Fitness Aquatics (Fitness Spectrum Series)

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Whether you're someone seeking a fun way to get in shape or a competitive swimmer looking for a training edge, you'll find the right workouts for you in Fitness Aquatics. With 60 color-coded workouts varying in length and intensity and three sample training programs, this easy-to-use guide allows you to customize your own workouts.

In Part I author and water fitness expert LeAnne Case provides:

- information on what equipment to use,
- a fitness test to help with knowing where to start your training,
- instruction on correct aquatic training technique, and
- information and exercises to help you warm up and cool down properly.

Part II describes 60 aquatic workouts with exercises are evenly distributed across six color-coded zones according to level of difficulty—green workouts are the easiest, red workouts the hardest.

Each workout's detailed description covers warm-up, training time, technique, difficulty rating, cool-down, gauging calories burned, and workout tips.

Part III offers sample programs to help you structure workouts into an overall training regimen. These programs can be used as is or as a guide to develop a routine suited to your specific needs.

Fitness Aquatics offers expert advice to help people of all ages and abilities enjoy getting fit.

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From the Publisher:

"This is a manual for everyone! Beginners can get pointers on a proper start. Advanced students can vary their own workouts, and instructors will find fresh ways to format their classes."

Terrell Dougan Certified AEA, AFAA,ACE, USWF Founder and President of the Splash Company

"The basic protocols are easy to follow yet lead to a vigorous exercise that meets the requirements for aerobic exercise as laid out by the American College of Sports Medicine."

Brian J. Awbrey, MD

Instructor in Orthopaedics Harvard Medical School/Massachusetts General Hospital

"It's the new wave—aquatic fitness."

Jane Katz Professor, City University of New York Developer of the W.E.T. Workout World Champion, U.S. Masters All-American swim team

About the Author:

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LeAnne Case, a master certified water fitness instructor, has taught individual and group exercise programs for people of all levels of fitness since 1980. As an aquatic fitness expert, she has certified hundreds of professional instructors.

Case has written numerous articles on aquatics training and travels around the world lecturing on the benefits of water fitness. The author is a member of Aquatic Alliance International (AAI), the Aquatic Exercise Association (AEA), and the United States Water Fitness Association (USWFA). She has served as National Technical Director for the USWFA, motivating and overseeing the work of nearly 50 instructors throughout the country.

Case received the North Carolina ""Water Fitness Leader of the Year"" award for 1993, 1994, and 1995. Through all her activities, she strives to expand knowledge of aquatic fitness techniques and effective methods of instruction.

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