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5 great reasons to exercise in water

By Emma Price in Swim - 31/03/2014

  • Exercising in warm water has been proven to help decrease anxiety

 

  • Water provides resistance and support at the same time, making it a great calorie burner without the impact that land-based activities can have on our bodies

 

  • The water supports your joints as it eliminates much of your body weight

 

  • The hydrostatic pressure all over your body helps stimulate blood flow to your muscles which means they are getting more oxygen and nutrients

 

  • Water-based exercise is an excellent form of rehabilitation after injury