Benefits of Swimming Year Round
There are many Benefits of Swimming year round. But in this post we will share with you some of the top most beneficial things that swimming can provide to your “little fish”
First, swimming does improve your overall health by reducing inflammation in the body and really burning those calories. Swimming is also a Low-Impact sport which is one reason why it is so great for people of all ages. Even though swimming is a low-impact exercise, it is still very effective. In fact, you can burn over 500+ calories in one hour. Swimming is great for weight loss, staying in shape, having more energy, and feeling better overall.
Swimming vs. other sports
If you or your child has ever played any sports such as soccer, basketball, football, etc, you know that these sports can be quite rough on the joints. When swimming year round the water helps take stress off the joints, which means people are less likely to injure themselves in this sport. As a low impact exercise it can be practiced continually for all ages.
Drowning is one of the leading causes of death in young children. In fact, studies have shown that children who take swimming lessons are 90% less likely to drown than those who don’t.
Children can start lessons as early as 6 months old and having your child take swimming lessons at a young age is one of the best things that can be done to prevent drowning.