Health Tip: Work Out in WaterLast Updated: August 24, 2012.
(HealthDay News) -- When you need to lose weight, you may want to seek exercises that are low-impact and easier on your joints. Working out in water can help you shed pounds safely.
The U.S. National Institutes of Health says the potential benefits of water workouts include:
- Improved flexibility during exercise.
- Greater joint and muscle movement.
- Less muscle soreness.
- Lower risk of injury.
- You are less likely to become overheated if exercising in water.