Did you know that swimming is one of the greatest forms of exercise for your body and over-all health? Not only is lap swimming a wonderful form of low-impact aerobic exercise, so is water aerobics! The ease of jumping in your pool and performing your exercise routine from the comfort of your own home is truly a joy for our customers.
Did you know that water aerobics can provide you with cardiovascular benefits as well as strength-resistance? Due to the water’s buoyancy, aerobic exercises, stretches, and other movements are more fluid in the water, so you can get the benefits of a strenuous workout without stressing your body. Plus, you can avoid hot and sweaty work-outs and enjoy a refreshing fitness routine in your cool swimming pool!
With a few items on deck, you can enjoy doing water aerobics in the comfort of your beautiful California Pools swimming pool!
· Swimming Pool Dumbbells
· Swimming Pool Noodle
According to @Fitness Magazine, here are some great exercises that you can add to your water aerobics routine:
1. Jog in place – Keep knees high.
2. Tick-tock hop – Quickly jump from side to side, keeping feet together.
3. Knee twist – Cross right elbow toward left knee at waist. Alternate sides.
4. Squat jump – Squat down with arms extended at shoulder height; jump as high as possible while raising arms overhead.
5. Jog in place – Keep knees high.
6. Bicycle – Lean with back against side of pool, arms outstretched at edge. “Pedal” legs at surface.
7. Flutter kick – Hold onto edge of pool, arms extended; kick legs quickly.
8. Pendulum swing – From bicycle, extend legs in front of you. Swing up and over to the right, then left, keeping them together and underwater.
9. Crunch – From bicycle, extend legs, keeping feet together. Pull both knees into chest. Return to starting position.
10. Outer-thigh lift – Stand with left side near wall, feet together, holding edge with left hand. Lift right leg out to side. Do 20 reps on each side.
These are just a few of the fun and healthy exercises you can do in the comfort and privacy of your own pool or at a pool in the community you live.