Living Waters

By
Dee Nicovich, M.S.

67% Less Breast Cancer 1# Killer in Woman is Heart Attack Keeps Appestat Working Helps Sleep Relieves Stress . All Causes of Mortality are Reduce by. Need Weight to Strengthen Bones.Exercise?          12% (1 in 10) People Die from Lack of. Stress on Bone prevents Demineralization.

Easier on Joints & Bones Resistance on All Submerged Body Parts Water Resistance Evenly Distributed 12-14% More Resistance Than Land Water Works the Opposing Muscle as Well Water Accommodates Several Levels of Intensity .Water Exercise/Land Exercise           Water Cools the Body Core Temperature Lower Sweating Not realized Your Body has Buoyancy in the Water.

2. Cardio-respiratory Program Muscle Strength Muscle Endurance Flexibility Body Composition Core Training . 4. 3. 6.Key Components of Aqua Fitness Program 1. 5.

All Major Muscle Groups            Chest Upper Back Lower Back Shoulders Triceps Biceps Quadriceps Hamstrings Adductor and Abductor Muscles Calves Abdominals .

Aquatic Fitness Equipment            Deep Water Exercise Belt Noodle Parachutes Paddles Dumbbells Barbells Gloves Water Fitness Shoes Water Weights Balance Rings Balls .

Types of Aquatic Fitness Classes            Deep Water Aqua Spinning Deep Water Exercise Boot Camp Prenatal Deep Water Running Flexibility Training Water Walking Lap Swimming –Stroke Works Kayak Water Strength Training Special Solutions .

Five Categories of Water Exercise Adapted Aquatics  Aquatic Fitness  Aquatic Exercise Personal Training  Aquatic Therapy  Aquatic Physical Therapy  .

inability. or difficulty  .Benefits of Aquatic Therapy Recovery is Faster  Balance and Muscle Strength  Cardiovascular Endurance  Participants perform activities that normally cannot be done on land due to pain.

Benefits of Aquatic Physical Therapy Increased Muscle Strength and Endurance  Increased Mobility  Increased Range of Motion  Decreased Stress on Injury  Increased Circulation  Increased Balance  .

Train. Don’t Strain .

J. Better Do too Little than Much. Pain-Signal. after. Do Not Eat less than One Hour Before Class. Beginners go slow. G. F. . In Shallow Wear Water Shoes. H. Regular Members not feel pain 2 hrs. C. B. I. Encourage Classmates. Listen to Your Body. Drink Plenty of Water BDA.Health and Safety Top Priority A. D. STOP! Work at Your Pace. E.

11. Chest Immersed. Decrease Use of Medication. 7. 4. ¼ Mile (8 ¾ laps). 14.Water Walking for Your Heart 1. but Good Workout-Overheating. 8. Water = 1 Mile Land All Ages and Sizes Can Water Walk. Water Pressure Against Body Decreases Swelling. 5. Cardiac Volume Increases 27%-30%. 6. . 15. Circulation and Blood Supply to Muscles Increases. 2. 9. Pressure on Lungs Promotes Deeper Ventilation. 12. 13. Decrease Your Blood Pressure and Cholesterol. Less Tendency Blood to Pool to Extremities. 3. Improves Your Daily Living Activities. Less Muscle Soreness. Stretching myocardium (heart muscles) Contracts stronger. Water Offers 12% More Resistance than Air. 10. Water Support 90% Your Body Weight Don’t Sweat. It’s Exercise that is Fun.