Swimming and Coordination

Along with many other physical benefits, swimming has been shown to increase coordination.  Image by tookapic from Pixabay Practicing different strokes in the water, or even just doggy paddling all require a good amount of physical coordination to pull off.  Image by Jan Haerer from Pixabay Having better coordination can help to increase reaction time … Read more

Swimming and Sleep

Swimming pools and swim spas are not only great for the daylight hours, they can even benefit you throughout the night!  Swimming is a great activity to relax your body and mind and help you to sleep. Swimming burns around 350 to 420 calories an hour, depending on how hard you are working. Swimming is … Read more

Swimming as Exercise

Pools are great for general recreation and spending time with family or friends, but there is also an added benefit of getting in your daily exercise!  Even lightly swimming in a pool acts as a full body workout, and the water allows for little to no impact on joints.  This helps to protect from injuries … Read more