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Swimming Can Benefit Your Blood Pressure, Plus Do So Much More!

There are many methods of working out that will benefit your body if done on a consistent basis. One of the best forms of exercising is swimming. Everyone can benefit from swimming. It doesn’t matter if you are a beginner or a dedicated swimmer. Swimming can really benefit your blood pressure! Plus it can be fun, while gaining muscle at the same time. You will gain more confidence and lower anxiety. It can help you to focus better and be more mindful. Here are eight ways to show why swimming is the best form of exercise for everyone.

♦ When you swim, your body is going against the water in a natural resistance. It will force all of your muscles to perform harder than they would if you were doing the same activity outside of the pool. You can save about ten percent of your exercise time by swimming.

♦ Swimming will build your stamina quickly. All of that resistance training will encourage your body to go for longer distances each time. You will be able to feel the power of your muscles in the water encouraging you to go further and harder.

♦ Swimming will make you have a better night’s sleep due to the workout it gives you. It will lower your anxiety and depression due to the increase in all 3 of the happy hormones. You will have more focus and better concentration in your daily life. All you have to do is swim 3 times a week. It doesn’t have to be a hardcore swimming routine, just a gentle swim for thirty minutes and three times a week.

♦ Swimming the same three days a week will dramatically increase your metabolic rate, which gives your body a serious energy boost to better handle your days. You won’t have to worry about that mid-day crash anymore. It also makes your food digest more quickly, taking away the sluggish feeling you get after you eat. 

♦ Swimming is great for anyone who has an injury. The water will support up to 90 percent of your body weight when you are swimming. It gives you a safe way to work out or stay active without causing more injuries. 

♦ Swimming will decrease your odds of having heart disease, a stroke, high blood pressure, and type 2 diabetes. With low resistance and high endurance, your blood pressure will decrease if there is a need. Burning all of the calories will shed those unwanted pounds lowering your type 2 diabetes. 

♦ Swimming is the perfect exercise to reduce sweat. The water keeps your body cool while you are working out to eliminate the sweat you would feel if you were doing the same exercises outside of the pool.

♦ Swimming is the best exercise for burning calories and forcing your body to shed those unwanted pounds. You burn more calories swimming than you do walking, riding a bike, and more. If you are looking to lose weight in a safe and quick way, then you should start swimming 3 times a week for thirty minutes a day.

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