Exercising in Water to Lose Weight

Featured on NBC’s The Biggest Loser, the HydroWork exercise.

Exercising in the pool has proven to be an effective means to lose weight. Exercising in water to lose weight can be extremely effective for obese and overweight patients. Statistics show that a person generally burns two times more calories per minute in the water than on land. When standing chest deep in water, the body is 80% weightless, bearing only 20% of its weight. This weightlessness helps with exercises and movements that could otherwise be too difficult.


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