Published in Women's Health Weekly, February 2nd, 1998
There are many "aquaticize" classes available in today's fitness-conscious society. These classes consist of an exercise program completed in a swimming pool in waist-high water. These programs do not deliver the high level of body impact that accompanies such exercise programs as step-aerobics, and thus, they are popular with older women. On the other hand, it is weight-bearing exercise that exerts some stress on the skeletal system that initiates bone response.
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