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The Most Extreme Pool

Updated on January 17, 2010

Swimming is nice activity. Beside we get a healthy body, swimming is good for treat our breath. We can enjoy the day with our family in swimming pool. There are benefit by swimming, like:

  • Build muscle. By swimming we move almost all the muscles in the body, from head, neck, limbs up, chest, abdomen, back, hips, lower limbs, and feet. When moving in the water,the body spend the energy much more because it have to 'fight' the mass of water that can strengthen and flex the muscles of the body.
  • Improve the ability of heart and lung function. The movement in the water like pushed and kicked by the members of the body especially the hands and feet, can stimulate blood flow to the heart, blood vessels, and lungs. This means, swimming can be categorized as aerobic exercise in water.
  • Trained the breathing. Highly recommended for people who affected asthma. Our breathing becomes more healthy, smooth, and longer than before.
  • Burn more calories. By swimming effectively burn approximately 24% of calories the body.
  • Self Safety. When we have the swimming ability, we don't worry when something happen to us. Like ship or plane crush at the sea. We can safe ourself.
  • Reducing stress. Swimming can also create heart and mind more relaxed. Swimming movements could increase the hormone endorphins in the brain. The mood and mind always cool,

Before swimming don't forget doing warming up to prevent muscle cramps and also serve to increase body temperature and heart rate gradually.

the most extreme place for swimming

Back to the tittle of this hub. We usually swimming in the swimming pool. Yesterday when I browse around the internet I found the extreme place for swimming. This is unusual place and really extreme for swimming. I personally scared look this place. But I have the picture about the family very brave swim in this place. From the picture it like the river and they this family swim at the edge of the river, above the waterfall I think. But I can't find another information about the location of this place. I hope you enjoy the picture below.

After saw the picture above, what do you think about that place? do you brave to swim over there?


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      prasetio30 5 years ago from malang-indonesia

      My friend, KenWu. Thanks for coming to this hub. I have the same idea with you. Cheers. Prasetio

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      KenWu 5 years ago from Malaysia

      They were standing at the edge of the waterfall, slip and it is all done!

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      prasetio30 7 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Welcome to my other hub, Peggy. I hope you enjoy this information. I just describe how they swim in this place. Of course this is not the real swimming pool. But it still frightening, right! Wow...that must be wonderful time to swim at your former home. Good to remind again. Cheers.....


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      Peggy Woods 7 years ago from Houston, Texas

      I think that these people at the top of a waterfall were just posing there for the thrill. Obviously they were not swimming. They are daredevils for sure! You wouldn't catch me there!

      I miss the swimming pool that my mother had at her former home. She and I used to love swimming in it! It is a good exercise and easy on the joints.

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      prasetio30 8 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Hi, Kenny nice to meet you here and I am glad you liked this hub. As I said before I can't find the information about this place. But if I get the information I'll update this hub. Thanks

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      Kenny  8 years ago

      Do you know where those pictures were taken? It looks amazing!

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      prasetio30 8 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Thanks veronica. I think there are many people can't swim like you. So, don't worry about this.

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      Veronica Allen 8 years ago from Georgia

      I can't swim at all. Even if I knew how to, I wouldn't swim here. It looks too dangerous.

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      prasetio30 8 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Thanks Darlene. I think you are in top stamina right now and you get a lot of benefit by swimming. Thanks for nice comment.

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      Darlene Sabella 8 years ago from Hello, my name is Toast and Jam, I live in the forest with my dog named Sam ...

      Wonderful article my friend, I also love to swim and your pictures are simply awesome. I wouldn't swin in that extreme place. Happy swimming...

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      prasetio30 8 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Thanks for all who came to this hub. Those picture not shown really swim. But they look enjoy "swim" in the extreme place. I appreciate all the comment. For Pete, you are have great stamina and it's good to compare with your "martial art".

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      OpinionDuck 8 years ago

      You put a whole new light on swimming, actually swimming pools, because there was no real swimming going on in the pictures.


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      Pamela Oglesby 8 years ago from United States

      Beautiful pictures and it looked like so much fun. I agree that it is great exercise. Good hub.

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      Pete Maida 8 years ago

      You're definitely right about swimming. Swimming will wear you out quickly if you don't do it regularly. I keep myself in pretty good shape but I don't swim very often. As a result I probably couldn't swim more than a few laps without gasping for air.

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      Hello, hello, 8 years ago from London, UK

      It is beautiful but the swimmers asking for trouble and that is not necessary.


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