Aqua fitness or water aerobics is the perfect sport for summer, as we burn calories and do physical effort without noticing the warmth. Additionally, water exercises allow us to perform multiple movements with greater range and freedom of action.
Water offers a safe environment in which to perform plenty of water exercises without stress on the joints and, depending on the intensity of the movements, you can strenghten your muscles or activate your cardiovascular system. Water is one of the ultimate therapeutic elements and we can integrate some floating objects to complete the exercises (tables, fins, weights…).
As our personal trainer Luciana Colombo says, swimming is one of the most complete sports there are and, by performing water fitness exercises, we work all our overall body and we get to burn calories without sweating (actually our body sweats, but we do not notice).
The aquatic fitness can be performed by pool exercises and also in the sea, if it is not too deep. In addition, we can take advantage of waves and sea currents to to work upstream and harden the exercises.
The main benefits of exercise in water are:
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