Updated: Sep 16
ITV News reports: “New research has shown that swimming benefits our mental health as well as our physical health. Swim England are calling for more investment in the sport in order to boost mental wellbeing across the country.” Video
Swim England suggest that GP’s should prescribed swimming which saves the NHS some 350 million pounds a year. The exercise and social side of swimming benefits the two million children that swim regularly along with people suffering from dementia, depression, diabetes, repertory illnesses and certain cancers.
Olympic swimmer Steve Parry suggests swimming makes us happier, healthier and fitter. Swimming flips the switch that makes you more alive!