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 an […]read more
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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 Paige, the oldest major league rookie, and some […]read more
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 design a weight loss workout. For example: (1) Exercises performed […]read more
Our muscle of the month is the heart. You might be thinking the heart is an organ, rather than a muscle, but an organ is defined as “a part of an organism that is typically self-contained and has a specific vital function.” A muscle is defined as “a bundle of fibrous tissues in a human or […]read more
From Tabata to Timmons, everyone has their own take on how to deliver high intensity interval workouts. There is a simple explanation as to why so many programs involve HIIT…it works! On land, this type of training is reserved for advanced exercisers. However, in water, the ability to go beyond limits thought possible is realistic, […]read more