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We use water in a totally different way.

 

This is feel-good exercise designed to help you move better.

3 Ways To Use Water As The Ultimate Training Tool

Whether you already workout in a pool or not, the benefits are clear: by moving your limbs against the resistance of water, you engage multiple muscle groups, improving overall cardiovascular fitness and strength simultaneously. But sometimes it can feel challenging...

3 Steps To Move In Your Feel-Good Range

Is one side of your body stronger than the other? It's a normal thing. Habitual ways of moving result in muscle imbalance; carrying groceries, typing on mobile devices, preparing a meal—all things that tend to be done one-side dominant. This becomes problematic when...

7 Benefits Of Water Walking

Water walking, a seemingly simple yet highly effective exercise, is gaining in popularity as people discover the amazing benefits. This low-impact activity offers a refreshing twist on traditional walking, providing a whole new dimension to your fitness routine....

How to customise your workouts to get bigger results

Public service announcement: your ability to move better is already inside you, all you’ve got to do is FEEL it. Water is a unique place to exercise. Buoyancy provides freedom to move with ease, and moving against resistance helps you get stronger. The question is:...

3 Ways To See Better Results In Water Exercise

My exercise mantra has always been simple:  Exercise Should Feel Good. But it wasn’t until more recently I learned how to use these feel-good sensations to help my students and clients using Wavemakers to get their best results. When you’re following a well-designed...

Exercise Should Feel Good

Your new exercise mantra needs to be: Exercise Should Feel Good. But why? And how do we implement this into our every workout? Whether our recent COVID crisis has seen you confined to your home and experimenting with new ways to keep moving, or you're back to being a...

What is an Aquatic Health Club?

Imagine a warm smile and friendly greeting as you walk in the door with your swim bag. The front desk staff knows you by name, and always looks happy to see you. “Hi Kathy, how are you doing today?” Here, you have the opportunity to learn to swim, take your swimming...

5 Specific Ways to use Wavemakers®

Clarity. Confidence. Connections. These are the things I’ve personally gained developing Wavemakers®. I started developing Wavemakers® two years ago with the idea of helping other water exercise instructors get to the top of their game. I collaborated with people in...

20 New Ways to Jog in the Pool

Why do you need 20 new ways to jog in the pool?  A well-designed water workout includes three simple ingredients: warm-up, conditioning and warm-down. The warm-up and warm-down should always sandwich the work phase, preparing the body to work in the water and then get...

How to Choose the Best Water Exercise Certification

Having the right credentials is important for fitness leaders, yet navigating water exercise certification, and figuring out what’s best for you, can be confusing. I’ve been involved in aquatics for over 25 years. Along the way, I’ve worked for leading fitness certification and continuing education organizations, while teaching group classes and providing personal training. Today […]

Aqua Yoga Strength Certificate

What do water exercise and yoga have in common? When practiced with purpose, both joint-friendly programs keep the body balanced, strong and less prone to injury. Bringing water and yoga together has an even bigger impact. It’s the best combination for everything....

Why Water Exercise Is The New Water Aerobics

"What's the difference?" I hear you ask. Water aerobics and water exercise seem interchangeable; basically the same thing. But what if I told you the former won't help you reach your goals, but the latter will? While it didn’t gain popularity until the 1980s, the term...

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...

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