If you wanted a World Series team that totally redeemed themselves, the 2013 Boston Red Sox is your team. By adding some new talent and shedding the non-believers a rag tag team went from worst to first and an unlikely hero team came through for a city that needed one!
By Lori Thein Brody and Paula Richley Geigle Injured Athletes Some form of rest is often the treatment recommendation for an injured athlete. The rest may be relative rest, in which the athlete reduces the intensity of training or activity, or it may be absolute rest, during which the athlete performs no activity. In either case, rest for an athlete can be problematic. The research of Coyle et al. (1986 [Read the Rest…]
We had to share these action photos of a residential installation provided by a very excited family in Texas. The SwimEx swim spa is being installed above ground in an open room affectionately being called “the boat house”. There is going to be a nice deck installed around the pool with a Brazilian hardwood floor and of course a lounging area for the dogs since they are managing the construction. [Read the Rest…]
We know the St. Louis Cardinals have a record as good as ours due to some amazing hitting averages and solid starting pitching but (and we may be a bit biased) have to give the edge to the Red Sox due to their SwimEx pool. We think it helps keep those muscles limber for clutch hitting and closing pitching and those will make the difference. We do know it will be [Read the Rest…]
Children’s Rehabilitation Center at Hasbro Children’s Hospital offer regions only pediatric SwimEx therapy poolOctober 4th, 2013
Children’s Rehabilitation Services One of Rhode Island’s shining stars is the Children’s Rehabilitation Center at Hasbro Children’s Hospital. Their facility offers occupational and physical therapy services and neurological consultation to children and teenagers who have physical, developmental, behavioral, and sensory disabilities; have experienced injuries; or have other medical needs. They also offer several specialty services including: • Aquatic therapy • Burn care • Adaptive equipment clinics • Feeding • Neurological [Read the Rest…]
What do the Boston Red Sox, New York Yankees, Los Angeles Lakers, Montreal Canadiens and Green Bay Packers have in common, besides the fact that they’re all professional sports franchises? Answer: They all have SwimEx pools in their training facilities. These teams, along with nearly 50 other professional franchises and more than 80 college sports programs, use the strong, deep current generated by SwimEx’s unique paddlewheel technology to provide physical [Read the Rest…]
One of our favorite exercise tools for ultra fitness is the Aqua Bike! The Aqua Bike features five levels of resistance with a light-weight stainless steel design, adjustable seat and handlebars that enables both aerobic and muscle conditioning in a stress-free aquatic environment. Steve Harvey recently used one on his show for a serious workout!
Just in time for the cooler weather we finished a gorgeous indoor pool for a home owner that will be used all winter. Check out the layout! This is the largest residential pool available and certain modifications were made to enable it use a retractable cover. Pretty slick!
Richard and Estelle de Bear installed a SwimEx 500S in 1993 in a room they had specially built off the master bedroom of their Plymouth, MI home, and it still looks and works great. Estelle, who died in November, exercised in the pool for 55 minutes every morning, Richard remembers. Richard swims every other day. “The current is still powerful enough to send me through the end of the pool,” he [Read the Rest…]
Mercy Clinic East in Janesville, WI has a SwimEx 500T that gets a lot of use by Mercy physical therapists and their patients. Physical Therapy Supervisor Pam Schubring says she and her fellow PTs use the 500T to help athletes and other orthopedic patients recover from injuries, but they’ve also been pleasantly surprised at how much the SwimEx pool helps patients recovering from strokes. “It really helps with their balance [Read the Rest…]
Do you live in Arizona, New York or Wisconsin? No matter where in the country you may live, a pool can make a great lifestyle perfect! Think about the following: It’s Saturday, and you would be enjoying your weekend, had it not been for the crowds at your community gym. You love to swim laps, but don’t like the idea of sharing the lap pool with strangers. And while you [Read the Rest…]
Iowa State University is part of a growing number of Universities using a SwimEx pool to help keep their athletes in top physical shape. The Feldman Athletic Health Care Center (FAHCC) is located in the Jacobson Building at Jack Trice Field. Opened in the summer of 1996, the FAHCC is 7100 square feet and is the newest and largest athletic training room at Iowa State University. The Feldman Athletic Health Care Center [Read the Rest…]
Aquatic exercise isn’t just for swimming the butterfly, freestyle or side stroke any more. In fact, when you think outside of the box and go outside your exercise comfort zone, your swim strokes can become so much more. Incorporate your two great loves –bike riding in the outdoors and exercising in the water, and you’ve just developed the perfect weekly exercise plan. You can bike in a pool? Who knew? [Read the Rest…]
“We love the SwimEx pool at our Canine Rehabilitation Facility. The current definitely allows us to challenge our agility patients and help strengthen our cases recovering from surgery. The controls inside the pool easily allow us to make adjustments to the workout during a session. We have found that keeping it clean is very low maintenance as well. This is especially important after swimming a few Newfoundlands. I would highly [Read the Rest…]
If your body requires some rehab, that doesn’t mean you have to go to an expensive place of rehab. Instead, work your glutes, repair your ACL, diminish your arthritis (or even ease your stress level) by committing to the best exercise of all – aquatic therapy for pain relief, anxiety and discomfort. From accidents to sports injuries (and various types of joint pain that can pop up at any age) [Read the Rest…]