SIDE KICKS IN CIRCLES
In this exercise, we will use the deep end of the pool to perform kicks in a circular motion. This aerobic exercise is perfect to burn calories and tone leg muscles while floating in place. Below you’ll find a comprehensive guide to do this exercise, beside its benefits and variations.
Horizontal to Vertical Leg Kicks
Horizontal to Vertical Leg Kicks is a great exercise for strengthening your legs. When performed in deep water, you’ll feel a burn in your quads. The challenge of this exercise comes from the fact that you’ll need to use your leg kicks to move your body from one position to another. Deep-end is the ideal place to perform this exercise, as you have more space to move. You will start by doing horizontal kicks, and then change to vertical kicks.
3 Ways to do Noodle Adduction in the Pool
In this post you will find out how to perform leg adduction with noodle in 3 different ways. These 3 variations vary in difficulty and effectiveness. So this can be useful to people of all fitness levels.
Standing Flutter to Scissor Kicks
Flutter to Scissor kicks is a simple exercise that works all the major muscles of your legs. Because the exercise is performed in deep water, you will need a noodle or a belt to help you stay afloat.
Aqua Exercises for Inner and Outer Thighs
These exercises are perfect for those who want to strengthen and tone their thighs. You will need a noodle for support while floating in the deep-end. You will perform a series of in-and-out leg movements with different speed, range of motion and combinations.
Aqua Exercises for Legs Without Equipment
In this post, I will show you how to exercise your legs without using any equipment. The following exercises can be done in the shallow end of the pool, while standing. These exercises target the major leg muscle groups They are simple, yet they will help you to get stronger and more flexible.
If you think that bodyweight exercises don't work in the pool, I invite you to try this. While it is true that most of our body is supported in the pool, our chest, head and neck are not. So our muscles still have to hold some of our weight. And just because most of our weight is supported, it does not mean that we can't get a great workout. On contrary, we can get a much better workout in the pool than on land. Buoyancy give us the opportunity to control our workout intensity according to our needs and fitness levels. We can modify our movements to be more or less challenging. And we don't have to worry about hurting our knees and back.
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