6 Healthy Benefits of Swimming for Kids, Parents & Even Moms-to-be! by Charong Chow

5 years ago
6 Healthy Benefits of Swimming for Kids, Parents & Even Moms-to-be!

Want a fun family activity that's really good for you? Sign your entire family up for swim lessons or regular swim sessions. According to the Centers for Disease Control, here are some of the benefits of swimming:

  • Swimming is great aerobic activity for all ages. 
  • It increases stamina.
  • Taking a dip in the pool may decrease depression. 
  • Children learn water safety, and it can help the family connect while having fun. 
  • Pregnant mothers report positive effects mentally and physically.
  • Older adults can see an improvement in arthritis and other chronic diseases. 

Bonus: Kids have such a good time, they have no idea they're doing something good for them!

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