California Pools wants you to know how awesome lap swimming is! We want you to love it just as much as we do. Not only is it a fun way to exercise, it’s cool and refreshing and offers a low-impact option to stay fit. When you invest in a beautiful California Pools swimming pool in your backyard, you also are investing in your health because you will have the ability to walk into your backyard and dive into your fitness routine at any time of day. What a fabulous benefit to being a swimming pool owner! Not only are pools fun for the family, they are beneficial for you health and well-being! It’s a win-win!
Lap swimming is the perfect form of fitness for all ages. It provides a great low-impact aerobic workout and counts as both strength training and cardio. It is a great workout for those with injuries or joint issues. Mom, Dad, and kids as well, can benefit from jumping into a pool and swimming your favorite stroke. Swimming is even a great form of exercise for your fur-baby! Let your whole family benefit from this fun form of fitness. Swimming will strengthen your muscles and burn calories at the same time. Your body learns to use oxygen more efficiently, which in turn is great for your lungs and very beneficial to your health. Swimming laps is also a huge stress reliever. Believe it or not, your body actually craves physical activity. Once you exercise, your brain releases chemicals such as: serotonin, endorphins, and dopamine. Swimming makes you feel good, reduces stress, and gives you energy to be productive. Don’t forget, it also tones and strengthens your body and provides a little bit of much needed vitamin D. Not only will you feel wonderful after a good swim, the rest of your day will be productive and that in it self, makes for a really great day!
According to Fitness Magazine, swimming also turns back the clock. “Regular swimmers are biologically 20 years younger than their driver's licenses say they are, according to research from Indiana University. Scientists say that, even up until your 70th birthday, swimming affects blood pressure, cholesterol levels, cardiovascular performance, central nervous system health, cognitive functioning, muscle mass, and blood chemistry to be much more similar to that of your younger self.”
Wow! Those are some pretty amazing health benefits to you if you take up swimming as a regular form of fitness in your life. Go do it!
Whether you build a California Pools swimming pool in your backyard, or go to the local community pool, the benefits of lap swimming are endless. We at California Pools strongly recommend incorporating a good swim into your daily routine and want to remind you to take care of you! Throw on a swimsuit, grab some goggles, and go for that swim! You deserve it!
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