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…]
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…]
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…]
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…]
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…]
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!
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
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!
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…]
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…]
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…]
(Read Stephen’s complete blog series here) Ironman Coeur D’ Alene is in the books! Thanks to anyone who checked in on me for Ironman CDA! It was an amazing day in many ways. The journey for me started 6 months ago with some big training and weight loss.However, 1 week before the race I was training hard and ended up putting my back and shoulder into spasm. I went to [Read the Rest…]
SwimEx is the only resistance pool preferred by home owners, professional / college athletic teams, and physical therapy centers worldwide. The owners of this 500 S swim for fitness but also just relax in this swim spa room almost everyday. The kids love it also! The 500 S model utilizes “side channels” as a water return system enabling a greater water depth and faster counter-current pool water speeds. These side [Read the Rest…]
The University of Kentucky knows a thing or two about what it takes to win championships. The Wildcat teams have won 11 national championships with its latest being crowned on April 2, 2012 by the men’s basketball team. UK football has also won the Sugar Bowl and Music City Bowl. SwimEx hot and cold plunge tanks proved to be such a benefit to the basketball team in 2012, the soccer team team [Read the Rest…]
The best (and first!) professional baseball team in Korea, the Doosan Bears recently installed a 1000 T pool with integrated treadmill. The Doosan Bears (두산 베어스) are a professional baseball team based in Seoul, South Korea. They are a member of the Korean Baseball Organization. They have won three Korea Series titles (1982, 1995, 2001) and play their home games at Seoul’s Jamsil Baseball Stadium. If you want more information [Read the Rest…]