“The sea, on casting its spell once, holds one in its net of wonder forever and ever”
What if this spell casts healthy and beneficial effects on your body? What if it blooms your mental health as well..?
We all know that exercise is the key to good health. But are you aware of the Health Benefits of Water sports which are not less than exercising on dry land? Research from Bayler University Medical center has shown that people who engage themselves in water sports have delightful health with a cherishing level of fitness.
Imagine yourself on a pretty morning swimming freely in a god gifted pool. Wouldn’t you want to experience a wide range of therapies?
Water sports are gaining popularity not just because of the adrenaline rush, while getting tanned and toned, but they also offer quite many health benefits.
All health-conscious people here will be glad to know of the added health benefits that water sports offer.
Water sports are the best form of exercise as they work for almost every part of your body, helping you burn calories in the easiest possible manner. Increasing your metabolism and your fluid intake and appetite, they help you avoid binge eating. They improve immunity against chronic diseases.
A simple floating water sport activity helps to manage daily stress levels which in turn relax you, your heart and the body in general. Thus it decreases the risk of chronic heart diseases along with controlling diabetes as well.
Water sports are extremely beneficial for people with Arthritis. The gentle water provides a natural soothing effect to achy joints. Water activities like snorkeling and swimming facilitate using the affected joints without exacerbating the symptoms. Hydrotherapy is doing extremely well among arthritis patients these days.
Water sports like canoeing, water bikes, paddling are a much-preferred form of exercise that helps increase bone density, especially beneficial for the senior citizens and the postmenopausal women.
Water sports rejuvenate Mental Health by reducing stress, anxiety and depression. Additionally, it is also fruitful for the mind. The tranquil quality of water proves to be beneficial in refreshing the mood in both men and women. Numerous studies show that it has a very significant effect on memory. Water sports are pretty easy to form of exercise benefits both the body and mind.
Exercising lifts your mood, by working at a hormonal level inside your body, and when done in water it’s even better. Water is naturally peaceful and relaxing. As soon as you immerse yourself in water, you’ll feel weightless, muscles feel relaxed and stress is released from your body. It is highly beneficial as it opens up every muscle of the body. It also improves stability and balance as well.
Most importantly there is less risk of injury in doing water sports. When you’re in the water you can do a lot more for a long time that’s because the weight of your body is reduced dramatically. You can have fun for hours without getting puffed up.
Success in most sports demands collaboration with fellow team players and water sports are no exception to it, as shown by water polo. Water sports are the great teachers promoting socialization, friendship and emotional reasoning as well as instilling necessary values such as respect and sportsmanship.
Another priceless benefit of water sports is the development of a fighter attitude in an individual which remains an asset to face the downs of life. Practicing these one gains the ability to combat certain hindrances such as obesity and back pain.
Looking at the aforementioned, it’s not wrong to say that there are many benefits to taking part in water sports. There are many beautiful reasons to visit the gorgeous destinations gifted by the almighty like the Mediterranean destinations such as Italy, Greece and of course, the trailblazing Goa!
Considering all this, have a look at these water sports and the unique health benefits offered by them.
Stand up Paddle Boarding is the definition of a full-body workout. It involves balancing on the board which engages muscles in the shoulders, core and hips. Using many of these key muscles helps you in the transfer of the force from the water through your entire body.
Kayaking is a very rewarding water sport and is the best way to relieve stress whilst offering fitness benefits at the same time. When your paddle enters the water and takes a good stroke, each and every muscle in your upper body is used, along with some lower body muscles as well! One of the best things about kayaking is that you can learn the basic skills in just a few days, which in turn allows you to spend more time perfecting those skills, as well as learning new ones.
Surfing is no less in providing benefits for your health. It blooms overall health of the body by including your cardiovascular fitness from paddling out, shoulder and back strength from using, your arms to paddle and core and legs strength from standing and balancing on the board.
Kite surfing, which involves the rider holding on to a giant kite while gliding on a wakeboard, has grown into an ultra-famous coastal sport for those searching for a physical challenge and want to experience thrill up to the brim. Requiring an advanced physical balance and equilibrium, kite surfers tone their bodies at the abdomen, arms and hands.
Lastly, water sports don’t keep you waiting for the right time. Regardless of the season, there always remain ample amount of opportunities for getting on the water.
So get ready to take in the plunge and enjoy the refreshing water sports activities that will give you a real good time and mesmerizing memories to cherish lifelong.
Say “Hell Yes” to new crazy adventures, because, Tomorrow you will look back at your life and smile because it was your life and you decided to live it the best.
“Make sure that at the end of the day, your feet become dirty, your hair messy but your eyes remain sparkling.”