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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.

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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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