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Simplify your workout with lap swimming

Simplify your workout with lap swimming By: Heidi Godman, Executive Editor, Harvard Health Letter Everyone likes a bargain, and lap swimming is a good deal when it comes to exercise. Swimming is a remarkably effective workout because it combines three important types of exercise in one: aerobics, stretching, and strengthening. ôSimply keeping yourself afloat activates the core muscles in your back and abdomen. And you have to move all of your muscles to swim,…

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