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Aquacycling is a High-Cardio, Low-Impact Workout in Water

 - Dec 24, 2016
References: aquastudiony & refinery29
Cycling as a fitness activity has really taken off in the last couple of years, but Aqua Studio in NYC offers a variation on the workout with its 'Aquacycling' classes.

Just as its name suggests, the workout class involves a stationary cycling machine that's placed in water. Some of the reasons that this setup is of benefit include that it makes for a high-cardio and low-impact activity, especially since water is a thousand times thicker than air and provides greater resistance. The classes are held in salt water, which also provides a naturally detoxifying muscle massage for the body's lymphatic system.

Some of the different types of Aquacycling classes that are offered through Aqua Studio include Boost, Blend, Restorative and Men Special.