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Pool Facilities Lexington SC

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.

Lexington Snap Fitness
East Main St. and Lake Dr.
Lexington, SC
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Cross Fit Lexington
(803) 216-1322
1322 West Main Street
Lexington, SC
 
Wolf's Fitness Center
(803) 356-6400
5432 Augusta Rd
Lexington, SC
 
Golds Gym Lexington
(803) 359-6100
619 North Lake Dr.
Lexington, SC
 
Gold's Gym
(803) 359-6100
619 N Lake Dr
Lexington, SC
 
Firm
(803) 951-3476
5300 Sunset Boulevard
Lexington, SC
 
Curves Lexington SC
205 Columbia Ave., Suite M
Lexington, SC
Programs & Services
Aerobics, Body Sculpting, Cardio Equipment, Cardio Equipment, Circuit Training, Group Exercise Studio, Gym Classes, Gym Equipment, Gym Sports, Silver Sneakers, Zumba

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Golds Gym St Andrews
(803) 359-6100
619 N Lake Dr
Lexington, SC
 
Curves Lexington
205 Columbia Ave.
Lexington, SC
 
Bodyshop Inc
(803) 359-3001
100 Scotland Dr
Lexington, SC
 
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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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