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Walking On The Water!



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!

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  • Great idea! - by PYNETREE
  • Goodness this is the second time around... - by HYATTI1
    Thanks for sharing. - by BANNERMAN
  • This is a great idea, thanks for sharing. - by AMBER461
  • I did do water aerobics and I was out of it. - by DELLMEL
  • Up from the sea! Glub, glub! emoticon - by MOONGLOWSNANA
  • I love the water. I swear I was a fish in a different life!!! - by RUFFIT
  • 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! - by PUPPYFITZ
  • DUCKY2222
    I would like to do this too, especially on these hot summer days. If I can find a pool. - by DUCKY2222
  • Great idea, I'll have to find a pool in my area and get involved in doing water exercises. - by DIAMOND102
    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. - by VAINVT
  • 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.

    Joanna - by HYATTI1
  • 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 - by ROSEYJO1
  • Great idea - I must try it!! - by AMARILYNH
  • This is great! Thank you for sharing. emoticon - by DIAMOND102
  • Good suggestion. Thanks for sharing. - by LEANMEAN2
    Thanks for sharing. - by BANNERMAN
  • I walk 5 days a week in thepool for at least an hour.Said to take3-4 times as much energy - by KELLEY106
    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 - by TRUCKER72
    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 - by LOVINGKATE
  • 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.
    emoticon - by MAMAMOOSE54
  • That's so true. I use to walk around in the water when I did water aerobics. - by DELLMEL
  • This is great exercise, and I love doing it this way! Water is a great resistance that is easy on the body! - by LORIDREX
    Have to give this one a try
    emoticon - by GARYNANN
    Great idea! I'll give it a try! - by VAINVT
  • 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!! - by PROVERBS31JULIA

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