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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% (2038 Members) find Swimming helpful

Swimming Reviews

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Did this for about a month, which made me feel better. Unfortunately I can't afford the membership price (I tried it out with a Groupon).
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Because it's fun.
I enjoyed swimming so much. I moved & haven't swam daily in years :(
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Helps with muscle and joint pain
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Really helps me stretch muscles
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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 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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  1. Discussion: Swimming
    The only time chemicals bothered my breathing was when they were sprayed from a spray bottle or can, like Lysol or bleach when cleaning the bathroom .... [More]
  2. 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]
  3. 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]
  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]