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Swimming is the movement through water of humans, animals and other creatures, without artificial assistance. Swimming is an excellent form of exercise. Because the density of the human body is approximately similar to that of water, the body is supported by the water and less stress is therefore placed on joints and b... more at Wikipedia

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Overall, 94% (2017 Members) find Swimming helpful

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Helps alot
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Between yoga to relax and meditation and swimming in therapy pool is helping my mind and body alot along with positive thinking!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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i love the water
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Helps me a great deal. Not painful and helps loosen up muscles and also strengthening them
I do laps daily. Feels great.
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wish I had more time to get to the pool
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I love the water, so it's the easiest way for me to get some exercise, and right now, with my weight being what it is, it's about the only exercise for me.
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beingin the pool
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Swimming is relaxing and helpful for the spasms.
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I did water aerobics that was fun and saw a bit of a difference. I would do it again
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  1. Discussion: swimming
    Water is my safe healing space, I love it. I live in a cold climate, but have been swimming for a month now. It is just so free and calm. I love th... [More]
  2. Discussion: swimming
    Yes! I am a swimmer and I used to go swimming every day, for at least two hours a day, for years until I had to stop for health reasons. I love swimmi... [More]
  3. Discussion: swimming
    If it weren't for my Fibro and damaged shoulders I would be a swimming addict. I love swimming and I was going there for a while and now I have starte... [More]
  4. Discussion: Swimming
    i use the pool as a form of exercise yes..grant it i dont swim but i walk and do different things in the water that im unable to do on land...i love t... [More]
  5. Discussion: Swimming
    Hi all, I went swimming for the first time since my last surgery. Wow. I didn't realize how much mobility I had lost after all of the fusions. I t... [More]