The Swimming Solution

The health benefits of swimming are well-documented.

It's a great cardiovascular workout. It can help you optimize cholesterol levels and lose fat.

Scientific evidence shows that immersion in water helps us reduce the effects of stress.

Submersion to the neck increases cardiac output by more than 30% in a sedentary individual.

And aquatics make it easier for overweight or obese children and adults to exercise, because of buoyancy.

But swimming can also help us to solve America's health-care crisis. Check out this video featuring motivational speaker Byron Embry:

For more on the health benefits of aquatics, visit the National Swimming Pool Foundation health benefit site: