Make the Pool Your Gym: No-Impact Water Workouts for Getting Fit, Building Strength and Rehabbing from Injury (Paperback)
Discover the non-impact, total-body benefits of water exercise with this step-by-step guide to pool aerobics from bestselling fitness author, Dr. Karl Knopf.
Once used primarily for rehabilitation, water exercise has been proven to build strength, improve cardiovascular fitness and burn calories — all without the strain and trauma of land-based activities. This flexible training tool can help you:
• Improve muscular strength
• Increase flexibility
• Enhance cardiovascular fitness
• Alleviate pain
• Rehabilitate injuries
With step-by-step instructions and clear photos, Make the Pool Your Gym shows how to create the effective and efficient workout best suited to your needs. Whether you’re a non-swimmer, an elite athlete or someone with a chronic condition, you can make a splash in your fitness level without even getting your hair wet.
About the Author
Dr. Karl Knopf is the coordinator for the fitness therapist program at Foothill College of California.