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Recovery exercises are also a controlled workout
Recovery exercises are also a controlled workout

Any athlete will tell you: Rest and recovery are critical to any workout regimen. John Platero, director of education for the National Council for Certified Personal Trainers, created this three-move pool circuit to provide a recovery workout that will get your heart pumping even as it helps care for hard-working joints. "As we get older, we tend to move less and less," Platero says, and that's why "the pool is magic. It acts as a compression sleeve, protecting the joints." When you're doing these moves, Platero said, "don't think 'workout' ... think 'controlled movement' with the resistance coming from the water." ...

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