A large part of keeping that beach body looking its best all summer long is having a workout routine you can stick to—because, let’s be honest, all those drinks you had last weekend weren’t exactly “healthy”. The biggest problem is the stifling heat outside! Especially in the city where the concrete and direct sunlight seems to transform the streets into an oven. Sure, you can get a gym membership and run on a treadmill instead of a park, but where’s the fun in that?
If you want to stay cool this summer, enjoy yourself, and still get in an awesome workout you need to register for water workout classes. Places like AQUA Studio and TMPL Gym have various classes that are all practiced in swimming pools. Although you may not feel the sweat in the moment you’ll definitely feel the burn the next day.
AQUA Studio specifically specializes in aqua-cycling—which is exactly what it sounds like, cycling within the water. They offer six different types of these classes that each focus on certain workout levels and intensities, as well as combination classes that feature a little bit of everything. And if you’re not ready to totally get rid of your traditional workout that’s fine too because the studio offers land classes that work in tandem with the cardio cycling classes.
As for TMPL Gym, the classes offered here are for those who prefer an intense yoga practice to AQUA’s swimming poop cycling. TMPL has all the gym amenities you’re used to seeing, with the addition of a pool they use for several classes. The most well-known class is their Holy Water class, a yoga class where you have to balance on a floating board in the water as you carefully move through each position. They also offer an AquaBarre class that is intended to help you “master your Barre on land”.
To secure your spot at one of their next classes check out the websites for Aqua Studio and TMPL Gym. You won’t be disappointed with either and you’ll feel refreshed (and likely exhausted) after. Your body will thank you.
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