Tag: water aerobics

What is better for your body? Land or water aerobics?

Helga Stone, left, being given special instructions before class by instructor Cathy Lair; photo by Steve Weiss

Steve Weiss While similar to land aerobics in that it focuses on cardiac training, water aerobics adds the component of weight training in the form of water resistance and buoyancy. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (2008), most land-based aerobic exercisers don’t incorporate strength training into their schedules and therefore adding…