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Pool Facilities Douglasville GA

Swimming is one of the best non-weight bearing activities out there and I totally recommend implementing a swim routine into your workout. It’s a great way to burn an enormous amount of calories all while having a blast in the water. Non-weight bearing refers to no weight or pressure being forced onto the joints, thus great for those with injuries, arthritis, or pain.

Golds Gym Douglasville Hospital Drive
(770) 949-7507
8741 Hospital Drive
Douglasville, GA
 
Cherry's 24/7 Gym
(770) 969-9797
212 Spring Creek Way
Douglasville, GA

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Total Package Boxing Gym
(770) 489-9100
5848 Bankhead Hwy # 5848
Douglasville, GA
 
American Body Works
(678) 838-8499
4336 Ridge Road # 109
Douglasville, GA
 
Essentials Medspa Inc
(678) 838-2973
8657 Hospital Dr Ste 101
Douglasville, GA
 
Sculpture 24 Hour Fitness
(770) 947-5833
6525 Hiram Douglasville H
Douglasville, GA
 
Sculptures 24 Hour Fitns
(770) 947-5833
6525 Hiram Douglasville Hwy A
Douglasville, GA
 
Douglasvle Gynmastics and Cheer
(770) 489-2582
8877 Bright Star Rd
Douglasville, GA
 
Fit Vessels Training Inc
(770) 577-7208
1368 Camrose Ct
Douglasville, GA
 
Jazzercise Douglasville Woodie Fite Senior Center
(770) 815-9661
8750 Dorris Rd.
Douglasville, GA
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A Beginner’s Guide to Swimming Workouts

swimming workout Swimming is one of the best non-weight bearing activities out there and I totally recommend implementing a swim routine into your workout. It’s a great way to burn an enormous amount of calories all while having a blast in the water. Non-weight bearing refers to no weight or pressure being forced onto the joints, thus great for those with injuries, arthritis, or pain.

Although indoor pools are somewhat hard to come by, they are definitely worth the small cost to use. You may find indoor pools at your local health or fitness club, university, YMCA, or hotel. Before starting your swimming workouts , here are a few things you should know:

  • The first step is safety, you should always have another person around in case of an emergency.
  • The second step is to find the one type of workout that works for you (enjoyable and effective). One style consists of just plain sprinting (swimming) while implementing different strokes into the mix.

There are a few different stokes: front crawl, back crawl, side stroke, back stroke, butterfly, and breast stroke. Another type of workout routine is water aerobics; which consist of performing exercise-type movements in the water.

For example: empty milk jugs are a great way to implement dumbbell movements in the water. Below are two different workouts for you to try; remember to stretch before and that safety comes first!

Swimming Workout #1

Warm-up:

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