Struggling to keep up your resolution of living a more active lifestyle in 2019? You are not alone. In fact, nearly half of people who committed to a resolution in the new year have already given up.
While it can be difficult to stay motivated for a daily jog around the block, adding variety to your routine may be the golden ticket to ensure you stick with your workout goals. Water aerobics is an ideal exercise that burns fat, increases muscle tone, improves strength, and helps with weight loss. Ahead, we share some of the benefits of one of the most fun methods of exercise: water aerobics.
Burn calories for a leaner figure
Just 30 minutes of swimming can burn anywhere between 90 and 550 calories. It is a total body workout that uses all of your major muscle groups, ideal for those who want to tone the body and build lean muscle. Just remember to start out slow, otherwise, you may be too fatigued to finish your workout.
Safely improve your endurance
Over time, water aerobics training can help you significantly improve your endurance so that you can comfortably exercise for longer periods of time. This is achieved without the muscle strain that sometimes accompanies more aggressive types of strength training.
Water aerobics is ideal for people who suffer from joint pain or are rehabbing from a serious injury. Because it is low-impact, meaning there is limited pressure put on the joints during activity, people who are unable to run or walk on a treadmill, for example, can still partake in aerobic exercise.
Stay heart healthy and reduce blood pressure
Exercise, in general, is an important part of maintaining a healthy heart. As you swim, your heart and lungs work to supply your muscles with oxygen. Furthermore, this total body exercise reduces the risk of heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, and even stroke.
Increase flexibility levels
Because water is a natural resistant force, it helps to increase the range of motion for your joints. This is especially true for those who have a harder time completing other kinds of workouts that focus on resistance training and improvement of range of motion.
Stay in shape at Beachwalk
In addition to the many health benefits water aerobics offers, this method of exercise is an ideal way to de-stress after a long day. Beachwalk offers a number of ways to practice water aerobics. The 14-acre sparkling crystal lagoon is an ideal place to swim, practice water yoga, paddleboard, kayak, and more. Homesites can accommodate personal backyard pools for added privacy.
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