Michael Phelps: 'swimming is the complete workout'

Michael Phelps talks about the benefits of swimming, about how it uses every muscle in the body, but is much lower risk than other sports. “It’s a total body workout and not very taxing on the body,” he says.

He talks about his friends who are just getting into the sport and are beginning to appreciate how much of a workout the sport is. “They didn’t know they had the muscles that are sore to them right now!”

Click the play button below to hear the whole interview and see some footage of Michael in action!