2. Cold water swimming gives us an endorphin high
Endorphins are chemicals produced by the brain. Whenever we do something we like, our brain produces endorphins and we start feeling good. All kinds of sports make us feel happy. Cold water swimming is no exception – it treats depression. We also need endorphins as a pain killer. Swimming in cold water brings us closer to the pain barrier hence plenty of endorphins are release and we feel good.