Updated: Jul 9
"If more adults recognized the cognitive and mental health benefits of swimming, they'd jump in the pool alongside their kids." Seena Mathew PhD
It's no secret that aerobic exercise can help stave off some of the ravages of aging. But a growing body of research suggests that swimming might significantly boost brain health.
Regular swimming has been shown to improve memory, cognitive function, immune response, and mood. Swimming may also help repair damage from stress and forge new neural connections in the brain.
Seena Mathew PhD
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