Punches make great arm exercises in the pool. They can also make effective aerobic workouts if performed rapidly for longer time. However, combining punches with upper body twisting adds a lot to the exercise.
While the main focus is arm muscles, this exercise also targets your core, and increases your flexibility. It's highly recommended to perform with aqua dumbbells or any other resistance.
A great way to strengthen your shoulder (internal and external rotation) muscles in a single exercise. It is best performed in the shallow-end. You will need aqua dumbbells or other water resistance devices. For recovering from an injury, perform without dumbbells.
Introduction: Performing biceps curls in different positions surely ads to the intensity of your workout. This shallow-end exercise requires aqua dumbbells or any water resistance device for better results. If you have none, use the inside of your hand to create more resistance as you push the water in front and down.
Starting Position: Stand in the shallow end with one leg behind to support your body. put your shoulders in the water. Hold the dumbbells and spread your arms to the side, slightly below parallel and your palms facing forward.