Sports

Pool Aerobics

Laura Lee
May 17, 2022

Have you watched a movie and then seen a few seniors in the pool working out? Well, that’s pool aerobics. With that said you may think that pool aerobics is for older people but it’s really not. Anyone of any age can actually enjoy some pool aerobics. There are quite a few great benefits you can look forward to while doing water or pool aerobics. So if you are someone that gets tired of doing the same old workout routine then you might want to consider giving pool aerobics a try. Here are a few great benefits of pool aerobics.

Now you may not really understand what pool aerobic is and that’s totally okay. It is really easy to understand what pool aerobics is. If you don’t like swimming you don’t have to worry about it because pool aerobics is performed in relatively shallow water so you won’t be swimming. You should also know that you will mostly be standing upright while performing the different workout positions. Working out alone can be really lonely and this can lead to you not wanting to go to the gym. Luckily for you, pool aerobics is a group activity which means that you won’t be alone.

woman exercising with dumbbells in swimming pool

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It may surprise you to know that pool aerobics can actually help you on your weight loss journey. That’s right, you can look forward to burning a few calories while doing pool aerobics. You will also be pleased to know that while you are doing your variety of pool exercises you will also be working on resistance training. Ordinarily, you would do resistance training with a resistance band, but you don’t need resistance bands while you are in the pool. You see the water acts as your resistance. This allows you to in turn build muscle. These are just some of the benefits you can look forward to with pool aerobics.