Swim for Your Health

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Swimming is an effective cardiovascular exercise. Whether you are at the beginning of your wellness and weight loss journey or you just want to stay in shape, getting into the pool or ocean is a great idea. Once you start swimming, your strength and endurance will quickly improve. Also, because swimming is a low impact exercise and is non-weight bearing, it is extremely beneficial for healing from an injury or simply being able to exercise with little or no pain to your joints. Perhaps best of all, swimming is an exercise that provides a total body workout.

Fast and Effective

According to the American Heart Association, swimming from 30 to 60 minutes, four to six days a week can help you lose weight and reduce serious health risks including stroke, diabetes and heart disease. Remember how much fun you had enjoying the water in your younger years? Well, the water is calling you back. Swimming outside also adds the benefit of being out in natural light and giving you the chance to soak up some vitamin D.

Swimming is also a great way to rebound after cardiovascular problems. As a low-impact exercise, it is particularly helpful for individuals who suffer with health problems, because it does not additional stress on knees, hips or back, unlike running and biking.

As an added benefit, swimming can help you lose weight and maintain a healthy weight if done consistently. In addition to working all of your major muscle groups, it also helps strengthen your heart and lungs.

We want to see the residents of our local community get healthy, improve their physical fitness, and kick stress and its accompanying physical and mental health impacts to the curb! Let’s make a wellness plan together. Stop in today; we recently expanded our hours and now open at 8 am each weekday. We provide primary and specialty care without the long wait and heavy costs.

Family Medical Clinic Kendall is an inner-city health clinic in Miami. We care about our community members in the Miami area. Treating families is our life’s work and passion. We support families in guiding them toward healthy nutrition and wellness. We are open late, and no appointment is required. Located at 9000 SW 137th Avenue, Suite 111 in Miami, we offer a walk-in clinic, urgent care and a lab & diagnostics. Call us today at (305) 603-7824 to find out how we can help.

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