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Health Benefits of Swimming for Exercise

Published: 2010-09-16 - Updated: 2014-02-11
Author: Sandstorm Boutique

Synopsis: Swimming one of the best weapons to combat the obesity crisis that threatens our future generations.

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Swimming is Britain's top participation sport about 12 million people take part on a very regular basis.


Not only is swimming one of the best weapons to combat the obesity crisis that threatens our future generations it also offers everything from family fun to strenuous exercise.

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Water is 800 times denser than air, so its resistance requires 30% more effort from the muscles moving through it. Therefore, more key muscle groups are used in swimming than other sports, promoting muscle growth, fat burning and the development of anti-aging hormones.

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