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Is training in the water good for me?

There are many positive benefits to training in water. Your natural buoyancy will take pressure off of joints and the water limits the amount of speed and balance required to perform various exercises. This makes training in water low-impact and a good setting to train in for individuals with chronic diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis and those with severe osteoporosis. Training in the water is also a great option for women in the late stages of pregnancy when the joints of their lower body are under significant stress due to the amount of extra weight they are carrying.

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