Many people cycle or run to get fit but don’t think of swimming as another major route to a healthier lifestyle. What a mistake! Did you know that even a gentle swim can burn over 200 Kcal in half an hour and a fast front crawl can burn as many calories as an 8mph run? It is true!
Here are a few more health and fitness facts you may not know about swimming:
• Because water is about 800 times denser than air,