Underwater work-out is pretty good for burning calories and shedding some pounds efficiently. Therefore, some underwater exercises below will help you lose weight quickly.
These water weight loss workouts will help you quickly shed excess fat and get a slim body. In addition, water will make your mind calm and soothed and thus enhance the results of the exercises.
Shedding some pounds by working-out underwater:
1. Forward lean:
Stand about 2 steps opposite the pool wall, put your hands on the pool boundary and lean yourself forward. Put your hand firmly for more power, pull the chest, head and face backwards and float on the water. Forming a small arc, keep this posture for 5-10 seconds. Repeat 10 times.
2. Leg pull:
Stand up straight, use your hands to pull the right foot to your hips, perpendicular to your back. Maintain for 5-10 seconds then get back to the original position. Change foot. Repeat 10 times.
3. Hand reaching:
Stand underwater with legs spread wider than shoulder. Lean your left hand onto the pool boundary and raise your right arm up, pushing the body to the left. Then switch sides and change hands. Repeat 10 times.
Please note that your hands and feet must be straight during the pose.
4. Backward pull:
Stand with your back facing the boundary wall for 1 step. Bend towards the wall, put your arms firmly on the wall, bend your legs a 45 degree angle, raise your chest up, head down towards the hands, and slightly float on the water. Hold for 5-10 seconds. Return to the starting position and repeat 10 times.
Besides, you may also combine them with other poses such as meditation, swimming, walking in water to increase weight loss effects.
Some notes for underwater workout:
– Drink sufficient water; do not let your body dehydrated.
– Eat a light meal before workout.
– Do warm-up before stepping into the water.
– Should exercise underwater before 8am and after 4pm, so as to avoid being affected by ultraviolet rays of sunlight. Moreover, it is also the perfect time to exercise.
– Do not do underwater workout when you suffer from sickness, especially from common cold.
Wish you with successful weight loss!