Working Out in Water - Water Aerobics

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Many people always want to trim up their bodies and make an impression on possible relationships. There are many exercises which you can do to accomplish this goal. Everyone wants to impress another with their new sleek body and brag over newly formed muscles. There are many new exercises it is hard to choose which the best one is these days. The latest trend is working out in water with water aerobics.

Water exercises consist of exercise in shallow water and institutes resistance training. This type of training is good for many parts of your body. Because you are in water, there is a good deal more you are able to do with your body then you can do on land. In the water aerobics, it is the same type of aerobics on a mat. With the running and walking backwards and jumping jacks in the water, you feel more of a resistance from the water. This helps burn fat quicker and you gain muscle.

Many people today are thinking of water aerobics. Older women especially are getting into the new fad. Like so many exercises, there are pros and cons. The benefits of water aerobics are that you are exercising for one. Any exercise which gets your heart beating is burning calories. The risk of injury to muscles is very little with water aerobics. During a work out, it is possible to be over heated, but with working out in water with water aerobics constantly cools your body.

The cons of working out in water are that access to a swimming pool is never always certain. There are times which areas don't have these programs. However, there is also the disadvantage that there are not that many calories burned then regular exercise on land. Because there is a resistance of the water, there is often temptation to cheat and let the weightlessness you feel be to your advantage. You are not burning calories when you do this.

Water aerobics offer many benefits that make working out in water fun and a healthy way to exercise. Choosing which program of water exercise depends on your current health. Always check with your primary care physician before undergoing any new workout regime. Keep a healthy mind first and know your limits. Working out in water is sometimes more than you can take at the moment. Be safe and have fun!

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This article was published on 2010/04/01