Saturday, 21 April 2018

Strokes Of Swimming

Swimming is an individual activity that burns lots of calories, is simple on the joints, supports your weight, and builds your muscular strength and endurance. Swimming also helps to improve cardio fitness, refreshes you and cools you off in summer, and it also safely into old age.
Swimming is a team or an individual sport that uses arms and legs to move the body through water. Swimming is one of the most common and Olympic sports with varied distance and strokes like, butterfly, backstroke, freestyle, and individual combination.

Strokes of swimming
•    Butterfly stroke-
It is very difficult stroke and not use for the beginners because it requires perfect timing and good contract with strength. In this stroke, legs move together in s dolphin kick, the arms move together to push the water downwards and backward. 
Leg kick-
1-    Bend the knees slightly, and keep arms together.
2-    Push the water downwards by straightening the knees and beating the feet downwards.
3-    There should be two kicks for every arm stroke.
Arms stroke-
•    Move the arms together, and pull the water with hands cupped.
•    Swing the arms forward on the water in a sweeping motion to complete the stroke.
•    Face the palms outward, and press it down outward.
Backstroke
The backstroke is very easy; butterfly and backstroke are much similar to the inch in that you use alternate windmill arm stroke and flutter kick. The main key of backstroke is that your arms move with equal strength, otherwise you will swim off to one side, so your body rolls from side to side and your arms catch enough water to push you forward.
Leg kick
•    Bend the knees slightly.
•    Relax the feet and ankles.
•    Highlights the up-kick for a force.
Arms stroke
•    Move the arms are a flashing, windmill pattern as they rotate and pass your face.
•    Move the hands are an “S” pattern when they are pushing the water.
•    Cup the hands and thumb leaves the water first.

Freestyle
This is the most famous stroke and the easiest for beginners to learn. In this stroke, arm moment is like a windmill and it is a simple flutter kick like the backstroke, only on your belly. The most difficult part is coordinating the breathing since your face is water most of the time.
The leg kick
•    The leg kick is an alternating order.
•    Bend the knees slightly.
•    Relax the ankles and feet

Arms stroke

•    Move the arms in an alternating windmill motion.
•    Pull your arm through the water with equal strength
•    Cup the hands and keep the wrist and hand relax.

Equipment need for swimming
Swimsuit- You will need a swimsuit expect you plan on skinny-dipping! A swimsuit is a design like fabric as well for minimum resistance through the water. They tend to long last time and fading even when used frequently in chlorinated pools.

Goggles
Goggles protect your eyes from chlorine and they help you to keep your eyes open when you swim. You can even get direction swim goggles if you wear glasses check with your optician for availability to find the right pair of goggles. 
Bathing caps-
Bathing caps are used for many purposes. Some pool managers will require individuals caps to protect long hair from getting into the pool, and some people just protect their hair from chlorine in the water you can also use bathing caps to cut it down battle in the water. Many caps are made of latex, but instead of this, you can find silicone, neoprene, and Lycra as well.

Overall swimming keeps your heart rate up, builds endurance, muscle strength and cardio fitness. It also helps to maintain a healthy weight, healthy heart, and lungs, toned your body and muscles.
•    Being relaxing and peaceful form of exercise.
•    Alleviating stress
•    Improving coordination, balance, and posture.
•    Improving flexibility
•    Providing good low impact therapy for some injuries and conditions.

•    Providing a pleasant way to cool down on a hot day.

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