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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At SwimEx, every pool is built to your exact specifications with countless custom options so it looks great in your home and meets your specific exercise needs. READ MORE ABOUT SWIMEX V. ENDLESS POOLS LEARN HOW TO CUSTOMIZE YOUR SWIMEX SwimEx pools are also compact. Why install a full-size lap pool that takes up a lot of space and requires a lot of maintenance when you can get everything you need [Read the Rest…]
The original Endless swimming pool, which offers their best water flow, is made with a vinyl liner in a galvanized steel shell. The liner needs to be replaced every few years. They also recommend replacing the hydraulic motor every 3-5 years. READ MORE ABOUT SWIMEX V. ENDLESS POOL Made from strong fiberglass composite, SwimEx pools have the same durable construction as fiberglass boats. The proven design formula sandwiches a balsa [Read the Rest…]
Both the SwimEx and the Endless Pool offer a better flow than standard jetted swim spas. Endless Pools use a propeller to push a water flow that is about 21″ wide and 18″ deep, located in the middle of the pool. It is a narrow flow and, depending on the swimmer, may be too narrow for effective swimming. READ MORE ABOUT SWIMEX V. ENDLESS POOL Using its paddlewheel technology, SwimEx Pools [Read the Rest…]
The hydraulic motor that drives the Endless pool is located at the front end of the pool and can make the surrounding area quite loud. READ MORE ABOUT SWIMEX V. ENDLESS POOL The SwimEx drive system is mounted below your decking at the rear of the pool, so noise levels are at a minimum for both swimmers and those sharing the space. At SwimEx, every pool is built to your exact [Read the Rest…]
Fall River, Mass – “This is just like having a spa in your house!” Karen Hurvitz is another happy SwimEx customer. She recently installed a swim spa in her new Concord, Massachusetts home. “It keeps you in shape. I use it every day,” says Karen. Her first experience with a swim-in-place pool was during a visit to Hong Kong fifteen years ago, “I loved it!” But back home, Karen had [Read the Rest…]
Fall River, Mass – It took Michele Kay over thirty years, but she has finally discovered a healing treatment to help ease her aching legs: SwimEx aquatic therapy. “The only thing that I have found is the pool is great. It has been life changing. I have taken many steps in the pool. It was not just in my legs where I saw progress, but my overall health. It has [Read the Rest…]
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…]