Great for your abs on dry land, doing the ab bicycle in the water adds extra work for your core, shoulders, and legs to keep you from floating away.
f the phrase water aerobics calls to mind images of "mommy and me" classes or grannies gently bobbing up and down, we've got news for you: This revolutionary water workout routine just came to a pool near you. It combines high-intensity cardio exercises and plyometric power moves with jiggle-proofing resistance bands.
That may sound intimidatingly Olympian, but it's not. On the contrary, it's surprisingly easy—and fun. The buoyancy of water lessens the pull of gravity, making you feel lighter and making balance simple, while also reducing impact on your knees. This makes the same moves that would be difficult to do on land feel easier in the pool. The payoff is powerful: This workout blasts calories, tones trouble spots, and boosts muscle strength—in less than 30 minutes.
Want to lose weight without breaking a sweat? Hop in the pool! This fun water workout burns mega calories and tones every trouble spot. Water aerobics (waterobics, aquatic fitness, aquafitness, aquafit) is the performance of aerobic exercise in fairly shallow water such as in a swimming pool. Done mostly vertically and without swimming typically in waist deep or deeper water, it is a type of resistance training. Water aerobics is a form of aerobic exercise that requires water-immersed participants. Most water aerobics is in a group fitness class setting with a trained professional teaching for about an hour. The classes focus on aerobic endurance, resistance training, and creating an enjoyable atmosphere with music.