Poolbiking at Club Ashdown
Exclusive to Club Ashdown Poolbiking is the latest and hottest fitness trend. Poolbiking is a bike that allows you to pedal while immersed in water. In the water, resistance is 12 times stronger than on land enabling you to burn up to 600-800kcal per hour and therefore improves your endurance. Water buoyancy provides both pressure and support for your body, easing muscles, bones and joints. Your blood circulation is stimulated by the water friction, the lymphatic system is activated and cellulite elimination is facilitated. You work hard but in a gentle way with no uncomfortable sweating and no post workout soreness!
Research shows that exercising in water provides many health and fitness benefits and it is often used in rehabilitation.
Poolbiking works as a physical therapy activity. It is an excellent cardiovascular workout and uses the benefits of water buoyancy and resistance to make the exercise motion and sequences especially gentle on the joints. This process makes for a great training experience, suitable for everyone young and old
It is excellent for shaping and toning, including cellulite and heavy legs syndrome, joint aches and pains as well as rehabilitation and general fitness and wellbeing.
Water resistance helps burn up to 600-800kcals per hour depending on the intensity of your workout.
How hard can you work?
It’s up to you! The faster you cycle, the harder it is.
What do you need to wear?
All you need is your swimwear and some flip flops to safely walk around the swimming pool. Preferably wear swimwear that feels comfortable and provides good support. The specialist fussfree design means that you will cycle barefoot.
Do you need to be able to swim?
No swimming is required but you need to feel at ease in the water as it will reach about waist level.
Is it suitable for all?
Anyone can benefit from this class regardless of their physical condition; from athletes as a complimentary training method to complete beginners and those looking for a safe and complete training experience.
‘Pool Biking in Club Ashdown was a great confidence booster for me in the water, I’ve felt more energetic, slept better, but most importantly had such fun and made new friends. The instructors are very positive and very patient, they also put you through your paces week in, week out.’ Mary Hayden- Gorey