That’s right friends, I took it to the pool this morning.
Also known as I just tried out Water Aerobics for the first time!
I got an invite from my Aunt & Cousin to join them in their early morning Water Aerobic fun. Of course I said HECK yeah!
I’m super nervous when it comes to the pool & swimming, so meeting them and doing the class together sounded like a sweet idea.
There were so many toys that go along with water aerobics. I had no idea!
Such as arm/leg weights, for added resistance in the water.
There was also a water belt, that keeps you afloat in the water.
It also adds some resistance when you are in the water, depending on which move you are doing.
And there are also water booey weight things.
We used these quite frequently and used them for more than just bicep curls.
Working out in the pool never felt so good! And was far more different that I thought it would be.
It was actually quite hard!
We did some really fun moves with the noodles too. Talk about trying to do push-ups and holding the plank position in the water. It was awesome! Awesomely hard!
Over the course of the 60 minute class, we did jogging drills, and jumping rope, and leap frogs, and cross country moves.
I could tell I was getting a good workout, becuase my core felt tight and I was breathing hard.
It was fun to switch it up and try something new. The instructor told me that running in water is a great cross training for my running. That made me want to go back and delve deeper into water aerobics.
Have you tried water aerobics or aqua jogging? I’m definitely going to try this class again!
TGIF! I’m running The Race For the Cure 5k tomorrow! 🙂 YAY!