Fluid Running for Weight Loss

If you’re looking to lose 5 lbs or 50 lbs, Fluid Running is an excellent exercise for weight loss that combines aerobic conditioning with strength training.  Running in deep water burns 30-40% more calories than running on land because water is 800 times denser than air. The energy required to move a body through water is greater than what’s required for moving on land creating higher calorie burn with additional strength benefits.

I got my heart rate up to 170. 170 in the pool is really hard to do! – Triathlon Taren

Benefits for Losing Weight

  • Burns 40% more calories than running on land
  • No stress on joints – especially important for anyone carrying extra weight
  • Strengthens all muscle groups and cardiovascular system at once
  • Ability to work at your own pace

Supporting Articles

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