bigjim wrote:It does have some connection to a few cancers especially Bladder.
I don't think that there's any evidence of significant risk.
arnsider wrote:This Covid 19 lock down has been an utter disaster for peope like me and I am finding it impossible to maintain my former good physical health. It will be months before pools re open by which time I will be much the worse.
Yes, swimming is an exceptionally good form of exercise and it's much harder to lose both cardiovascular fitness and muscle strength than to gain them.
So what's second best for you? More cycling and add in something for your arm strength and general flexibility?
PS: After the badly-coordinated guidance and the new legislation the need for exercise was very quickly recognised, as were the risks for mental health and domestic abuse.