Exercise with Water Dumbbells and Floatation Belt
Exercise with Water Dumbbells
Starting Phase: Hold the dumbbells underwater and lean the body slightly forward.
Action Phase: Alternate punching the arms down and away from the body. Perform this action the appropriate number of repetitions.
Training Tip: You can also perform this exercise standing straight up with the arms down at the sides. Alternate pushing down at the sides.
Starting Phase: Hold the dumbbells underwater. Keep the arms up at about shoulder level with a slight bend at the elbows. Palms should be facing down.
Action Phase: Bring the arms back. Elbows should come slightly behind the body. Bring the arms back to the starting position and repeat. Perform this action the appropriate number of repetitions.
Training Tip: Resistance should be felt in both directions.
Starting Phase: Hold a water dumbbell in each hand. Submerge the dumbbells underwater, lowering them to the sides with the arms down and palms up.
Action Phase: With the arms close to the sides, bend at the elbows and slowly bring the dumbbells up to shoulder level. Lower the dumbbells back to the starting position and repeat. Perform this action the appropriate number of repetitions.
Training Tip: Keep the upper arm still during the action phase.
Exercises with Water Floatation Belt
Starting Phase: With the water flotation belt secured around the waist, position the body straight up with the water at about shoulder level and the feet just above the bottom. Arms should be down by the sides.
Action Phase: Simultaneously raise the arms to about shoulder level and open the legs slightly wider than shoulder-width. Return to the starting position and repeat for desired number of repetitions.
FORWARD LADDER CLIMB
Starting Phase: With the water flotation belt secured around the waist, allow the body to tilt forward.
Action Phase: Simultaneously reach forward with the right arm and bring the right knee to the chest. Push out with the left leg. Repeat by reaching forward with the left arm and bringing the left knee to the chest. Push out with the right leg. Repeat this exercise for the desired number of repetitions.