Swimming is an excellent low impact way to work out your entire body and cardiovascular system without putting wear and tear on your bones and joints. Did you know one hour of swimming burns almost as many calories as running? Depending on what stroke you are doing and the intensity, swimming can burn equally or more calories than running without the impact on your joints.
For all athlete’s strength is very important especially football players. Swimming has been known to increase your heart rate, strengthen your lungs, build endurance, build strength, and tone your muscles. This is because when you’re swimming you utilize all the muscles groups in your body to move through the water. Since swimming requires your body to use several motions to such as reaching, stretching, twisting and pulling the repetitiveness and stretching found the various strokes can also help increase flexibility.
All these benefits are why Lincoln High School is taking their training to the pool with British Swim School. GO LIONS!
Ready to start swim lessons? Call British Swim School Hudson Waterfront today at (201) 676-3630 to enroll in swimming lessons in Jersey City, Hoboken, Weehawken, Bayonne, Secaucus, Union City, North Bergen, Edgewater, or the surrounding NJ communities.