Aquatic workouts are making waves

Experience the benefits of pool fitness classes

During the pandemic, the WAC pool has been more popular than ever. Lap times fill quickly, and more members are discovering aquatic fitness classes. See what you’re missing when you reserve a spot in one of the Club’s five weekly classes in the pool.

Not only do water workout classes provide a low-impact approach to staying fit, but they also get your heart pumping and your muscles working. In addition, you actually burn more calories while working out in the water. This occurs because water removes more body heat than air, in turn driving caloric burn through thermogenesis. In other words, your body burns calories working to keep you warm.

Beyond the physical advantages, pool workouts also provide a mental escape. Nowhere is that more true than in the art deco oasis that is Helene Madison Pool on the 6th Floor of the WAC.

But don’t take our word for it. Check out the pool schedule online and reserve your spot in an upcoming water fitness class. From low-key Aqua Fit sessions to high-intensity Aqua Boot Camp, you’re sure to find an aquatic answer to your fitness needs.

Photo by Emilio Huertas

—Posted December 9, 2020

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