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Swimming for Your Health

August 30th, 2010

HOW LEARNING TO SWIM (AND STICKING WITH IT) CAN CHANGE YOUR OVERALL WELL BEING Poolsearch .org by Rochelle Belsito HEALTH BENEFITS If you suffer from chronic pain, swimming may be your answer as water relieves the stress on muscles and joints. In water, humans weigh one-tenth of their actual body weight and, therefore, exercise can cause less strain. The buoyancy of the water also helps since it lets you glide [Read the Rest…]

Swimming Against The Current!

August 10th, 2010

By Brian R. Sheridan May 2010 – Lake Erie LifeStyle They may never make a movie called “Resistance Pool Time Machine” but the at-home exercise pools are becoming as popular as hot tubs with some homeowners. Even 94-yearold fitness guru Jack LaLanne promotes their use to help people stay fit and injury-free as they age. The pools offer the same benefits as a full laplane pool at half the size [Read the Rest…]

Aquatic Therapy: Making a Wave in the Treatment of Low Back Injuries

August 2nd, 2010

Konlian, Cara Abstract Aquatic therapy is a viable rehabilitation alternative for the treatment of spinal pain and dysfunction. The unique physical properties of the water make it an ideal medium for the rehabilitation of low back injuries. Aquatic programs can be used in conjunction with a land-based program or as a sole treatment approach. Orthopaedic specialists should consider aquatic rehabilitation in management of spinal injuries to enhance the injured patient’s [Read the Rest…]

Water Workout

July 27th, 2010

Aqua Magazine By Scott Webb February 2009 Companies offer many ways to get the blood flowing. Exercise in a pool. It used to mean swimming laps, but for the homeowner with a 20- or even a 30-foot pool, lap swimming is mostly turns. And while that can get tiring (which is, after all the point of a workout) it’s not very satisfying. Manufacturers now offer a variety of ways to [Read the Rest…]

Catch the Current!

July 22nd, 2010

Get your workout and hydrotherapy in one convenient system. By Rachel Harper For homeowners who’d love to own both a swimming pool and a hot tub, but may not have the budget or space to purchase both, a swim spa is their best bet. Because swim spas are larger than hot tubs, they are ideal for athletes, swimmers, and casual exercisers. Users can swim against an adjustable-speed current, perform a [Read the Rest…]

Aquatic Therapy Effective for Some Cardiac Patients

July 20th, 2010

Published December 05, 2007 by: Christine Cadena Hydrotherapy is a practice in alternative healing that dates back many centuries. In the realms of today’s medical practice, many adults still use hydrotherapy as a way in which to treat health complications. For cardiac patients, hydrotherapy provides an effective way in which to manage some degree of aerobic activity while not placing too much stress upon the body. For patients who suffer [Read the Rest…]

Salt Sanitation Systems – Are They Worth It?

June 3rd, 2010

Stained Reputation By Scott Webb “Customers tend to think that once they have a salt pool system installed, they can just let it go,” says Kevin Bean, partner at Argus Pool Supplies, Corona, Calif. “That’s really just the beginning of an education process, I’ve found. They’re often surprised to learn that they have to do more than what the builder told them.” In short, homeowners often come to believe that [Read the Rest…]

The Healing Properties of Water

May 7th, 2010

Healing Waters If you think the water just makes people feel good, you don’t know the half of it. Here’s a physiological explanation of the surprising and amazing ways the simple act of being in the water promotes well-being. by Bruce Becker Click here to read full article   http://www.aquaticsintl.com/2007/jun/0706_healing.html

SwimEx swim spa review – ‘swimmer’s treadmill’

March 16th, 2010

SwimEx 500: Fiberglass swim spa with a current, driven by a paddle wheel, that is the width of the pool, not a narrow stream. Pool is 18 feet by 7 1/2 feet, and 50 inches deep. Likes: Smooth, consistent 6-foot-wide current allowed me to drift a bit from side to side during my pleasant 20-minute swim……click here to read more of this review, http://www.latimes.com/features/health/la-he-gear11-2008aug11-pg,0,2252415.photogallery?index=la-gear_k57dnfnc20080807152935

SwimEx is the Key for Knee Rehab

August 7th, 2009

Rachel and Mark Hendrickson, owners of Heartland Ranch in Arizona, started looking for a therapy pool when Rachel needed knee replacement surgery. After much research, she decided on SwimEx. “I couldn’t be more thrilled with the pool and how it works. I have had an excellent recovery and have nearly full range of motion, painless, with my new knee. The SwimEx shortened my recovery and helped me get muscle tone [Read the Rest…]

Providence College Athletes Giving SwimEx a Workout

August 7th, 2009

Providence College’s Athletic Program competes at the highest levels of intercollegiate athletics in the country. All men’s and women’s varsity athletic teams compete at the NCAA Division I level, and 15 of 19 teams play in the highly competitive Big East Conference, including men’s and women’s basketball. Here and at home, PC Friar athletic teams play hard and train hard. So when PC opened the new Hydrotherapy Room in the [Read the Rest…]

SwimEx Fan Becomes Dealer in Japan

August 7th, 2009

Classic investment advice says invest in what you like and what you yourself use. Mark Bakula, an American entrepreneur in Japan, takes that advice to heart. “I own stock in Apple Computer because I think it’s the best computer available and it’s what I use. Likewise, I feel SwimEx is the best counter-current pool available,” Mark says. “I became a SwimEx dealer because the chance to be involved in a [Read the Rest…]

St. Louis Athletes Love Their SwimEx!

August 7th, 2009

St. Louis University (SLU), home of the Billikens, has a brand-new, 10,600-seat Chaifetz Arena with a state-of-the-art sports medicine facility and a brand new SwimEx. The arena is also home to a three-story office and support building for the athletic department, new locker rooms and new strength and conditioning area. All 16 of their sports teams use the SwimEx for either rehabilitation, reconditioning or cardiovascular training, and the University uses [Read the Rest…]

SwimEx Makes Splash Across the Pond

August 7th, 2009

Robert Beckett of Belfast, Ireland, first caught the home hydrotherapy bug at a boat show in England. He began a flurry of research to compare performance, and decided to purchase the SwimEx 500OS, a self-contained unit with plenty of depth and power for proper support during therapy in the event of injury. He and his wife currently use it to relieve back and neck pain. “I chose SwimEx, very simply, [Read the Rest…]

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