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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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Condition Members Success
Obesity
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90%
Fitness Goals
456
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Arthritis
357
92%
Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
318
96%
Sports Injuries
77
83%
Overall, 94% (1979 Members) find Swimming helpful
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Swimming Reviews

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Swimming helps you move those joints when it is so hard to do on dry land.
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Helped with a lot of my issues! Too bad it is getting too cold!
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keep arms and legs limber
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great way to get started exercising but laziness made me stop
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WATER AEROBICS!!! Totally Recommend!! This is perfect for starting out... low impact and lets you stay cool and build stamina
Loved it. Not near enough to a pool or companion to swim with just now. Great for supporting the body and keeping mobile.
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It helps to give me an all over workout without putting too much pressure on my joints. As an aerobic exercise I can either tread water, or swim laps.
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Reduces muscle tension & pain. Dont have a pool nearby, but do still go on occasion
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love going swimming @ the YMCA in their warm water pool...would love to try water arobics or water zumba.hot tubs great 2 for me...
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I swim a lot the physical exertion seems to slow down my urges. I tend to get a little hormonal when I am post period. That whole ovulating thing seems to make me feel like a dog in heat. but the swimming and walking helps me take out my frustrations.
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Discussions

  1. 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]
  2. Discussion: Swimming
    Drew, I've done water PT on and off for almost 20 years and it's the best thing for my fibro pain. Is your pool heated? Heat is always better for PT ... [More]
  3. 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]
  4. Discussion: Swimming
    Yes, swimming is excellent. However word of cautions; swim with someone present who can help and watch out for water temp. extreme cold or hot can eff... [More]
  5. Discussion: Swimming
    The Arthritis Foundation has long confirmed and supported the benefits of any exercise done in water - preferably a HEATED pool. Many YMCA's offer spe... [More]