Water Exercise Coach Blog

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
My Morning Stretching Routine

My Morning Stretching Routine

Get up and go with three easy exercises!  Whether you are at home or traveling my favorite stretch routine can be used to reduce morning stiffness, reverse the effects of prolonged sitting or as a warm-up for any workout  I’d like to invite you to try – pivot, plank and swing. 3 Stretches You Can Do... read more
Exercise to Alleviate Neck Pain

Exercise to Alleviate Neck Pain

STOP!  Check your posture.  Where is your head positioned right now as you are reading this article?  If you are bending your head forward, you could be putting up to 60 pounds of pressure on your neck!  In an upright position, the human head weighs about 12 pounds, but a small shift forward steadily... read more
Water Aerobics Builds Strength for Seniors

Water Aerobics Builds Strength for Seniors

How to Build Strength at an Older Age The most important factor to an individual’s functional capacity is strength. After an average of 18-20 weeks of progressive resistance training, an adult can add 2.42 pounds of lean muscle to their body mass and increase their overall strength by 25-30 percent. Source:  A review article by... read more
3 Simple Exercise Routines

3 Simple Exercise Routines

Let’s face it. Life is busy. Long workouts before or after work are not always an option. The good news is, recent research tells us as little as 10 minutes of activity per day is associated with a significantly reduced risk of cardiovascular disease. 3 Simple Exercise Routines Make movement a part of your... read more