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…]
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!
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…]
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…]
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…]
Do you loathe the crowds at your community swimming pool but don’t want to give up your workouts? Are you finding that your joints are in more pain that usual, and need some rehab? Do you want to become fitter than ever, and have vowed to make 2013 the year you’ll finally lean down and tone up? Think of a lap pool as the answer to all of your health [Read the Rest…]
SwimEx on the high seas! SwimEx pools are everwhere—in houses, hospitals, professional team training facilities, veterinarian clinics and physical therapy centers. And in 2013, a Swim Ex 500 OS will be sitting on the deck of one of the world’s most beautiful superyachts. Famed Italian ship builder Perini Navi is installing a SwimEx 500 OS on its C2189, the 240-foot/73m flagship of the [Read the Rest…]
At SwimEx, we are very proud of producing a “Made in the USA” high quality pool. Although we are confident that our custom swim spas are consistently ranked the best for overall quality, independent customer reviews are a great way to ensure that our pools are better than our competitors. On the popular website SwimSpaforum.com, we recently came across a discussion about SwimEx. Here’s an excerpt from the online review by [Read the Rest…]
With the Olympic swimming trials underway, its easy to get motivated to amp up our own swimming workouts. Take a look at some of the top exercise videos from SwimEx to help boost core strength and stamina in the pool:
While under construction, these images show crews using a large crane to help install a SwimEx pool on the rooftop of this 3-story beachfront property in Florida. To learn more about SwimEx installation, click here.
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.
We already know we love the water, but finally somebody tells us why… In her new book, Swim: Why We Love the Water, published by PublicAffairs Books, Lynn Sherr reports that the benefits of regular swimming extend even to your mental health. According to the book description on Amazon.com, “Swim is a celebration of swimming and the effect it has on our lives. It’s an inquiry into why we swim—the lure, the hold, [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…]
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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