Medical News Today: Physical and mental benefits of swimming

Medical News Today: Physical and mental benefits of swimming

Swimming engages almost every major muscle group, requiring a person to use their arms, legs, torso, and stomach. Swimming also: increases the heart rate without putting stress on the body improves strength tones muscles enhances fitness helps to manage weight Cardiovascular exercise, often referred to as cardio, involves the heart, lungs, and circulatory system. A thorough workout routine, such as one that features swimming, will include this type of exercise. Research suggests that swimmers have half the mortality rate of inactive people. A study from 2016 indicates that swimming can help to lower blood pressure and control blood sugar levels...

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