Aqua Aerobics Description
Aqua aerobics is a form of aerobic activity that is conducted in a swimming pool with a depth of approximately waist or shoulder level. Aqua aerobics causes very little stress on the joints compared to other types of aerobic dance. Thus, aqua aerobics is less likely to cause injury. This activity may be performed with others in a class environment or alone using a video or audio tape. Aqua aerobics can be an excellent method of cardiorespiratory conditioning. According to a recent American Fitness Association survey, there are over five million Americans participating in aquatic exercise classes. Fitness Expert recommends that beginners seek out a certified or qualified instructor in order to learn the basic movements associated with aqua aerobics.
Aqua Aerobics Warnings
Aqua Aerobics Sport-specific applications
Aqua Aerobics Equipment required
Aqua Aerobics Applicable substitutions
Aqua Aerobics Reference sources, organizations and publications
Muscle groups used
A well-designed program will involve every major muscle group.
Approximately 0.058 Calories per minute per pound of body weight
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