Reap the psychological benefits of a dip in the pool
Love swimming for the exercise? Well, now you can revel in the fact it's good for your mental wellbeing too.
A survey by swimwear brand, Speedo, reveals that swimmers find getting the pool is the perfect way to:
Sports psychologist Julie Johnston says, 'The feeling of ‘freedom’ whilst in the water has long been one of the key appeals behind all forms of swimming, and the results of this survey offer a clear indication that swimming not only provides an effective physical workout, but can also actively improve mentality and self-perception, making it the ideal exercise for both body and mind.'
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The fieldwork was conducted by research specialists Ipsos MORI, who surveyed almost 4,000 swimmers throughout the US, GB, France and China.
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