What new in programming Aquatic programs. Have been doing this kind of a program for a long time for all ages including seniors.
ADAPTING HIIT to the Water - We know how effective HIIT workouts are especially for healthy and athletic participants. Research by Mary Sanders. PhD FACSM - offers tips on how to modify HIIT for the pool to create safe, effective workouts:
Swimming is the fourth most popular sports activity in the United States and a good way to get regular aerobic physical activity
1. Just two and a half hours per week of aerobic physical activity, such as swimming, bicycling, or running can decrease the risk of chronic illnesses
2. This can also lead to improved health for people with diabetes and heart disease.
3 Swimmers have about half the risk of death compared with inactive people
4. People report enjoying water-based exercise more than exercising on land
5. They can also exercise longer in water than on land without increased effort or joint or muscle pain.
Water-based exercise can help people with chronic diseases. For people with arthritis, it improves use of affected joints without worsening symptoms, People with rheumatoid arthritis have more health improvements after participating in hydrotherapy than with other activities. Water-based exercise also improves the use of affected joints and decreases pain from osteoarthritis.
Water-based exercise improves mental health. Swimming can improve mood in both men and women. For people with fibromyalgia, it can decrease anxiety and exercise therapy in warm water can decrease depression and improve mood. Water-based exercise can improve the health of mothers and their unborn children and has a positive effect on the mothers’ mental health. Parents of children with developmental disabilities find that recreational activities, such as swimming, improve family connections.
Water-based exercise can benefit older adults by improving the quality of life and decreasing disability. It also improves or maintains the bone health of post-menopausal women.
Exercising in water offers many physical and mental health benefits and is a good choice for people who want to be more active. When in the water, remember to protect yourself and others from illness and injury by practicing healthy and safe swimming behaviors.
Formerly known as Recreational Water Illness and Injury (RWII) Prevention Week, the week before Memorial Day has been designated National Healthy and Safe Swimming Week. Healthy and Safe Swimming Week 2016 will take place May 23-29, 2016, marking the 12th anniversary of this observance.
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