Between the first and fifth days of May, the Water Polo Female Inter-Club National Championships and Pre-games Inter-leagues were held in Cali.
The Club Boyas del Valle and also the League of this department were the winners of the Water Polo Female Inter-Club National Championships and Pre-games Inter-leagues, respectively, that competed in the Hernando Botero O’Byrne swimming pools, from the First to the Fifth days of May last year in Santiago de Cali.
Swimming events sponsored by the Coomeva Group, congratulating the winners and celebrating their sport achievements as a reward to their discipline. At the middle of the month of May, the Diving Pre-games National Championship and the Master and Pre-master National Championship will be held in Barranquilla, also organized by the Colombian Federation of Swimming.
Two teams compete in water polo, each with six field players and one goal-keeper. This game objective is marking the larger number of goals to the opponent during a determined period of time.
Herein below learn about 3 swimming benefits:
- Simultaneously increases strength, resistance and flexibility. This is a cardio exercise because it increases lung and cardio-respiratory capacities, and in addition, and as a result of the friction and weight in water, demands a muscle exercise similar to that with weights.
- Impacts on most of body’s muscles. The practice of this exercise is not concentrated on a specific part of the body, that also involves different types of swimming, fortifying both legs and arms, abdomen, biceps, triceps, glutei.
- It helps to reduce weight. The level of physical activity reached by swimming results in a considerable energy burn and therefore, it is one of the best exercises for losing weight.
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