Just like regular aerobics, water aerobics is a good way to get your body moving and your heart pumping. The only difference is that water aerobics is performed in the water, either in a pool, lake, ocean, etc. The water adds resistance to your movements making the workout tougher than dry land aerobics.
Water aerobics is very low impact so it’s great for people with joint problems, injuries or those recovering from surgery. Water provides resistance in multiple directions so it works muscles on both sides of the joint.
Because of the resistance in the water your movements will be slower than on land aerobics classes. For this reason some people who are used to fast upbeat workouts may find this type of exercise boring.
Swimming laps is another great low impact workout. You’ll improve your cardio and your muscular strength while in the pool. There are many options to length swimming depending on your fitness level and swimming ability. Front stro…
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