Home > Fitness > Sport > Swimming advertorial Updated 28 October 2013 Michael Phelps: the benefits of swimming Watch this series of videos featuring super athlete Michael Phelps advocating the benefits of swimming and how to improve your swimming technique. 0 take a Flexibility test » Receive Health tips » Ask Fitness Expert » Join Health24 on Facebook » Leading swimwear brand, Speedo South Africa, has launched a series of exciting videos featuring super athlete Michael Phelps advocating the benefits of swimming.Phelps holds the title of most decorated Olympian of all time with a total of 22 medals. He retired last year after the 2012 Summer Olympics. The introductory "Get Speedo Fit with Michael Phelps – Physical", outlines the physical benefits of swimming for any age or body type.It’s one of three videos available on Speedo South Africa’s YouTube channel, which promote the physical, health and mental benefits of swimming. Additionally, check out these Freestyle and Butterfly Swimming Technique Videos: Are you ready to take your training to the highest level?If so, download the Get Speedo Fit Performer Training Programme. Picture of Michael Phelps by Mitch Gunn / Shutterstock.com NEXT ON HEALTH24X Can exercise offset damaging effects of alcohol? 2016-09-12 14:33 More: SportSwimming advertisement From our sponsors Discover treatments that can help reduce acne What can I do to reduce or remove acne marks? Dementia and Incontinence: what you need to know WIN a R2000 Skin Renewal online store voucher!