Thursday, September 16

Why Swimming is the Best Sports for the Brain


  • Seena Mathew
  • The Conversation*

American Elizabeth Rhyan White competes in Tokyo 2020.

Image source, Reuters

It’s no secret that aerobic exercise can help prevent some of the effects of aging.

But a growing body of research suggests that swimming may provide a unique boost to brain health.

Swimming regularly improves memory, cognitive function, immune response and mood.

Swimming can also help repair stress damage and forge new neural connections in the brain.


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