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Pool Workout Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Pool Workout.

5 Fun Ways to Dive In to Aquatic Exercise

The pool can be a scary place. You have to wear a swimsuit (ack!), get your hair wet and know the rules of the road—er, swim lanes. But don't let that stop you! Water provides an excellent workout, especially for people with joint issues or...  Read more

Swimming: Take the Plunge!

I recently swam laps for the first time since my childhood swimming lessons. The next day, when my muscles were sore and fatigued, I realized that there was much more to swimming than just splashing around. This gentle-but-challenging form of exercis...  Read more

9 Cross-Training Activities for Runners

The only way to become a better runner is to run, but the more running replaces other exercises in your fitness program, the more likely you are to become injured, suffer from burnout, or develop muscular imbalances. So what's a runner to do (bes...  Read more

Reference Guide to Cooling Down

SparkPeople’s Exercise Reference Guides offer an in-depth look at the principles of fitness. What is a Cool Down? A cool down is the act of gradually lowering body temperature, heart rate, and breathing rate following exercise. The...  Read more

Exercising in Water

Have you ever considered including water fitness into your exercise routine? This can be a great way to increase strength, flexibility and cardiovascular health. Plus, during the months of summer heat, what is a better way to keep cool? Wa...  Read more

early workouts are causing me to be tired so much
Updated 10/2/2015 9:48:49 PM

early workouts are causing me to be tired so much earlier. but I completed my goal this week of 3 5am work outs on the days I work...  Read more

Pre-workout for gym bodybuilding
Updated 10/2/2015 3:51:14 PM

Hi peoples, can any of you recommend a good pre-workout for training at the gym?...  Read more

Barre workouts?
Updated 10/2/2015 1:53:16 PM

I bought an exercise DVD. There is a barre routine on it. I have never done barre. I have heard it is popular. Anyone try barre? What results did you get?...  Read more

Day 2 of my 30 day workout plan and boy my muscles
Updated 10/2/2015 10:39:02 AM

Day 2 of my 30 day workout plan and boy my muscles are sore!!!...  Read more

What sort of workout are you doing? If you are do

What sort of workout are you doing? If you are doing light weights/resistance training then you should give yourself min 48 hours for recovery. If you are doing aerobics training, then perhaps a 2 days on, one day off until your body adapts....  Read more

Pool exercise

If you have a pool, get some pool exercise equipment and workout in the water. ....  Read more

Water Aerobics

Whether you have an in-ground pool, above ground pool or are thinking about joining the "Y", water aerobics are a terrific calorie burner. In addition to the calories you burn, you will be giving your joints & and back a favor because of the low impa...  Read more

Dance Dance Revolution

For those of us that love the game and realize that it's a great workout as well =)...  Read more

7 Water Exercise Routines

One of my favorite activities, aside from running, is water aerobics. Some gyms refer to these classes as Aqua-Exercises, Hydro-Workouts or Aquatic Exercises. If you have never taken a water aerobics class, I highly encourage you to do so. Not only w...  Read more

In the News: The Fastest Way to Improve Your Diet

A round-up of the most interesting and thought-provoking stories of the week. The Fastest Way To Improve Your DietFind out why eating leafy green vegetables can have a tremendous impact on your diet for very little effort. From MindBodyGreenLow blood...  Read more

Open houses, grocery shopping pool workout

Started today on the patio. We had smoothies for breakfast We then went to 3 open houses. Just to see some of what is out there and what some of the neighborhoods are like. Then grocery shopping and stopping at the condo's community pool for a...  Read more

Sweating During A Pool Workout?

I did a deep water aerobics class this morning. We started the class by swimming six laps at an easy pace to warm up our muscles and joints. The teacher increased the intensity level of the class with every task. As we progressed, the teacher had...  Read more