The benefits of swimming

5 December 2019

Why swim? Our top 3

Teaching your child to swim and encouraging them to swim regularly can have significant effects on their health and safety. Here is why you should swim as a child and as an adult.

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In terms of security

It’s hard not to put this reason first. Drowning is the 1st cause of death by accident of everyday life for people under 25 years old. 45% of these injuries are in children under 6 years of age (the majority of which are due to falls in private pools).
In France, 1/6 of the population declares not to know how to swim.

Water is everywhere, it is part of everyday life. By teaching your child to swim at an early age, you will be giving them the keys to being safe in and around the water for life! Because as early as 3 years old, a child can learn the survival reflexes and the basics of swimming with theanti-drowning programAUTO-RESCUE® : swim, float, swim, get out of the water by yourself. swim, float, swim, get out of the water by yourself. Which swimming class is right for my child?

The good news is that there is no age limit for learning to be safe in the water and to swim! Swimming has many
Swimming has many benefits, including being accessible to everyone and being able to adapt to each person’s level.

baby swimmer
from age 5 to Perf child and adult courses
or Perf adult, there are programs for all ages, all levels and all objectives.

Choose the adult swimming course that’s right for you!

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In terms of health

Swimming is an excellent cardiovascular workout that promotes heart and lung health, increases endurance and improves flexibility, balance and posture.

In addition, swimming is a way to prevent childhood obesity that can lead to diabetes
in young people
. Swimming also puts less strain on the joints than other forms of exercise and therefore helps to avoid injury.

In terms of well-being

Learning to swim is more than a life skill as water is so much a part of our daily lives! From the first touch of blowing bubbles in the water to a pool party to riding a big wave to scuba diving, knowing how to swim brings joy and opportunity to a life of adventure.
Swimming is a skill that is valued throughout a lifetime.

And swimming is good for you. The natural buoyancy of the water is relaxing and the fact that you have to take deep breaths helps to ventilate your body…and your head!

Swimming puts a smile on your face: but why?

Breathe in…breathe out… With swimming, relearn how to breathe and fight stress! Swimming is the perfect sport to cope with a fast-paced life thanks to the calming power of water. Swimming can improve your overall mood and help fight slumps.

Why is swimming so good for you?

Swimming allows you to let go and expel the nervous tensions accumulated throughout the day. In the water, the body relaxes. Bad fatigue becomes good fatigue. Your lungs are fully inflated and your airways have never been so clear. You are less sick.

Regular swimming will help you feel better about your body. You gainez, muscle and refine. Your muscles are coming back to life, hello firm buttocks (thanks to the beating of the legs)! You gain in lightness and strength and your back is not unhappy about it. Goodbye pain!

In addition, the calmness of the pool creates an incredible disconnection, a bubble that chases away worries.

You can swim as much as you want, no restrictions! Swimming is a gentle sport thanks to the buoyant and gliding powers of water. In practice, learning to swim is done at a rate of 3 to 4 sessions per month over 6 months to 1 year minimum, depending on the goals of the swimmer. Once you have learned to swim and are comfortable in the water, you can enjoy the pleasures of the water for the rest of your life!

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Camille Lacourt, five-time world and European swimming champion and backstroke specialist.

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