If you want entertainment along with exercise, you can try Aqua aerobics. For aqua aerobics you will need a swimming pool. While doing aerobics in swimming pool you will find yourself physically and mentally fit. It has been proved in various studies that aerobics are more fruitful as compared to other exercises.
The benefits aqua aerobics have been found very useful in diseases like arthritis, joint pains, osteoporosis, obesity and Parkinson’s disease. Even if you don’t know how to swim, you don’t have to worry; you can stand in the swimming pool with water at your neck level and do you aerobic exercises.
It has been found that carrying out aerobics in water burns calories more than 8 times while doing the same aerobic exercise on land. It has been found that most of the aerobic exercises can be easily carried out in water.
The reason behind this is that as you enter in the swimming pool or water there is an apparent loss in weight (due to buoyancy) and you feel light weighted and this makes aerobics easier.
Your body becomes much pliable inside water due to which you can carry out exercises for different body parts easily. The exercises for stretching muscles can be easily performed inside water than on land. This happens due to the buoyancy of water, which results in muscle flexibility. It also minimizes the risk of injuries due to stress. It is due to these reasons aqua aerobics is getting popular.
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Some More Reasons For Its Popularity Are
You don’t sweat in water, and it is an excellent way to relax during summers.
It is painless and full of fun, and one feels as if he or she is taking part in some water sport.
It is a natural way of getting massage.
It relives you from stress.
It helps in burning fat and losing weight.
It acts as an outstanding cardio-respiratory exercise.
It also reduces tedium.
Before entering the swimming pool for aerobics, you need to carry a swimsuit, swim cap and aqua shoes. To avoid hair to fall on your face, swim caps are used. Aqua shoes are used to increase stability in water.