Why is Swimming the Best Sport?

Why is Swimming the Best Sport?

Swimming is one of the best sports you can do. It exercises your cardio-respiratory health, your muscular endurance, and it tests your flexibility. Here are some reasons why you should swim.

Swimming is a low-impact sport, meaning that your joints and bones won’t be stressed at the end of a swim workout. When you swim for at least 20 minutes straight at a constant pace and speed, your overall fitness improves. Another fact is if you swim for an hour, you can burn 500 calories if you stay at a fast pace. Our bodies natural position is vertical, we spend all day being upright, but when you are swimming, you are horizontal. Being horizontal while being active improves breathing. studies have shown that people with asthma benefit from swimming because of this theory. Lastly, anyone can learn to swim!

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This relates to engineering because the pool that you swim in has to be engineered, as do all the tools you use when swimming.