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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!
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…]
The Hamilton Physical Therapy and Sports Rehabilitation in Montana is the latest facility to showcase the versatility of the SwimEx 1000 T pool on its website. The aquatic pool is handicap accessible with the use of our lift system. An easy enter/exit system makes for a comfortable transition into and out of the pool. The Hamilton office boasts a SwimEx 1000 T pool with current generating capabilities (.1 to 10 mph of current) to [Read the Rest…]
This could be filed under our “Luxury SwimEx” photo collection. Found on Oyster.com, this is a fantastic image of our SwimEx in a spa setting. The pool can be found at Cambridge Beaches Resort in Bermuda.
Michelle Rober, the owner of 121Fit in New Hampshire, is all about fitness. In her latest video, she shows how to workout pain free in a SwimEx therapy pool:
Aquatic exercise is a great low-impact activity that takes the pressure off your joints, bones and muscles. The natural resistance of water helps strengthen your muscles. In a swim-in-place pool, the flow can be adjusted to meet your desired intensity. If you are just beginning to try aquatic exercise, you may start with water walking. Just simply walk across the pool swinging your arms like you do when walking on [Read the Rest…]
Core exercises are an important part of an overall fitness routine, leading to improved balance and stability. It also helps to train the muscles in your pelvis, hips, lower back and abdomen to work in tandem. There are a variety of exercises one can perform in a pool to help strengthen the core muscles. In this instructional exercise video from SwimEx, see how to use a kickboard to engage the abdominals. The push-and-pull style exercise also encourages proper posture [Read the Rest…]
Performance Fitness in California is a real innovator when it comes to bridging the gap between physical therapy and life long fitness. Aquatics is a key component. We are thrilled that this premier fitness center chose SwimEx and are delighted to hear positive results from its staff. Check out this review on their website: “We offer 2 state of the art SwimEx Pools. Nothing compares to a SwimEx Pool. [Read the Rest…]
Sometimes we come across a SwimEx success story that makes us smile. At age 86, Harriet Goodwin works out three times per week with personal trainer Kate Soule at 121Fit in New Hampshire and comes in to use the pool on her own. Harriet’s “Surf & Turf Workout” involves working out in the gym and in our therapy pool. 121fit is the area’s only facility equipped with a state-of-the art [Read the Rest…]
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Development of an Aquatic Exercise Training Protocol for the Asthmatic Population Authors: Kasee Hildenbrand, Sara Nordio, Timothy S. Freson, Bruce E. Becker The purpose of this article is to propose creation of a consistent, measureable 12-week aquatic exercise progression for individuals diagnosed with asthma. An aquatic exercise option not requiring swim skills may offer real value, but no previous literature explicitly describes a standardized nonswimming aquatic exercise progression. Participants were [Read the Rest…]
Authors: Robert D. Chetlin, Steven Wheeler, Shelby Crane, Cheryl W. Morris, Lori A. Sherlock The purpose of this retrospective pilot study was to determine if aquatic therapy (AT) intervention concurrent with occupational therapy (OT) yielded greater functional gains in stroke patients than OT treatment alone. A retrospective chart review was conducted evaluating subjective data from an inpatient rehabilitation hospital in Morgantown, WV. Thirty-nine stroke survivor charts were examined. Patients who [Read the Rest…]