The Speedo Aquatic Fitness ,a title="Hand Buoys and Bells" href="http://www.aquagear.com/Hand-Buoys-c39.html">Barbells provide users with a low impact way to strength train the arms, back, chest and core.
Low Impact Workout
The Speedo Aquatic Fitness Barbells are an ideal set of hand buoys for water exercisers looking for an easy way to add upper body strength training at low impact levels. Their rounded foam works against the water with every movement and provide users with an engaging, do-able resistance level. If you feel that you’d benefit from a varying level of resistance, the Hydro-Fit Hand Buoys are available in 3 sizes and are designed to work with standard water workouts and rehabilitation programs. And the Water Gear Resistance Bells are available in 5 different resistance levels. They’re made from high quality EVA foam and great for facilities, hospitals and schools that work with a lot of people and are in need of varying resistance levels.
Helps Provide Flotation
Besides providing resistance to the arms, back and chest, the Speedo Aquatic Fitness Barbells are buoyant enough to help provide flotation support to the upper body. Their strong, durable EVA foam is resistant to water logging. Place the barbells beneath the legs or arms to give your body stability in deeper water. Use them alone or in conjunction with a jog belt to support the entire body. Speedo has you covered with their Hydro-Resistant Jog Belt. Unlike other belts, this high quality device has no foam exposed, which reduces the chances of tears, dents and chips. Use the Hydro-Resistant Jog Belt with the Speedo barbells for stabilization during upper body exercises.
Comfortable to Grip and Use
The Aquatic Fitness Barbells come with soft, padded grips. This feature allows them to be used by exercisers that suffer from arthritis and grip problems. Even those users who don’t have hand or wrist issues will love the padded grips and how they remain comfortable during longer workouts. The hand buoys’ design makes them extremely lightweight and allows them to travel easily. Keep your Aquatic Fitness Barbells looking and feeling great for as long as possible by storing them properly after use. Toss them into the Speedo Pro Backpack, which is large enough to hold all your swim gear. It features specialized compartments to keep wet and dry items separate and can even maximize airflow to dry your barbells while on the go.
The AquaGear Opinion
AquaGear testers see a lot of hand buoys during trials, but the Speedo Aquatic Fitness Barbells definitely stood out from the bunch. Swimmers thought that their low-impact design would be ideal for beginners and those rehabilitating from old injuries. Although the barbells are low impact and easy to use, they’re still able to provide an ample amount of resistance to improve upper body strength. The comfortable padded grip also received high remarks from the testers, as did the hand buoys’ high quality design and composition.
The Bottom Line
The Speedo Aquatic Fitness Barbells would be a great addition to have on hand at any pool. If you’re ready to start strength training your upper body, then pick up a pair today!