Swimmng can be a great form of exercise, as we all know. particularly when we step it up a bit and really put in the effort to swim well. However, there are many other forms of exercise that we can engage in in addition to swimming.
What about working on your “abs”—your midsection? Flex your hips to bring your knees up to your chest while holding onto the pool’s edge or using a flotation device. Flex your abs while lifting your knees as you carry out this exercise. This can be done in a more complex manner while submerged in water. Pull the knees to the chest while maintaining your head above the water. Back and forth gentle twisting motions are also beneficial for the midsection. Twist from left to right while also moving side to side and slightly bending at the waist with your hands on your hips.
The pool is a great place to do hip exercises. Use the pool’s edge or a flotation device to balance yourself while standing in the shallow end. One leg at a time, lift the other leg out to the front, side, and back.
A 10–20 repetition count can be used for almost all exercises. As soon as you are prepared, switch to another exercise after finishing one. You can pace your pool workout to suit your level of fitness. Similar to any other exercise program, you will become more fit with a regular, consistent routine.
Exercise sessions can start out being five minutes long, and as you get more fit, 20 to 30 minutes of exercise is ideal. This can also refer to routine swimming. If you do not engage in any other fitness activities, you should engage in at least two weekly pool workouts. Most people can exercise in the pool every day without any problems because it is so easy on the joints. Maintain your own pace of progress.
It is very simple to get everyone in the family involved because the pool is so user-friendly for people of all ages and fitness levels. Even leading an exercise session with seniors could be entertaining for kids.
Exercise in the pool will reenergize you, improve your fitness, and change the way you think about exercise forever!
Energetic time in the pool can really help get your “fat into the fire”!!!