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Using Your Pool for Weight Loss

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Building New PoolsSo are you ready to get in shape? Weight loss with a pool is easy!  

Looking into using your pool for weight loss? Good for you.  It’s time to put your pool to work in the name of fitness and your overall health. One of the many amazing benefits of having a swimming pool is the fact that swimming is great for your health – resulting in weight loss. If you have ever been swimming you can attest to how much of a workout it is! Whether your goal for the day is to relax and enjoy or fully get a workout, your body always thanks you for a swim. Still, we have found that many people believe that you have to be a trained or professional swimmer in order to gain these health benefits from the pool. That is absolutely not true, check it out!


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Weight Loss in a Weightless Environment

What’s the easiest way to lose 90 percent of your body weight in an instant? Answer: Get chest-deep in a pool of water. Okay, okay so it isn’t that easy but, swimming and doing general exercise in the pool is wonderful for those recovering from and injury because you defy gravity in water. Joints are at ease and those who have excess amounts of body fat may be prescribed by a doctor to begin with pool exercises. Although it’s not an instant solution, water exercise provides great fitness results and quickly. Pool exercise builds your strength in much the same way as do weight machines at a fitness club with much less, well, gravity…getting in the way! Check out this video to see how you can get started on a pool routine suited for a beginner.

Isn’t it time you got your own pool? Or should we say, gym?!

Even the simplest pool exercise (for example: walking forward and backward in waist-high water) improves your balance, trains the core muscles of your abdomen, increases your body’s flexibility and boosts your cardiovascular endurance. You’ll also burn calories, reduce fat and lose weight at the same rate as working out on land. So, what are you waiting for? Get to swimming!

 

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Author: Pool Markerter
Pool Marketer is an Internet Magazine with informative consumer information about swimming pools, pool life style, maintaining pools, pool features and pool equipment.