While it is true that our body weight is supported in the water, that doesn't mean that we can't benefit from bodyweight exercises in the pool. Water buoyancy eliminates most of our weight in the water (depending on person's density) but not all of it. So we are still using some of our weight when we perform those exercises in the pool. In addition, water provides safe environment for our joints, which makes performing those exercises in the pool better than on dry land for people who are concerned with joint injuries.
In this post we will discuss how to perform bodyweight exercises, how to increase body weight resistance in the pool and as usual provide some examples from our library.