Swimming is an activity with many benefits for physical and mental health. It is the fourth most popular form of physical exercise in the United States. Swimming can be a vigorous cardiac activity or a slower, more meditative form of exercise. Anyone can learn to swim, and the benefits increase over time. Mike Kotch, a former swimming coach with many years of experience at the collegiate level, examines the benefits of swimming and relates how anyone can achieve better mental and physical health while taking part in the sport.
Going to college is a life-changing moment for every student and their family. In most cases, it is the first time that the student will get a taste of true independence. More importantly, it is a time when they will get to know real responsibilities and discover many of their character traits. Expectedly, there is a lot that can go wrong. Hence why only 54.8 percent of college students obtain their degrees within six years. So, what exactly goes wrong for the ones who have to abandon their venture?