Let’s dive in, shall we? The water is refreshing and the benefits of aqua fitness are many. Let’s take advantage of this fun form of fitness suited for all ages!
The Benefits Of Aqua Fitness
Aqua fitness comes in different forms and depending on the class you are taking, varies in intensity level. Some different classes that come to mind are water aerobics, aqua yoga, aqua
It’s Low Impact
Because of the buoyancy of the water, aqua fitness has little impact on your body joints. For people with knee or hip issues, aqua fitness is a great alternative to other forms of exercise. It reduces the normal wear and
You Gain Muscle Strength
When you exercise in the water, your muscles face the resistance of the water. With aqua fitness, your muscle strength will definitely increase over time.
Better Balance and Flexibility
Water movement has a mind of its own. With movement being made against the flow of the water, and in different directions, your flexibility and balance will be stronger–in addition to your increased muscle strength!
The combination of strength and cardio workouts, along with the resistance of the water can give you anywhere between a 400-500 calorie burn in an hour.
Reduces Anxiety and Stress
Like other forms of exercise, aqua fitness can reduce your anxiety and stress levels. Wear off some of that stress and anxiety. Come on in! The water’s fine….
A New Social Outlet
Join up with friends or even meet a whole new group of friends. It’s a fun social outing with loads of benefits!
A Form Of Accountability
Perhaps you’ve joined up with a friend. Maybe you’ve made some new friends. Oh yes…you’ve paid for the session. These components can keep you active as you have someone, some group or
Take Advantage Of The Water
With summer temperatures on the rise, the idea of exercise in the burning heat, may be less than appealing. Take advantage of the cool water and the fantastic exercise opportunity. It’s a winning combination.
It Can Be A Year Round Activity
With its ongoing popularity, several indoor pools and fitness centers offer aqua fitness classes. Check in your local area for availability.
It Adds Variety
If you find yourself getting a bit tired or bored of your current exercise routine, aqua fitness offers you something completely different and comes in different formats. Dive in and have some fun with it!
So there you have it! Add some spice to your summer routine, by cooling down! Exercise in the water. It’s invigorating and it’s fun! Take the plunge and sign up for some classes today!
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