This article comes from TED.com and discusses the reasons swimming may just be one of the most powerful methods of life and longevity enhancement.
I suggest you skip the part that describes a rather grotesque method researchers used on rats to prove the theory, and concentrate on the main message, which is that regular swimming has been shown to improve memory, cognitive function, immune response and mood. Swimming may also help repair damage from stress and forge new neural connections in the brain. (Click pic to read article in full)
As you know, here at AlkaWay we are water fanatics. It’s our belief that water is the single most important aspect of health.. and the most unrecognised. We are reminded of Albert Szent-Gorgi, Nobel laureate’s deep reverence for water.