Category Archives: Aqua Aerobics

Turn your Pool or Lake into a Gym

You can do a lovely Tree Pose in the pool because the water supports you. I also use the side of the pool to do the splits and a bunch of ballerina stretches, using the side of the pool as a ballet barre. Continue reading

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why you should love cold water swimming!

I am a veteran of many cold water swims.  Starting with deep ocean swims in California’s cold Pacific ocean.  We often swam in 64-66 degree water because that ocean stays cold even in the summer. Growing up with a swimming … Continue reading

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Shaking up the Routine – Back in the Cold Water Pool

After 10 days of riding between 3 and 6 miles a day, as part of my Post-Thanksgiving Challenge, I am going to shake it up today by jumping in my ice cold swimming pool. Cold water swimming is so BENEFICIAL … Continue reading

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Do A Risk Assessment on your Health

Have you ever done a Risk Assessment?   It’s a formal process that takes into account where you are now, what the risks are in the current situation, how to improve the situation and how, and in what order, to … Continue reading

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Use A Pool for Better Fitness

In California, I was lucky to grow up with a swimming pool in my backyard! Ever since then I have made SURE, I have a pool at home. This was tough when I moved to Maryland, when the temp in … Continue reading

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