helping to inform the communities we serve
Back to Blog
Aquatic Exercises Anybody Can Do
There are many reasons people give up on exercise, including arthritis, joint pain, recovery from surgery and illness, weight gain, boredom, and more. But aquatic exercises can help with all of that. Exercising in the water takes the weight off hurting muscles and joints, making exercises less uncomfortable. The hydrostatic pressure “pushes” against your body, lowering the heart rate and helping blood circulate more efficiently. Aquatic workouts also help to improve the range of motion and balance so they can be very beneficial to everyday functioning and reducing falls. And water resistance actually makes any exercise harder than doing it on land, resulting in faster development of muscle strength, endurance, and flexibility – all while having fun.
Here are some tips:
Get to know Visiting Nurse Association of Northern New Jersey (VNA) now, and all the home health services available to you and your loved ones, before you have a health emergency. We are proud to be the longest-serving VNA in the state of New Jersey, so we know a thing or two about helping seniors.
The Visiting Nurse Association of Northern New Jersey (VNA) is a leading provider of comprehensive home health care services in Morris, Hunterdon, Sussex, and Warren Counties in Northern New Jersey. Established in 1898, generations have known that just one call to VNA opens the door to quality, patient-centered home health care solutions that allow patients to remain in the comfort of their homes with dignity, health, and independence.
© All content on The Visiting Nurse Association of Northern New Jersey's website, including blog posts, may be reproduced only if attributed to our organization with a link to vnannj.org.