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Aqua Cycling for Your Health: Challenging & Energizing

From the Show: Train Your Body
Summary: Have you ever tried an aqua cycling class? Learn the benefits and drawbacks of this fitness trend.
Air Date: 9/9/14
Duration: 10
Host: Melanie Cole, MS
Guest Bio: John P. Higgins, MD, MBA
John HigginsJohn P. Higgins MD, MBA (Hons), MPHIL, FACC, FACP, FAHA, FACSM, FASNC, FSGC is a sports cardiologist for The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center and the Harris Health System. His research interests include the effects of energy beverages on the body, and screening for underlying cardiovascular abnormalities in 12-year-olds (sixth graders), and steroid effects on the cardiovascular system.
Aqua Cycling for Your Health: Challenging & Energizing
What is aqua cycling? Is it as good for you as "real" cycling?

Do you get a good workout? Does it burn as many calories as other exercises? Do you have to know how to swim?

These questions are just a few of the many you may have when considering an aqua cycling class.

Sports Cardiologist, Dr. John Higgins, joins Melanie Cole, MS, to share what he has learned about aqua cycling, including its benefits and drawbacks.
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