aqua running

aqua running

A form of low-impact aerobic exercise for conditioning or recovery from weight-bearing injuries to the limbs. It is typically done in a pool, involves repetitive movements of both the legs and the arms that are similar to running motions on land, and may be done in a supervised class or physical therapy session.
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Amputee Terry Nelson developed a revolutionary aqua running suit that has helped stars including Cristiano Ronaldo and Kaka back onto the pitch, miles ahead of schedule.
Aqua running - With water being around 800 times denser than air, trying to run in it means you have to work much harder.
I kept fit throughout my pregnancy with some gentle running and also by using an exercise bike and aqua running in the pool," Pavey added.
Another form of water exercise is aqua running or walking.
Compared to the organized classes and dance patterns of water aerobics, aqua running or walking doesn't demand class attendance or a whole lot of fancy footwork.
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The book even has a chapter on aqua running, Wilder's area of expertise.
These include aqua running in the deep end of a swimming pool, which Hugh calls excruciating.
Ex-Para Terry, a bilateral renal transplant patient and right leg amputee, came up with the idea of Aqua Running and the TNAR X6 after using water jogging as a means of rehab and fitness and also to help with his training for the transplant games, where he went on to win three gold medals.