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Workout: So you can feel great, sleep well and have more confidence.
Wake up, be healthy and live longer: Not just to look like someone in a mirror, but to be a better version
of yourself each day.
Exercise is essential for everyone and is a key to healthy aging, including prevention or slowing the progression of chronic conditions. Aqua aerobics is one of the best activities that anyone can do in water. No matter what’s the age, size or skill level. It is a great way to improve health. Most water-workout is done in shallow end of the pool. Water exercises like aerobics, swimming etc. are full body exercises thereby strengthening the muscles of the body due to water resistance. Experts believe that buoyancy (up thrust) of the water can reduce the impact on the joints by over 85%. Water exercises are becoming a popular form of exercise among all age groups. Most water aerobics includes a warm-up, cardio and strength training exercises, and a cool down session. Water exercise includes walking, biceps
curls, kick-board moves and many more.
Importance of Aqua aerobics: –
1. Improves Flexibility: – Different studies show that water-based exercises are important to improve flexibility and mobility in those who are suffering from Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid arthritis.
2. Increases endurance: – Water aerobics has the capacity to increase work capacity as well as endurance in an individual.
3. Increases Muscle strength and functions: – Research shows that water aerobics can help to improve muscular strength without putting undue stress on the joints such as those suffering from rheumatoid arthritis. Aquatic exercises help kids to improve their muscle strength.
4. Reduces stress as well as anxiety: – Swimming is very relaxing and meditative which is proven as stress reliever. Water aerobics can help to reduce stress and anxiety in all groups of people including pregnant women and elderly people. It also boosts the confidence of individuals who are anxious about exercising.
5. Relieve pressure on the joints: – Water aerobics are very helpful for those who suffer from cognitive impairment and musculoskeletal damage.
6. Lowers body temperature: – Water aerobics helps to regulate core body temperature and aids in cooling the body.
7. Reduces blood pressure: – Scientific research has shown that water-based aerobics is effective in reducing high blood pressure, if done regularly and over a long period of time.
8. Improves mental health: – Several studies indicate that aquatic therapy is beneficial for individuals who may be suffering from Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease.
9. Improves cardiovascular Function: – Aqua aerobics is effective form of exercise for cardiovascular health because it improves blood flow, cardiopulmonary functions and prevents dyslipidemia.
To enjoy the glow of good health, one must do exercise and try this low-impact workout that builds muscle strength and boost the endurance.