Benefits of Swimming for Senior Citizens

BENEFITS OF SWIMMING FOR SENIOR CITIZENS

  • Physical Benefits – Reduces the risk of Osteoporosis, heart and lung disease. Improves symptoms of arthritis, diabetes, joint pain, depression, and lowers blood pressure, improves balance and circulation. Swimming boosts brain function, is easy on the joints, tones muscles and increases flexibility. Water exercise is cooler and more comfortable than on land.
  • Therapeutic Benefits – Swimming can help people recover from accidents and sickness and helps combat the aging process. It is also relaxing and fun! Renews energy.
  • Social Benefits – Allows seniors to meet and be with other people. Water workouts are fun and contributes to a sense of well-being.
  • A Variety of Workouts – There are many types of water workouts for seniors:

Water Walking/Water Aerobics/Water Toning/Strengthening/Flexibility Training/Water Therapy Rehabilitation/Water Yoga/Relaxation/Deep Water Running.