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Water Jogging

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Sometimes I amaze myself with how unaware I can be. Seriously.

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We have a pool. I will admit I am addicted to floating on a raft and soaking up the rays. I use sunscreen but not as much as I should. Over the weekend, as I was floating around I decided to take a walk around the pool. I have done that in years past and where I don't feel like I get as much of a workout in the water as I do on land, it still is a good workout.

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So on Monday, as I was walking again, I thought why couldn't I jog? So I jogged for about 30 minutes. Came in and searched spark and I found that i burned 481 calories! I was AMAZED. So I googled water jogging. I was SHOCKED at the number of articles there were on water jogging workouts for deep and shallow water, shoes, belts, etc.

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This is the 6th summer we have had the pool but the first time I am looking at it as an exercise tool. I can't wait to workout everyday in it while working on my tan!!

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