Strengthens deep abdominals, shoulders, arms, thighs and buttocks. Stretches hamstrings and calves.
Wrap a floating noodle around your back and under your arms. Lean into the noodle, keeping your feet on the bottom of the pool. Inhale, then exhale as you let your legs drift up to the surface of the water, feet flexed; contract your abs and thighs. Hold for 1 to 4 breaths. Slowly lower your legs back down and repeat.