Kick a kickboard with arms extended. Swim with your navel pulled in toward your spine.
Swim till you're too tired. Required gear: Kickboard shopping.
Pull your knees to your chest while standing in neck-deep water. Lean back and straighten both legs into a jackknife (pike) stance.
Beginners may only maintain the pike posture for a few seconds. Consistent workout will help you keep the pike posture longer.
Stand shoulder-width apart in the shallow end. Lean sideways until your elbow is immersed.
Slowly stand up, gripping your abs. Slowly lean over to execute the other exercise.
Hold onto the pool edge or use a pool noodle to float your upper body in a pool without a bottom.
Scissor kick to stay afloat. Kick straight with pointed toes. Repetition is safe and comfortable.
Move forward in a wave-like manner by tightening your core. First, lower your chest while raising your hips, then lower your hips while raising your upper body.
Repeat this movement until you are too tired to continue. Required gear: Kickboard shopping.
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