Swimming is one of the most enjoyable ways to keep fit without undesirable joint strain and physical exertion. Swimming is an aerobic exercise that involves movement of almost the entire body and has less impact on the body compared to other exercises such as running.
- May improve physical performance
- May increase resistance
- May improve lung capacity
- May decrease stress levels
- May improve your posture
- May strengthen your muscles
- May improve mood
- May improve cardiovascular health
- May boost your confidence
- May help with weight loss
Swimsuit, goggles, earplugs, and a swim cap. In certain cases, some of these items may be optional.
Find a pool and go swimming on a regular basis. If you don't know how to swim, sign up for classes so you can develop a good technique.
A good idea is to make it part of your exercise routine.
- Swimming provides a complex cardio workout which activates the heart, lungs, and circulatory system.
- Swimming trains and improves the contraction movements of the heart, optimizing its functioning.
- It is a relaxing exercise for all the sensory activation. In addition, it forces you to train your breathing, which has a positive effect on the autonomic nervous system.
- It provides muscle relaxation, reduces bone degradation, and strengthens joint function. All this improves posture.
Ideally in the morning or afternoon
Muscle pain, skin irritation.
It must be practiced with caution as there is a risk of drowning.
- To increase the benefits and avoid injuries, make sure you have a good technique.
- Do regular breathing exercises to be more prepared for swimming.
- If you don't practice regularly, start with short sessions.
- Complement this exercise with a good diet to improve your performance.
- Make sure you do it in a place with adequate sanitation to avoid infections by microorganisms.