Did you know that for every hour you swing, you burn 200 calories? Yes, swinging on a swing is not just fun but it is also a good exercise. Swinging is different than most workout programs, as it can cause you to feel like a kid again. You can get fit and spend time outdoors. It is an activity that the whole family can do. If you are taking your kids to the park to play, join them.
The benefits of swing fitness include conditioning of the joints, muscles, tendons and ligaments — basically, most of the body.
There are several exercises you can do on a swing. Just make sure that the swingsets you will use should be secure, stable and in good working condition. Do not swing or bump into anyone, which could cause them to fall.
Here’s a video about Swing Set Fitness: