Quick Swimming Pool Workout For Rapid Weight Loss

Quick Swimming Pool Workout For Rapid Weight Loss

15 Minute Pool Exercise Routine For Rapid Weight Loss

From Swim University

Obesity is not a singularly American problem, but it is more a problem in the United States then nearly any other place on earth.  The statistics on obesity, and specifically childhood obesity,  signals a major problem forthcoming in rising health care costs in the future.  Commensurate with this staggering trend is the rise of the exercise industry, and the weight loss pharmaceutical industry.  Quick weight loss drugs and workouts are all the rage, but typically there are no short cuts when it comes to losing weight.  This post from Swim University offers an alternative to the quick fixes, and it is actually a very time efficient and unquie workout method that utilizes a swimming pool for rapid results.

Here is an excerpt from the post:  

It’s no secret that swimming is one of the best exercises you can do to sculpt your body and lose weight. Anyone who has ever been swimming knows how much of a workout it is whether they are trying to exercise or not. Still, many believe that you have to be a first class swimmer in order to gain the best health benefits in a pool. That couldn’t be farther from the truth.

While full length swims are great cardiovascular and muscular workouts, there are many different exercises you can perform in the shallow end of your pool while you are close to the side that can rapidly help you get in shape and burn fat. Today, let’s take a look at a 15 minute workout that you can do regardless of your swimming proficiency that will help you burn fat and lose weight.

Start Your Workout

So are you ready to get in shape? Great. It’s time to put your pool to work for you.

Step 1: The Warm Up
Time: 2 Minutes

Before you begin with your exercises, take a couple of minutes to just walk around the shallow end of your pool, swinging your arms back and forth to begin to warm up your muscles.

Step 2: Jog in Place
Time: 2 Minutes

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