Best 7 Pool Exercises for Seniors  (with Equipment List)

Staying active at any age has its challenges, but in your senior years it can prove to be tricky. It doesn’t have to be that way though!

Pool exercises for seniors, water aerobics, is one of those activities that is fun to do and great for mobility in the golden years. There are many benefits to water aerobics for anyone in need of low impact exercises.

Swimming is a wonderful full-body workout that benefits your heart health and builds muscle, while being easy on your joints.

Freestyle Swimming

You can walk across the width of the pool or you can simply walk in place. The natural resistance of the water will help to increase your heart rate.

Water Walking

Aqua Jogging

Aqua jogging (also known as deep water running) is a great low-impact exercise. Standing in water that is deeper than waist deep, begin running underwater.

Flutter Kicks

Flutter kicks may be a basic skill in swimming, but they are also a great workout for seniors.

This exercise strengthens your core muscles as well as the muscles in your hips and legs.

Leg Lifts