How has Water Exercise improved YOUR life?
I do Aqua Zumba because it makes me feel good, because I have arthritis and osteoporosis. Water exercises have helped me immensely with alleviating the pain.
The class that I enjoy teaching the most is Aqua Zumba. Even if you have physical disabilities such as hip or back problems, or osteoporosis, you can take this class without any problems.
I went to Florida, I did [water exercises] in the pool there, and I loved it. I love doing the classes because I get to work on my strength training, flexibility and stamina.
I teach classes because I was a finalist for my country in the Beijing Olympics but I didn’t make it because of a hamstring injury. […] I wanted to [...] help people achieve their goals no matter the age or injury.
I feel like when I swim I just have a more restful sleep. So getting out there and kind of making friends, and then I get a good night's rest -- it's definitely a win.
I try to take [classes] with different teachers because it helps you with different muscle areas. You get to enjoy the water, you are also having fun with the people around you.
I have a condition called lymphedema in my lower extremities — and water is a natural compression, which is something people use to treat lymphedema.
It’s less stress on my muscles and on my joints. It gives me a chance to build strength while I meet resistance with the water, and I absolutely love that.
I always do a solo thing. I just like to go there and swim, and be in my zone. If I can at least get a mile in, that’s usually my favorite thing to do.
I just wanted something different than a normal gym or a treadmill. It was just a little boring for me. Once you jump in the water it really wakes you up a little bit.
I love it. I went to my physical and my cholesterol levels have come down, my blood pressure has come down, and I have no more back issues!
I enjoy the water and I love the flexibility, I'm able to use my joints better, they feel better. That's how it has improved my life: I'm much more flexible.
I got involved with water exercise because I have severe arthritis. […] Water exercise keeps me mobile and has really improved my flexibility.
I started taking classes due to some medical issues that wouldn’t allow me to do any impact exercising like running. I started through a friend of mine, and I’ve been hooked ever since.
Running is my primary sport but I’m injured right now so swimming is a really good way to stay in shape and get the cardio I need and feel really good without putting that stress on my joints.
I did try the other classes and when you get older it’s a little harder on your bones. […] I feel wonderful. I try to be here the five days and I feel great that I do.