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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

Treatment Success Rate

Top 5 Communities
Condition Members Success
Obesity
628
90%
Fitness Goals
465
98%
Arthritis
364
92%
Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
323
96%
Sports Injuries
80
84%
Overall, 94% (2016 Members) find Swimming helpful
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Swimming Reviews

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Years of personal training.
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Excellent way to keep your joints in good shape and keep your muscles strong. Very low impact.
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Combine with my workout regimen...it is a nice cool down
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i love to swim and it helps to lose weight but it isn't conveinent for me because i live out of town.
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It was a really hot pool therapy and 8 week tx and it was exercise it was very helpful. I wish it was longer.
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swimming pool in my condo complex but I have not used it recently-must get back to it
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PT in the pool - helps with chronic pain!
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trying to go only went 3x so far so dont know yet, but feels great to be in the pool
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I love swimming. It's easier to swim than to run.
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I love to swim. A great workout for those with an injury.
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Discussions

  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]