Swimming Pool Health Benefits

Swimming Pool Health Benefits:

Swimming is the fourth most popular sports activity in the United States and is a great way to get regular aerobic physical exercise. Exercising in water offers many physical and mental health benefits and is a good choice for people who want to be more active but one thing to take into consideration before jumping in is the pool water quality

The benefits of swimming;

  • Swimming can help maintain blood pressure and cholesterol.
  • Swimming enhances the flexibility of your joints and provides the scope for boosting your physical activity workout level.
  • It helps a person exercise almost all the muscles of their body, with the main focus being on arms and legs.
  • Builds endurance, muscle strength and cardiovascular fitness.
  • It is found to have soothing effect on the mind as well as the body of a person, mainly by regulating breathing and stimulating circulation.
  • Swimming is great workout activity for people of all ages.

Some general tips:

Before you dive in:

  • Make sure you know how to swim.
  • Choose a safe environment.
  • Warm up and stretch your muscles and joints before entering the water.
  • Have plenty of water on hand and drink regularly.
  • Consult your doctor if you haven’t exercised for a long time.
  • Ensure you have tested the pool water quality and it is safe to swim.

If you own a pool and need help testing the pool water quality, contact us.