During pregnancy, the body undergoes amazing adaptations essential for childbirth. During this time there are considerable health and wellbeing benefits to being physically active during and after pregnancy. This is true for people who are already active, and those taking their first steps too.
Exercising in water provides a low-impact but high-reward opportunity to be active, that overcomes many of the
Water is an enabler. Its buoyancy allows you to exercise without putting as much pressure on your bones or joints and at a higher resistance than on land, facilitating harder training for the whole body. Aquatic exercise allows you to effectively decrease the impact of your exercise, without reducing the intensity
Transforming any Pool Space into a Therapeutic Place.
Good Boost is a social enterprise that started in 2018 with a mission to make aqua rehab research and science available to everyone. There are considerable health & wellbeing benefits for all activity in water, particularly for health conditions that affect the joints like arthritis and back pain. Good Boost is a team of Physios, health professionals,
So, last September I found myself in a lake, dragged there by a friend who had done it before and another who wanted to try it. Both of us who had never done this before were nervous, scared, wondering if this was for us, but we looked at each other, and decided it was now or never, got in the lake and have never regretted that decision for a moment.
Each week we swam, a little less as the lake grew colder, and I discovered the Her Spirit