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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% (2021 Members) find Swimming helpful

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Very helpful when I can get to a pool LOL:)
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I have been going to the beach the last couple of days and whenever I can. The water takes the stress and weight off my muscles. It feels great to just float on my back and have no pain.
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I love swimming and miss it dearly
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this is a great exercise that is very low impact that usually doesnt leave me to sore after a workout.
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put in lap pool that you tether self to & it helps keep me strong. can exercise with foam weights and keep cool in warm weather!
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I do this to be prepare incase I'm ever in a ferry that goes down. I normally swim 1/4 a mile, but can swim 2 miles if I have to.
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Great but I have scars on my back and it's hard to find something to wear plus I can't figure out how to protect my hair except rubbing it with vaseline. Wearing two bathing hats doesn't even do it.
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it does work to get slimer while you practice a sport but when i stopped practicing i gained all the weight back.
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This does help all joints need to keep it up regularly.
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I wish I had access to swim everyday! I love swimming and how I feel in water!
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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]