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on average a person can burn 450 to 700 calories during one hour of water aerobics or aquatics. Plus, water provides buoyancy and support for the body, muscle; bone and joint injuries are nearly eliminated.

Dick's Sporting Goods
(503) 547-2904
Crossroads Shopping Center
Hillsboro, OR
 
J D Pence Aquatic Supply
(503) 359-4779
3139 Pacific Ave
Forest Grove, OR
 
Grand Slam Sporting Goods
(503) 359-8433
5885 NW Highway 47
Forest Grove, OR
 
Hanna N Ryan Inc
(503) 546-8137
5801 NW Cornelius Pass Rd
Hillsboro, OR
 
American Eagle
(503) 533-9573
2265 NW Allie Ave
Hillsboro, OR
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(503) 598-3081
9402 SW Washington Sq Rd
Tigard, OR
 
Frye's Action Athletics Sporting Goods
(503) 357-5120
2016 Pacific Ave
Forest Grove, OR
 
Pacific Sunwear
(503) 533-9630
2270 NW Allie Ave
Hillsboro, OR
 
Zumiez
(503) 466-2876
2275 NW Allie Ave
Hillsboro, OR
 
G I Joe's Inc
(503) 846-1814
Hillsboro, OR
 

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The benefits of exercising in the water are many. Aquatic exercise enhances your cardiovascular fitness, improves your muscular endurance and overall strength. This is because water workouts expend more energy than a similar land-based exercise because of the resistance of the water. For example, on average a person can burn 450 to 700 calories during one hour of water aerobics or aquatics. Plus, water provides buoyancy and support for the body, muscle; bone and joint injuries are nearly eliminated.

Nearly a dozen manufacturers offer aquatic exercise products, the most popular of which are aquatic floats. Water floats strap onto arms, ankles, waists and wrists and stay buoyant in the water to create resistance. They're made of plastic, rubber, PVC, ethafoam and various other materials.

Participants also incorporate floats and weights to work every muscle in the body. The most popular water floats include floatation belts and water cylinders, or water woggles.

Flotation belts are used for exercising in deep water. They keep your body afloat and in proper alignment when you exercise. Water cylinders, or water woggles, are cylinder shaped foam floats that are used for resistance and support of your body weight when exercising in deep water.

Aquatic exercise has numerous benefits that outweigh land exercise:

  • Aches and soreness are lessened following aqua exercise.
  • Water exercise provides more resistance than land exercise because water has more ...

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