More than Just Physical: The Mental Health Advantages of Swimming

Everybody knows that having a swimming pool at home is beneficial for physical health. Swimming builds endurance, tones muscles, improves cardiovascular fitness and can help the swimmer maintain a healthy weight. Additionally, a durable and well-built fibreglass pool increases a property’s overall aesthetics.

If those are not enough reasons for you to install a fibreglass pool at home, consider this: swimming is good for your mental health. The water activity is a relaxing physical exercise that alleviates stress and improves mood. It also does wonders for brain development.

Swimming as a Stress Reliever

We understand that every day life can be stressful. To get your mind off the things, spend some leisure time by the pool. Recreational swimming is sure to leave you feeling positive and refreshed afterwards. Furthermore, it doesn’t matter what the season is. Even when it isn’t summer, you can still have fun at the pool.

Swimming as a Social Activity

On the other hand, swimming is also a socialising activity that improves your mental health. Whether you spend lazy days by the pool with your family or invite some friends over for a swim, it allows you to wind down and reduce anxiety levels.

Swimming is Smart Exercise

Swimming doesn’t just improve your mood and reduce your anxiety levels. Like other physical exercises, it also improves your memory function and thinking skills. By getting physically active in the water, your brain reduces inflammation or insulin resistance and makes way for new cell growth.

At Palm City Pools, we supply all types of fibreglass swimming pools, new and reconditioned, large and small. Our swimming pools allow you to enjoy the physical and mental health benefits associated with swimming. We are a skilled and reliable company that installs, transfers and removes pools across Perth and the rest of Western Australia.

We are one of Perth’s largest fibreglass swimming pool companies with some 50+ designs. We have a fibreglass pool that will match your home.