Water Exercise Coach Blog

Goodbye Water Aerobics. Hello Water Exercise!

Goodbye Water Aerobics. Hello Water Exercise!

While it didn’t gain popularity until the 1980s, the term water aerobics was developed a decade earlier to describe a type of exercise that improved cardiovascular health. We’ve got Jane Fonda’s exercise videos to thank for taking the movement viral. Perhaps the most motivational instructor of her time, Jane Fonda believed exercise should be... read more

Wavemakers™: A New Wave in Water Fitness

Hi I’m Laurie, founder of Wavemakers™. Wavemakers™ is more than just a new water workout. We’re a movement. I’ve always been encouraged by my parents to do what I love most. When I was in my early twenties, that meant leaving Canada to work at Walt Disney World Waterparks, and soon after, working for... read more
Strengthen Your Body, Sharpen Your Mind with BioExercise™

Strengthen Your Body, Sharpen Your Mind with BioExercise™

What should you focus on when teaching group exercise? When participating, how should you be thinking about each movement? BioExercise™ is an innovative new water exercise program that answers these questions, delivering better and faster exercise results. Combining activities for both body and mind, the program focuses on improving total body functionality. Why Water?... read more
Squat Perfection

Squat Perfection

Squat Perfection – Step 1: Learn the Move Practice makes perfect. We all know that, but how many of us commit to doing the same exercise day in and day out for a month? I can’t tell you how proud I am of everyone who joined my challenge. In week 1 of the WECOACH... read more
3D Squat Challenge

3D Squat Challenge

3D Squat Challenge This is your official invitation to the WECOACH February Squat Challenge. Change does not happen overnight. We all know Olympic athletes don’t start at the top of their game. They start like the rest of us, holding onto a chair while learning to skate, falling and getting back up, practicing just... read more
New Year, New Directions

New Year, New Directions

New Year, New Directions I’m Laurie, a fitness instructor and personal trainer. I train other movement professionals to help their clients move and feel better.  That’s what my fitness programs are all about — finding simple, effective ways to move better.  This year at WECOACH we are moving in new directions! I’m excited to... read more
WECOACH at Home Water Exercise Products

WECOACH at Home Water Exercise Products

At Home Water Exercise Water aerobics have been delivered into the homes of Americans since the 1950’s. Jack LaLanne touted the benefits of regular exercise and a healthy diet on his daily television show.  He developed at home water exercise workouts to build strength without the stress of gravity. Water Aerobics Water aerobics continues to... read more
BioExercise: Strengthen your Body. Sharpen your Mind.

BioExercise: Strengthen your Body. Sharpen your Mind.

BioExercise BioExercise is a new exercise program that combines activities for the body and mind to improve total body functionality.  It helps participants address the physical and mental needs of their bodies as they age.  The result: improved physical and cognitive health. Accelerated Aging Advancing technology and urbanization has created millions of desk jobs and... read more
Wet Barre: Functional Core Training

Wet Barre: Functional Core Training

Core Training It takes more than drool-worthy six-pack abs to have a strong and healthy core. The rectus abdominus, responsible for six-pack abs, only represents one of several muscles that comprise the core. Functional Core Training Functional fitness tells us that moving in more directions and recruiting more than one muscle group at a... read more
Interval Pool Workouts: Tabata and more

Interval Pool Workouts: Tabata and more

Interval Pool Workouts: Tabata, Little Method, Turbulence Training and Fartlek   Various forms of interval workouts have saturated the fitness market.  On land, this type of training is reserved for advanced exercisers. In water, this type of training is realistic and attainable for everyone. Along with my colleague Lori Sherlock, an ironman athlete and... read more
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