The Benefits of Water Aerobics

  1. Non-weight bearing exercise - Reduced impact on joints
  2. Improves muscular endurance
  3. Improves core strength and endurance
  4. Improves flexibility - reducing capability for injury
  5. Improves cardiovascular conditioning
  6. Burns enormous amount of calories by increasing muscle mass and providing energy expenditure
  7. Keeps the body cool during exercise
  8. Great way to modify or spice up normal routine
  9. Tone Muscle
  10. Improves balance and posture
  11. Improves range of motion
  12. Improves Coordination and agility AND ITS FUN!

Calories Burned - with out the sweat!

Land walking: 135 calories vs. Deep water walking; 264 calories
Jogging on land: 240 calories vs Deep water jogging: 340 calories

Who Is Water Aerobics Good For?

  1. Those injured
  2. Those undergoing rehabilitation
  3. The elderly
  4. Pregnant women
  5. Those who haven't exercised in a while
  6. Those who are overweight
  7. Those who want to have fun and love the water!
  8. Those who want to cross-train

Why Water???

  • Water exercise is low to non-weight-bearing helps transform a painful activity into pleasurable.
  • Protects the joints with natural buoyancy
  • Removes the fear of falling, breaking bones or injuring yourself
  • Improves posture and creates feeling of lightness
  • Provides greater freedom of movement and multi-dimensional resistance or buoyancy assistance
  • Decreases swelling and offsets tendency of blood pooling in extremities
  • Significantly increases blood supply to muscles and improves oxygen delivery to muscles
  • Massages the body to improve removal of blood lactates lessening the effects of delayed muscle soreness
  • Loads or weight-bearing levels may be easily varied. Shallow water 50%; deep 0%
  • Great compliment to land training, many experience greater improvements with less pain & discomfort.
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