BENEFITS OF EXERCISING IN WATER

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BENEFITS OF EXERCISING IN WATER

There are many benefits of working out in swimming pools.  Not only is it easier to stay cooler in a pool, but the workout itself has massive perks.  Here are some of the additional benefits:

–The average thirty minute pool workout burns approximately 300 calories.  It takes the elimintaion of 3500 calories to burn off a pound of body fat.  Three to Four weeks of swimming will result in measurable weight loss.

–Pool workouts are a great way to build up cardio endurance.  When in cooler water, the blood moves through the body at a faster rate to warm it up.

–Unlike many exercises, the pool provides a soft enviroment for workouts.  The water supports the body in every position, which helps alleviate feelings of fatigue because its supporting so much of the body’s weight.  In addition, flexibility results due to the wider range of motion the body can achieve due to the absence of gravity acting on the joints.

–Like any regular exercise , pool workouts are great stress relievers.  The exercise stimulates the brain to release chemicals that make the body feel good.  When performing pool exercises in warmer water temperatures, the movement of water against and over the body results in both massage and relaxation.  This calming effect can decrease or eliminate the pain resulting from a workout.

The benefits of pool workouts are numerous.  If accessible, give pool workouts a try to begin an exercise program or enhance an existing program.

3 EASY STEPS FOR POOL CARE

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BIOGUARD’S EASY TO FOLLOW SYSTEM

Great for busy pools of any size or surface type. This system should be used with pools featuruing good water flow through skimmers and/or equipped with a chlorinator.

SANITIZE: Maintain a sanitizer level with BioGuard Silk Smart Sticks or BioGuard Silk Sticks. Add every 3 – 5 days to help kill bacteria and maintain proper sanitation levels.

OXIDIZE: Maintain a proper oxidizer level with BioGuard Smart Shock oxidizer. Helps restore water clarity and kill bacteria. Helps maintain sparkly, clear water.

PREVENT: Help inhibit algae growth using BioGuard’s Smart Algicide® or 28-40 Algicide. Add weekly.

Remember, the recipe for easy pool care is to balance the water at the beginning of the pool season and maintaining proper chemical levels throughout the pool season.

BE SURE TO BRING IN A WATER SAMPLE TO US EVERY 4-6 WEEKS.

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