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It’s always about the journey.

October 17th, 2014Stephen Bratton

Ironman Lake Tahoe…For those who have been following my journey this year, you know it has been a tough year, and that I trained hard to be able to complete two Ironman competitions this year. The first Ironman took a lot of heart and perseverance. It then took a lot to recover and rebuild in a short period of time for Ironman Lake Tahoe. But, I was confident that I [Read the Rest…]

A Beautiful New England Weekend

September 26th, 2014Seattle-Summer

It’s going to be a beautiful weekend in New England.  Plenty of sun and a perfect time of year for leaf peeping.  If you’re up for a trip to see amazing foliage, check out the Yankee Foliage site for up-to-date reports.  We plan to enjoy a few more wonderfully warm days. The weather looks like it’s going to be great in Seattle too!  Check out this Seattle SwimEx.  What a [Read the Rest…]

Celebrate life!

September 24th, 2014AAW14

It’s Active Aging Week – a celebration of adults 50 years of age and older.  Take a moment to enjoy your life.  We recommend finding a water exercise class near you.  We know you’ll love it.  If you do, check out the benefits of owning your own SwimEx pool and exercising at home.

What’s Inside Matters!

September 19th, 2014Balsa wood core for strength and endurance.

Did you know that inside every SwimEx pool wall there is a balsa wood core for strength, insulation and endurance?  This process sets us apart and creates benefits that are unique to SwimEx.  Our balsa wood core allows for lower water heating costs and pools that stand the test of time. Handcrafted in the USA, every SwimEx pool is carefully constructed with a strict attention to detail.  There’s an art [Read the Rest…]

Triathlon Training SwimEx Style

September 15th, 2014Stephen Approaching Lake Tahoe

Training heats up for this SwimEx Ironman. Things are really starting to heat up in training. August has been a tough month with a significant build that included 38,700 yards swimming, 148 miles running and 710 miles of biking. That brings my yearly training totals up to 208,374 yards of swimming, 1,061 miles of running and 4,442 miles of biking (491 hours of training). August was particularly challenging because I [Read the Rest…]

Yankees Manager praises SwimEx

September 11th, 2014b9b68a00-3175-11e4-9d5a-c37e1c43b642_451182370

Yahoo! Sports Canada reports that Yankees manager Joe Girardi recently told reporters the Rogers Center visitor’s weight room needs a SwimEx in order to properly train Masahiro Tanaka.  And we agree!  Major sports teams, colleges and universities around the world use SwimEx (see more here) to train, rehabilitate and condition their athletes. “Has anyone seen the (Rogers Center) weight room?”  It’s about as big as this area we’re in right [Read the Rest…]

Stunning Swim Spa Room in Madison, WI

August 27th, 2014swimex-pool-wisconsin-3-small

  Madison, WI – This home owner needed a pool to assist with physical therapy. The skylights were used to help increase the amount of sunlight and heat, especially with the long Wisconsin winters. The customer really enjoys the deep well and quiet motor.  The subterranean addition also includes an added bathroom with a shower. The bathroom includes a glass block wall, pedestal sink, and beautiful wood flooring. The addition [Read the Rest…]

Athletic Rehab in a SwimEx pool

August 26th, 2014athleterehab

  The Carolina Spine and Neurosurgery Center facility used aqua therapy in a SwimEx pool to help rehabilitate a high school football and basketball athlete. Back issues not only prevented him from playing sports but he also couldn’t even attend school due to prolonged sitting. Four weeks of aqua therapy later, he is back to lifting weights for PT and his activity and flexibility has increased dramatically while his pain [Read the Rest…]

Ironman training in a SwimEx pool – After the race, what is next?

August 22nd, 2014096

  Those of you who have been following me know that I finished an Ironman in Coeur D’ Alene (IMCDA) in late June and that I am trying to recover and rebuild in time to race Ironman Lake Tahoe in September. This is the first time that I have tried to train for a new race after completing an Ironman and it has been quite a challenge. At 47 I [Read the Rest…]

Beautiful SwimEx Swim Spa in Berkeley, California

August 14th, 2014OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

This 500 OS SwimEx swim spa near San Jose, California was installed a few years ago and we think the pool room is still stunning.  Jason Kaldis Architect Inc., located in Berkeley, provided the design. Careful consideration was given to materials by the builders and craftspeople.  The complete indoor pool and remodel is here www.jkaldisarchitect.com under Remodel and Additions.   Click on any image below to begin slideshow!

SwimEx 1000T Aquatic Therapy Pool at the Carolina Spine and Neurosurgery Center

August 12th, 2014SwimEx1000Timage

The SwimEx 1000T therapy pool is the ideal environment for just about every patient to begin therapy in. The Carolina Spine and Neurosurgery Center facility uses their SwimEx pool to treat spinal cord injuries. The non-weight bearing environment produces great results. Learn more at http://bit.ly/1oCpMr3

Senior Patient Back Rehab Success Story

August 12th, 2014backrehab

The SwimEx 1000T therapy pool is the ideal environment for just about every patient to begin therapy in. The Carolina Spine and Neurosurgery Center facility uses their SwimEx pool to treat spinal cord injuries and back issues for elder patients.  The non-weight bearing environment produces great results.  Learn more about how a SwimEx therapy pool can enhance your facility!

SwimEx Pool in Connecticut

August 6th, 2014pool1

This 400 OS pool owner in Connecticut had her pool installed in a barn type structure building to match the rest of the farm setting. The building looks like a barn so it blends in with the rest of the property.  It has a 12 foot sliding door opens so it is like swimming outside.  I use the pool for exercise and swim about 30-60 mins a day.  – Christine [Read the Rest…]

Aqua Yoga Treatment in a SwimEx Pool for Spinal Injury Patients

August 6th, 2014aqua-yoga

The Carolina Spine and Neurosurgery Center  uses aqua yoga in a SwimEx pool to help rehabilitate spinal injury patients who couldn’t even perform yoga on chairs. The non-weight bearing environment produces great results.   Carolina Spine and Neurosurgery Center (from their website) Aquatic therapy introduces the patient to an environment of warm water (92-94 degrees), relaxing atmosphere for unloading the spine, pelvis, and lower extremity joints. The patient learns to [Read the Rest…]

Coastal Living SwimEx Style

July 25th, 2014thermal blanket keeps the pool water warm

The fall and winter come quick in Delaware but this owner of a SwimEx  500 OS swim spa made sure he can still enjoy the water year-round. The windows all open up to let the bay breeze in while keeping the cold elements out. Pool Specs: The 500 OS models utilize “side channels” as a water return system enabling a greater water depth and faster counter-current pool water speeds. These [Read the Rest…]

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