Swimming Ideas Podast

Swimming Ideas Podcast 009: Water Motion for Elderly and Overweight

March 9, 2015


  • Introduction
  • What it is
  • Why it is beneficial
  • Sample workout
  • Tips for better workout


Why the water is a great place to workout:


Reduces body weight by 80%


Resistance with every motion/movement


Creates a good aerobic environment without impact


Can be as easy or as difficult as you want it to be.


Build muscle and endurance just by being in water




Possibly expensive: Gym membership or daily fee/annual


No need to compete with lap swimmers


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Take advantage of water weights, belts, kickboards




Introductory workout:

 8 lengths walking


2 lengths high stepping



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