Well 2014 was quite a ride – ups and downs – but all in all a very good year. My 2014 triathlon training totals were: Swimming, 255,774 yards (in my SwimEx); Bike, 5,414 miles; and Run, 1,279 miles. That translates into 108 hours of swimming, 297 hours of biking and 194 hours of running for a total of 330,000 calories burned or close to 100 pounds. It really looks quite [Read the Rest…]
October presented me with a few bumps in the road. It was an adjustment going from working out 25 hours a week to no real training. I also had to recover from the nagging muscle issues that go along with 12 months of hard training. Work for me is always extra busy in the fall, plus I began taking 13.5 graduate school credits to get my Tier 2 School Administrator [Read the Rest…]
“We don’t just love our Swimex – it has changed our family’s lives for the better,” says Leon Peeters who, with his wife Monique, purchased a SwimEx in 2009. “At first I wasn’t sure the pool was the right choice for us,” says Leon recalling his first visit to the SwimEx showroom. “I remember thinking then that I didn’t need a test swim because I didn’t like swimming. Well, that [Read the Rest…]
Exercising in a SwimEx pool is a gentle but effective way to get a great water workout. The buoyancy and support of the water reduces stress on joints and encourages freer movement. And aquatic exercise offer twelve times the resistance than exercise movement against air. That’s why the benefits aquatic exercise go far beyond the water, and are popular with professional sports teams, college programs, Olympic training centers and home owners [Read the Rest…]
These new SwimEx owners live on a farm in South Georgia, right above the GA/FLA line. They put their SwimEx on a screened-in porch. It is housed in a new building the couple designed with the help of an architect. They planned the building to make the most of solar energy and the pool gets warmth from the sun. The standard cover that came with the SwimEx has also done [Read the Rest…]
Our new Triton is already making a splash with buyers. This newest member of SwimEx’s extensive line of fitness and therapy pools offers our innovative quality and construction at a more affordable price. “We developed the Triton to meet the demand of discerning customers who desired the luxury of the SwimEx brand at a lower price point,” said Suzanne Vaughan, president of SwimEx, Inc. “We are extremely excited about [Read the Rest…]
Ironman Lake Tahoe…For those who have been following my journey this year, you know it has been a tough year, and that I trained hard to be able to complete two Ironman competitions this year. The first Ironman took a lot of heart and perseverance. It then took a lot to recover and rebuild in a short period of time for Ironman Lake Tahoe. But, I was confident that I [Read the Rest…]
It’s going to be a beautiful weekend in New England. Plenty of sun and a perfect time of year for leaf peeping. If you’re up for a trip to see amazing foliage, check out the Yankee Foliage site for up-to-date reports. We plan to enjoy a few more wonderfully warm days. The weather looks like it’s going to be great in Seattle too! Check out this Seattle SwimEx. What a [Read the Rest…]
It’s Active Aging Week – a celebration of adults 50 years of age and older. Take a moment to enjoy your life. We recommend finding a water exercise class near you. We know you’ll love it. If you do, check out the benefits of owning your own SwimEx pool and exercising at home.
Training heats up for this SwimEx Ironman. Things are really starting to heat up in training. August has been a tough month with a significant build that included 38,700 yards swimming, 148 miles running and 710 miles of biking. That brings my yearly training totals up to 208,374 yards of swimming, 1,061 miles of running and 4,442 miles of biking (491 hours of training). August was particularly challenging because I [Read the Rest…]
Madison, WI – This home owner needed a pool to assist with physical therapy. The skylights were used to help increase the amount of sunlight and heat, especially with the long Wisconsin winters. The customer really enjoys the deep well and quiet motor. The subterranean addition also includes an added bathroom with a shower. The bathroom includes a glass block wall, pedestal sink, and beautiful wood flooring. The addition [Read the Rest…]
The fall and winter come quick in Delaware but this owner of a SwimEx 500 OS swim spa made sure he can still enjoy the water year-round. The windows all open up to let the bay breeze in while keeping the cold elements out. Pool Specs: The 500 OS models utilize “side channels” as a water return system enabling a greater water depth and faster counter-current pool water speeds. These [Read the Rest…]
We may have had a rainy week here in New England but Seattle has to deal with wet weather most of the year. This makes it difficult to get your fitness or therapy swim time in. The solution is a SwimEx pool. Check out this simple, yet effective and tranquil setup one owner created for his 500 OS. Folding doors create a seamless transition to the outside but seals out the [Read the Rest…]
One SwimEx pool owner in Seattle is enjoying an early summer swim thanks to their SwimEx swim spa pool! A gorgeous view and nice grill set up completes the summer package! His 600 S pool (with 2ft extension) was installed in 2005 and is still running strong! The 60-inch deep 600 S home swim spa one of the deepest and most powerful resistance pools on the market. The 600 S utilizes [Read the Rest…]
One of our customers in Philadelphia had a custom (and solid!) pool cover made out of the same material as the room’s flooring. The cover is flush with the floor and can be walked on. This enables the pool room to be used a multipurpose room. It is an ingenious way to take a swim and have the family over for dinner on the same day!