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Updated 28 March 2013

Take the plunge

Swimming is a full body exercise that boosts fitness levels and tones the entire muscle spectrum. But if you're still not sure that it's the sport for you, we'll convince you.

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Swimming is a full body exercise that boosts fitness levels and tones the entire muscle spectrum. But if you're still not sure that it's the sport for you, we'll convince you.

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Swimming is a social sport – you can swim with family or friends; it's a sport where, if you are a beginner or an expert, there is very little risk of injuries; swimming boosts the immune system and improves blood circulation; swimming is a sport that rehabilitates injuries; it's also good after operations as the special gravity condition in water allows people to execute movements with lesser body weight; it's an affordable sport; and it's a great stress reliever.

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