What is Functional Movement?

What is Functional Movement?

The goal of any program whether in water or on land should be to improve activities of daily living ( ADL’s) and life on land. Research suggests that sixth decade is the point in time when losses of muscular strength, size and function are most dramatic (Pollock et al.) Did you know that with retirees […]

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Specificity of Training – What is this?

Specificity of Training – What is this?

  One of the greatest benefits of water training is being able to train all of the components of fitness in one low impact and enjoyable program. The water environment allows a client to strengthen muscles in a functional, upright position, especially in the trunk area. Performing basic oppositional motor patterns (i.e., walking and running) […]

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Understanding Exercise Safety

Understanding Exercise Safety

Understanding exercise safety is the most important reason to keep Certified and achieve a level of competency. The goal of our training programs is to help the instructor provide safe and appropriate exercise inventory for a diverse population currently attending water fitness programs. WaterART Fitness International feels that teaching water fitness is a unique job […]

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Aquatic Mitts – Why Use Them?

Aquatic Mitts – Why Use Them?

Many people coming to the pool for the first time are amazed to see the participants wearing aquatic mitts in the water. “Why do you need them?” is the first question we get, and the answer is simple. Aquatic Mitts can assist every participant get the best out of their water workout. Using the arms […]

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Here are 5 tips to keep you in shape

1)  Exercise Regularly Everyone knows that exercises may greatly help in weight management but most people dont understand that exercise is key for long term weight management because of the benefits of  improving your metabolism. Not only do  you burn calories during a workout but if you work on increasing muscle mass ( with strength […]

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