10. Weight Loss
Swimming burns calories. One recent report from the UK Department of Health estimates that a 60kg person burns around 240 calories in a half hour of swimming freestyle, which is the same as cycling for the same amount of time at 12 to 14 miles an hour.
This means that swimming regularly in your Leisure Pool can result in weight loss!
9. Reduces the Risk of Illness
Reports indicate that because swimming is good for your fitness and health, it may also reduce the risk of chronic illness.
8. Full Body Workout
When you swim, you use the muscles in your legs, core, chest back, shoulders and hands. This means when you swim in a Leisure Pool you can get a full body workout.
7. Good Exercise for Joints
Because swimming is a low impact sport, and is not weight-bearing, it is the perfect way to exercise if you have problems with your joints. Please consult with your doctor about the benefits swimming may offer your joints prior to commencing an exercise regime.
6. You Can Swim at Any Age
Swimming is an activity that can be enjoyed at any age – especially in a Leisure Pool!
5. Swimming Assists with Flexibility
When you swim, you stretch, twist, reach and pull your way through the water. This type of regular stretching assists with flexibility.
4. May Make You Smarter
Australian research compared children who took swimming lessons to a control group of non-swimming children. The results showed that kids who participated in swimming regularly had better fine motor skills, confidence, language development and confidence than the control group.
3. Good Cardio Exercise Without the Cost of Gym Membership
Because of the wide range of movements swimming offers you not only get the improvement of joint flexibililty, swimming also reduces your blood pressure, strengthens your heart and improves your erobic capacity – without the high prices of gym membership!
2. May Assist in Relieving Body Pain
Swimming is often prescribed by doctors and physiotherapists to patients who have back pain and arthritis. Please consult with your doctor about the benefits swimming may offer you prior to commencing an exercise regime.
1. It’s Fun
That’s right, swimming anytime in a Leisure Pool, is fun!
So not only do Leisure Pools provide a fantastic lifestyle product that looks good and creates value to your home, they;
- Help you look and feel amazing;
- Help make you smarter and stronger; and
- Provide a world of fun…
Thanks Leisure Pools!