Water aerobics slims because it helps boost metabolism and burns up to 500 calories per hour, depending on exercise intensity and class time. So an individual can lose up to 1 kg per month if they take classes three times a week, but if they follow a balanced diet but low in calories they may lose even more weight.
The classes last on average 50 to 60 minutes, with the height of water near the chest, at a pleasant temperature, such as 32ºC, for example. This type of activity is suitable for people of all ages and is great for practicing during pregnancy or in the third age.
The main benefits of hydrogymnastics for health are:
To burn more calories and further strengthen muscles and joints movements performed during the water gymnastics class should be strong and small pool equipment such as floats that can be used on the arms or legs can be used.
Although the exercises are performed inside the pool it is important to ensure good hydration of the body by drinking water, juice the tea just before and after class.
The best time to do water aerobics is when the sun is not very hot, as in the early morning and late afternoon, but in any case you need to protect yourself from the sun, using sunblock, hair stuck and, if possible, wide flap. For the woman the most appropriate clothing is the swimsuit that does not leave the place and allows a greater control on the movements during the class, for the man it is enough a shorts of beach or trunks.