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What are some benefits of swimming?

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Flexibility: Yes. Swimming will make you more flexible.

Aerobic: Yes. Your heart will keep pumping as you use your entire body to move through the water.

Strength: Yes. You’ll get stronger from the resistance of the water. Try using hand-held paddles, foam noodles, or a kickboard for extra resistance.

Sport: Yes. You can compete at any age, and join a team.

Low-Impact: Yes. The water gives you buoyancy, so you’ll float through your exercise session without putting pressure on your joints.

Reviewed by Tyler Wheeler on May 30, 2018
Reviewed by Tyler Wheeler on May 30, 2018

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