10 Physical & Mental Health Benefits of Swimming

Swimming is a phenomenal way to keep up with your physical and mental health. At Pools by York, we generated a few reasons why swimming is a fun and effective exercise.

6 physical health benefits of swimming

Adding a swimming pool to your backyard may be one of the healthiest things you can do for you and your family! In addition to being fun, swimming is a great way to get fit. Some of the health benefits of swimming are included below.

  1. Keeps your heart rate up without stressing your skeletal system like running or bike riding can.
  2. Builds endurance and muscle strength
  3. Helps you maintain a healthy weight and healthy lungs.
  4. Improves your balance and posture.
  5. Improves your flexibility.
  6. Gives you a full body workout since you use almost every muscle swimming.

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4 mental health benefits of swimming

In addition to your physical health, swimming can help you maintain your mental health by:

  1. Lowering your stress level
  2. Being a relaxing and peaceful form of exercise
  3. A great way to cool down on a hot day.
  4. Having value as an entertainment venue for family and friends

And best of all, IT’S IN YOUR OWN BACKYARD!