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The Benefits of Working Out in the Water

Posted on by Tara Hackney, PT, DPT, OCS, KTTP

Summer is here and warmer weather brings new opportunities for workouts, including working out in the pool. Aquatic-based workouts have many benefits and do not necessarily mean you have to swim laps. Additionally, aquatic workouts are great for people of many ages and have incredible health benefits.


Swimming 101: Having Fun & Staying Safe in the Water

Posted on by Athletico

Having spent many years as a competitive swimmer and lakefront lifeguard, I feel more at home in water than on dry land! So I want to cover the topic “Swimming 101,” or how to have fun, boost your fitness and stay safe in the water.


Benefits of Aquatic Therapy for the Arthritic Patient

Posted on by Athletico

Editor’s Note: Today’s post is written by Jennifer Schachner, PT, DPT.

With summer officially here and the beautiful and unseasonably warm days we have had over the last months, many of us have probably been daydreaming about days spent at the beach, or we have already been splashing around and relaxing at a pool in our spare time. But did you know that for the 50 million Americans affected by arthritis in one of its many forms, being in water can be more than just summer-time fun? Here are the top three benefits of aquatic therapy. (more…)

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