In life, most people usually maintain their health by adopting methods. Among all kinds of sports that are very beneficial to the body, swimming is the most favorite one for everyone. For this reason, this article introduces the benefits to the family.
This sport is mainly a skill for us to float on the water and move forward in the water with the help of our limbs and body movements.
Swimming can be divided into competitive swimming and practical swimming. Competitive swimming is the second largest event in the Olympic Games. It includes four swimming styles: butterfly, backstroke (also known as backstroke), breaststroke and Jieyong (also known as crawl / freestyle), as well as synchronized swimming.
Exercise can keep joints healthy
With the increasing of our age, osteoarticular cartilage will also slowly develop degenerative lesions. If it is serious, it will gradually develop into osteoarthritis, which is the most common condition in the elderly.
When patients with arthritis swim in the water, the water will produce a kind of mechanical stress on the human joints, which will play a good role in massage, so that the stiff joints can be relaxed, when each joint does not have to continuously exert force as usual, the impact force on the joints during the movement is also much smaller than that on the land, so each joint can get relaxation and rest, which is conducive to the regression and function of inflammation Can recover.
Exercise can improve muscle quality
With the increase of age, the muscle tissue of human body will lose gradually. Research shows that the older the body is, the faster the muscle tissue will lose. The loss of muscle tissue, on the one hand, leads to the decrease of muscle strength, on the other hand, leads to the decrease of metabolic rate, energy consumption and the increase of fat ratio. Swimming is a whole body sport. Compared with other sports, it can mobilize more muscles to participate in metabolism and energy supply. Although swimming can't build strong and strong muscles, it can improve muscle strength and coordination, especially trunk, shoulder belt and upper limb muscles. Swimming in water needs to overcome greater resistance. Long-term swimming exercise can make muscle strength and speed , endurance and joint flexibility are improved, which can achieve the same effect as resistance training to reduce muscle tissue loss.
Exercise is good for cardiovascular health
Swimming as a kind of aerobic exercise in water, its most obvious effect is to stimulate the heart rate to speed up, which is the best exercise for the heart muscle. In swimming, human skin is cooled in water and blood vessels contract, which makes a lot of peripheral blood enter the heart and deep tissues of human body, dilate the blood vessels of internal organs, and the flow of blood in the lumen causes a greater impact than usual, which significantly improves the elasticity of blood vessel wall; in addition, we strengthen the strength of respiratory muscles and improve the pulmonary ventilation function in the process of continuous breathing during swimming. Exercise can also increase the lipase in the blood, accelerate the decomposition of cholesterol, so as to reduce the accumulation of deposits on the vascular wall, which has a good effect on preventing or reducing arteriosclerosis and cardiovascular disease.
It can be seen from the above that swimming can promote people's cardiovascular health, improve muscle quality and maintain joint health. It can be seen that people can effectively avoid the emergence of some common cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases if they can often do so at ordinary times.