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  • 31st MAR 2014

    5 great reasons to exercise in water

    By Emma Price in Swim

    Find out why exercising in water is good for our minds as well as our bodies

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    • 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