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Water aerobics and heart rate. Improved venous return without high bood pressure!

Tuesday, April 08, 2014


The unique properties of water enable your heart to work more efficiently.

The hydrostatic pressure of water pushes equally on all body surfaces and helps the heart circulate blood by aiding venous return (blood flow back to the heart). emoticon

This assistance to the heart accounts for lower emoticon blood-pressure and heart rates, during deep-water exercise versus similar exertions on land.

Consequently, your heart rate is an estimated 10-15 beats lower per minute during suspended water exercise than for the same effort applied on land.

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
FROSTY99 4/9/2014 7:35PM

    Have missed my water workouts this winter-time to get "wet" again!

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NANCYPAT1 4/9/2014 5:59AM


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HAPPY-DESTINY 4/9/2014 12:41AM

    I enjoyed the link . . I am joining my alma mater gym . . free pool! emoticon

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F8CONE8 4/8/2014 8:20PM

    I did not know this. BTW I love your page background! emoticon

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AQUAGIRL08 4/8/2014 7:22PM

    Very interesting! I am going to have to do more research on this. Thank you for sharing!

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DONNABRIGHT 4/8/2014 6:33PM


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1CRAZYDOG 4/8/2014 6:24PM

    Interesting information. Thanks for sharing.

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