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Maintaining My Health

We all have different reasons for getting in the pool. Read why Sharon is making a Big Splash and if you are like her, choose your own.


"My doctor advised me to start swimming when a test showed up raised blood pressure. I didn’t need telling twice and my grandchildren couldn’t wait to get in with me - now I take them every week.

"My blood pressure’s normal now and I’m a lot less stiff. One other thing I wasn’t expecting was an improved waistline! I feel younger and my old baggy tops are in the back of the wardrobe.

"It’s given me a lot of confidence for the future. I know every part of my body is benefitting and I’m swimming my way to a longer, healthier life."

Are any of these statements you?

  • I’m seeking a gentle way to better health.
  • I'm seeking low impact exercise to maintain my health
  • I want to have more fun with my grandchildren.
  • I’m inspired to be more active with my grandchildren.

It's me, what's next?

Check out the activities below to find your Big Splash.

Nope, not me

OK, try another Big Splash Persona or you can check out our full list of activities here. BETTER STILL, sign up to Get Involved, secure your special code and let us recommend activities for you. You could win a Lumie Bodyclock.

There are loads of good reasons to make a splash

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