Swim yourself slim; BEACH BODY PLAN Scottish Slimmers.
EXERCISING can be a chore, especially when you lead a busy nine-to-five life as well as caring for your children, home and of course coming to your slimming class every week.
Sometimes the very thought of exercise causes us to collapse in a heap. But what about swimming? Swimming is a sport that is often overlooked when we think of exercising but it's fun and you can do it nearly any time.
In fact, swimming might just be the key to your summer slimming success. Swim solo, swim with the kids, swim after work, swim in the morning check out the benefits: Swimming assists weight loss Combined with Scottish Slimmers' advice and successful eating plans, you'll find a straightforward recipe for weight-loss success.
Swimming reduces stress levels and helps your confidence grow Take a dip and feel your troubles float away.
Swimming boosts your mood You will feel more awake, more energised and over time you will feel like that every day.
Swimming strengthens muscles You will find muscles you didn't even know that you had.
Swimming doesn't even feel like exercise Who doesn't love a good swim now and then? And it feels totally effortless.
Swimming improves your sleep For those struggling to get eight hours a night, you're on to a winning sleep-inducing combination when you go for a daily swim.
Swimming is great for all ages Whether you're eight or 80, swimming is such a gentle exercise that you can take it at your own pace and join in no matter your age.
So you see exercise needn't be a chore or a tedious activity. In fact, it can be fun, family friendly and most importantly help your slimming go swimmingly.
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