underwater exercise

underwater exercise

[un′dərwô′tər]
Etymology: AS, under + woeter
any physical activity performed in a pool or large tub, such as a Hubbard tank, where the buoyancy of the water facilitates the movement of weak or injured muscles. Also called aquatherapy, aquatic exercise. See also exercise.
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An extra therapy benefit of hot tubs is the ability to add additional underwater exercise equipment.
Hollywood star Julia has been working out underwater - one of the hottest new ways to stay in shape (it's rumoured that P Diddy has an underwater exercise bike in his swimming pool at home).
A Shropshire steel working company has found worldwide success with its new invention - an underwater exercise machine used for physiotherapy.
Gentle underwater exercise and Yoga have brought relief to many arthritis sufferers.
I knew I'd be doing the 2014 MTV Movie Awards, so I've been doing a series of isometrics, underwater exercises, Pilates and Greco-Roman wrestling, which had no benefit to my body, but I strangely enjoyed it.
The features tracking algorithm presented can be used in research involving underwater motion analysis, due to its good degree of automation and overall effectiveness in tracking different types of passive non-reflective markers when analysing underwater exercises.
Having completed basic underwater exercises in the pool we were ready to practise our skills in the ocean.
Having completed basic underwater exercises in the pool, including how to clear your mask of water and signal that you are out of air (you make a chopping gesture against your neck) we were ready to practise our skills in the ocean.

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