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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...

3D Squat Challenge

3D Squat Challenge This is your official invitation to the WECOACH 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,...

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...

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...

12 Ways To Plank

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. By planking we can activate so much more! A plank, a hold in the top of a...

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...

Interval Training: Water Workouts for Seniors

Older is not usually associated with being faster or stronger. But maybe it could if we believed it? Take Usain Bolt, the greatest sprinter of all time, who, at 30 years old, became the only person to ever win three Olympic 100m gold medals. Or 42-year-old Satchel...

Body Talk for Better Balance

Balance is best trained by speaking to the body in a language it understands.  Andrea Wasylow, PT explains:  “Balance requires the ability of the neurological system to successfully receive information, process that information, and then convey an appropriate motor...

Balance Training in 6 Directions

Have you seen the V8 commercial where the personal trainer asks the client if they ate their vegetables today? When the client answers “no”, the trainer knocks him on the forehead as if to say “duh”. I had this kind of “ah-ha” moment with a client as we evaluated her...

COREssentials for Water Exercise

Check out the photo below. Do you see a 9 or a 6? What you see depends on where you are sitting in relation to the picture. The person sitting towards the viewer sees a 9 while the person facing away sees a 6. Elizabeth Banks, a Gray Institute Fellow of Applied...

Move in 6 Directions for Better Exercise Results

In 2011, I entered the Gray Institute fellowship program. I thought I was going to enhance my understanding of anatomy and biomechanics. And yes, I did become more familiar with muscles and movement, but more importantly, the Gray Institute connected everything I...

Fat Burning Water Workout: HI-YO Intervals

One of the most commonly asked questions to aquatic fitness professionals is, "what is the best fat burning workout?" Although there is no “best way”, the bottom line is the more calories that are burned, the greater the potential for fat loss.  There are many ways to...

5 Water Exercises for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Water exercises for Rheumatoid Arthritis have tremendous benefits of which I learned first hand from Kendra Jones. I first met Kendra at a convention hosted by the Aquatic Therapy & Rehab Institute. In a single conversation, it was easy to spot her kind and caring personality. I learned that Kendra’s interest in water exercise stemmed from her own diagnosis of Rheumatoid Arthritis commonly referred to as Jr. RA.

First diagnosed at the age of 4 with childhood-onset rheumatoid arthritis, by 26 she had both hips replaced and at 28 was facing surgery on her neck due to excruciating pain from discs fused together (again from the JRA).

Weighing her options and on the advice of a neurosurgeon, Kendra found other ways to manage the pain without surgery. Today she shares with WEOACH followers some of her favorite water exercises for Rheumatoid Arthritis!

Holding the Pool Wall is not Just for Beginners

Holding the pool wall might not be known for advancing an exercise, but it should! Did you know that stability enhances mobility and with greater stability isolated muscle strengthening is possible? Think about a time when you’ve been nervous or scared. What does the...

Healing Sounds for Water Exercise

Have you ever considered the impact music has on your workout?  In my group exercise classes, I noticed with certain music my students appeared disengaged while other times they were relaxed and smiling even when they were working really hard.  Curious to know more...

9 Solutions for Cloudy Pool Water

Many aquatic professionals are intimidated by the complexity of pool water chemistry when in reality, it is not as complicated as it may seem. If water is cloudy, there is a serious problem, but clear water doesn’t necessarily mean safe water either. Every pool that...

Yoga Exercises for Back Pain

Tired of waking up with aches and pains?  Yoga in the pool can help.  Stretching in the aquatic environment is beneficial and can be practiced by individuals of all fitness levels.  Buoyancy supports the body for better range of motion while moving against the natural...

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