Summertime Pool Workout

With the crazy heat here in Los Angeles, and yesterday being the official first day of summer, I thought I’d better get this pool workout up quick.

Believe it or not, one of the first classes I ever taught in New York City was an Aqua Aerobics class. If you’ve never worked out in the water, it’s so fun and so effective. It’s a low impact exercise that increases muscle strength, builds cardiovascular endurance, increases flexibility, burns calories, reduces blood pressure, and like many forms of exercise, it relieves stress.

Here’s a pool workout I had featured in the Chicago Tribune a few years back. Make sure you click on the caption below each picture (in the article) to see the description of the exercise.

Let me know what you think or if you have any other workout requests, leave a comment in the section below.

View the entire pool workout HERE.

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