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Fitness Tip: Swimming a great activity for fun and fitness

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Swimming offers many health benefits.
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Swimming offers health benefits for the mind and body and is accessible to people who are unable to participate in other forms of exercise. A post on the blog Jen Reviews provides a compilation of the top eight health benefits offered by swimming. according to science. They are as follows.

• Swimming fights tiredness by improving oxygen intake and energy use in the body.

• Swimming protects the heart and cardiovascular system.

• Swimming provides social support and aids mental health and development.

• Learning to swim reduces the chance of drowning.

• The risk of contracting certain chronic illnesses drops with swimming exercise.

• Swimming supports a healthy and longer life.

• As a low-impact exercise, swimming causes less overall damage to muscles and joints.

• A correlation exists between swimming and an overall decrease in body fat percentage.

To review five tips for better swimming, visit jenreviews.com/swimming.




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