Health Tip: Take a Water Exercise Class09/12/13
(HealthDay News) -- A water exercise (aquatics) class offers a
great cardiovascular workout that's not too tough on the
The American Council on Exercise says you should follow these
guidelines before you sign up for an aquatics course:
- Observe an aquatics class at your local YMCA or fitness center
to see if it's a good fit.
- Look for a class that includes a solid warmup, a cardio and
strengthening workout that increases in intensity, then a cool-down
- Make sure the class includes music that you enjoy.
- Ensure that instructors are certified, with special training in
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