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Walking On The Water!


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Well, I hope I have your attention now! My favorite activity is walking in the water as if I was trying to run or ride a bicycle. I have bought a couple of water noodles and I sit on one just like on a bike and peddle around in circles or back and forth. It really works your legs and arms as you stear yourself around the pool. The water provides quite the resistance and even though you might not feel too tired in the water, when you get out of the water, you can tell the difference!

- Submitted by LOSE4GOODMN 8/20/2010 in Exercise | 28 Comments
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PYNETREE 7/15/2014 10:51:00 AM

    Great idea!
HYATTI1 7/14/2014 12:37:00 AM

    Goodness this is the second time around...
BANNERMAN 7/12/2014 2:11:00 AM

    Thanks for sharing.
AMBER461 7/11/2014 10:35:00 PM

    This is a great idea, thanks for sharing.
DELLMEL 7/11/2014 2:10:00 PM

    I did do water aerobics and I was out of it.
MOONGLOWSNANA 7/11/2014 1:44:00 PM

    Up from the sea! Glub, glub! emoticon
RUFFIT 7/11/2014 12:49:00 PM

    I love the water. I swear I was a fish in a different life!!!
PUPPYFITZ 7/11/2014 11:58:00 AM

    Water aerobics is THE BEST! I am fortunate to live in Southern Califormia so get to do it outdoors year round 3-4 times a week. One's ability to do exercises in the water (push ups...but done vertically!) that you could not do on land is wonderfully rewarding.
If you are looking for a new fitness source, this is it! Check what might be available to you in your community. Super duper workout, and well worth the effort of clothes changing, wet hair, etc!
LISADCANNON 7/11/2014 10:04:00 AM

DUCKY2222 7/11/2014 7:55:00 AM

    I would like to do this too, especially on these hot summer days. If I can find a pool.
DIAMOND102 7/11/2014 7:28:00 AM

    Great idea, I'll have to find a pool in my area and get involved in doing water exercises.
VAINVT 7/11/2014 7:17:00 AM

    Thanks for the idea. I'll be spending time in the water and this is a good way to interact with children while you exercise.
HYATTI1 7/8/2014 10:10:00 AM

    I did physical therapy for my legs and they had me doing the same thing with a water noodle. It really does work and it is fun.

ROSEYJO1 7/7/2014 11:11:00 AM

    Sounds like fun with the benefits of exercise. I can just see my grandsons expressions of joy as he would be doing this. Now if only I had a pool emoticon
AMARILYNH 7/6/2014 4:32:00 PM

    Great idea - I must try it!!
DIAMOND102 7/6/2014 2:15:00 PM

    This is great! Thank you for sharing. emoticon
LEANMEAN2 7/6/2014 5:42:00 AM

    Good suggestion. Thanks for sharing.
BANNERMAN 7/6/2014 2:11:00 AM

    Thanks for sharing.
KELLEY106 7/5/2014 7:25:00 PM

    I walk 5 days a week in thepool for at least an hour.Said to take3-4 times as much energy
TRUCKER72 7/5/2014 1:54:00 PM

    I love working out in the water ... swimming, 'biking', 'running', 'hiking'....'skiing', skating, calisthenics, dancing, weight-lifting, soccer-ing, hoops, kick-boxing, yoga-ing, skipping, deep water and shallow. The water is amazing for resistance but mostly it's amazing because I couldn't do any of that with any sort of effectiveness on land at the moment. emoticon emoticon
LOVINGKATE 7/5/2014 12:49:00 PM

    emoticon Thanks so much for sharing. I plan on doing the same when my swimsuit come. I have not put a suit on in 30yrs. Mind over water and suit. emoticon
REALTYLADYLISA 7/5/2014 12:37:00 PM

MAMAMOOSE54 7/5/2014 12:36:00 PM

    I agree-that is a great work out!!!
I use to do that about 2-3 times a week but stopped-need to get back into it.
DELLMEL 7/5/2014 11:47:00 AM

    That's so true. I use to walk around in the water when I did water aerobics.
LITTLEFARMMOMMA 7/5/2014 10:11:00 AM

    This is great exercise, and I love doing it this way! Water is a great resistance that is easy on the body!
GARYNANN 7/5/2014 9:03:00 AM

    Have to give this one a try
VAINVT 7/5/2014 7:36:00 AM

    Great idea! I'll give it a try!
PROVERBS31JULIA 7/5/2014 7:33:00 AM

    The title is hilarious and now I regret switching from the Y to another gym which doesn't have a pool. Oh well, my two year contract will be over soon enough. Thanks for the great suggestion!!

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