ASK OUR EXPERTS

Choose Topic
Using 0 of 1024 Possible characters
Home »  Living Healthy »  Summers Are Here! Try This Pool Exercise If You Want A Flat Stomach

Summers Are Here! Try This Pool Exercise If You Want A Flat Stomach

Swimming is an aerobic workout which benefits your overall health and protects you from several diseases. Let us have a look at some health benefits of swimming.

Summers Are Here! Try This Pool Exercise If You Want A Flat Stomach

Swimming is an effective exercise to burn calories.

HIGHLIGHTS

  1. Swimming has been called the perfect pool exercise
  2. If you want a good nights sleep, you must start swimming
  3. Swimming boosts endorphins that increase the feeling of well-being

In the scorching heat of the summers, some people are a bit lazy to hit the gym, while some do not enjoy their workout routines. What if we tell you about an amazing exercise which is apt for the summer season? Even better it offers several health benefits and is super fun. Well! The exercise which should be in your fitness routine this summer season is swimming. Swimming has been called the perfect pool exercise. Swimming is an aerobic workout which benefits your overall health and protects you from several diseases. Let us have a look at some health benefits of swimming.

Also read:  Watch Shilpa Shetty's Hard Core Workout Video To Get A Flat Stomach

Top health benefits of swimming:

1. Muscle strength

Swimming can help you gain muscle strength. This is because when you swim the legs kick and the arms pull. As the back reaches and rotates, the stomach muscles tend to tighten to power the legs and stabilize the core muscles. This makes swimming one of the best full body aerobic exercise.

2. Enhanced flexibility

Swimming is a great exercise as it involves stretching, twisting and pulling your way through the water. Repetitive stretching in various strokes helps in enhancing the flexibility. This single workout can help improve endurance and strength in both the upper body and lower body.

Also read: Want A Flat Stomach; Shiny, Thick Hair And Glowing Skin? Rujuta Diwekar Tells Us How

3. Quick weight loss

Due to the weight-bearing properties of the pool, swimming is an excellent exercise for quick weight loss. The full body workout is a great way to burn calories, boost metabolism and tones your body. The more calories you burn, the more fat gets mobilized. As a result, the exercise allows you to burn extra fat in your body. Swimming allows you to become healthier, fitter and better.

4. Beneficial for asthmatic patients

Asthma is caused due to inflammation in the airways, which blocks the airways and makes it difficult for asthmatic patients to breathe. This makes it beneficial for asthmatics. In addition, swimming can help develop good breathing practices as well.

5. Healthy heart

This aerobic exercise can do wonders for people suffering from heart diseases. Swimming can help improve your heart health, lower your cholesterol levels and protect you from several cardiovascular diseases.

6. Improved sleep

If you want a good night's sleep, you must start swimming. Swimming is a full-body aerobic exercise, and spending some time in the water, can be really exhausting. This is because your entire body, along with your brain, works constantly while swimming. This in turn helps you to get a sound sleep at night.

7. Manages stress

Swimming boosts endorphins that increase the feeling of well-being. Swimming is very relaxing and the stretching and contracting of muscles can help manage your stress levels, reduce anxiety and depression.

Also read: This Yoga Pose Is Great For Your Health! Shilpa Shetty Kundra Does It And Here's Why You Should Do It Too

Disclaimer: This content including advice provides generic information only. It is in no way a substitute for qualified medical opinion. Always consult a specialist or your own doctor for more information. NDTV does not claim responsibility for this information.

COMMENT

DoctorNDTV is the one stop site for all your health needs providing the most credible health information, health news and tips with expert advice on healthy living, diet plans, informative videos etc. You can get the most relevant and accurate info you need about health problems like diabetes, cancer, pregnancy, HIV and AIDS, weight loss and many other lifestyle diseases. We have a panel of over 350 experts who help us develop content by giving their valuable inputs and bringing to us the latest in the world of healthcare.

................... Advertisement ...................

................... Advertisement ...................

FAQ

ASK OUR EXPERTS

Using 0 of 1024 Possible characters
Choose Topic

................... Advertisement ...................

-------------------------------- Advertisement -----------------------------------