Swimming has its educational value – mental, moral, and physical – in giving you a sense of mastery over an element, and of power of saving life, and in the development of wind and limb.
-Robert Baden-Powell

The research is out, and it’s all about swimming. There are many positive physical qualities that swimming brings, such as endurance, strength, and increased aerobic health. But it’s also showing a promising outlook on the psychological benefit, too.

-Swimming releases endorphins into your brain and generates a feel-good response, and a general sense of happiness.
-Controlled breathing while swimming is a form of relaxation and mediation
-Being immersed in water increases blood flow to your brain, increasing the oxygen and function.

View the rest of the list on SwimJim.com, and additional research is listed below. If you have questions, we have answers! Please call us for a complimentary consultation today.

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*https://www.psychologies.co.uk/self/the-meditative-power-of-swimming.html
*https://swimjim.com/blog/what-do-the-experts-say-about-how-to-be-happy-and-what-does-swimming-have-to-do-with-it-2/
*https://www.researchgate.net/publication/260271135_Cardiovascular_responses_to_water_immersion_in_humans_Impact_on_cerebral_perfusion