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Kick board exercises: a great addition to your water workout.

November 21st, 2014Click on the picture to watch a video on how to work out using the kick board.

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…]

A New SwimEx Pool in South Georgia

November 19th, 2014The sun rises over this SwimEx pool.

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 planed 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…]

The New Triton Pool: Making a Splash in Swim Spa Pools

November 5th, 2014

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…]

The journey of Ironman Training

October 17th, 2014Stephen Bratton

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…]

A Beautiful New England Weekend

September 26th, 2014Seattle-Summer

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…]

Celebrate life!

September 24th, 2014AAW14

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.

Triathlon Training: Aquatic Fitness SwimEx Style

September 15th, 2014Stephen Approaching Lake Tahoe

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…]

Stunning Swim Spa Room in Madison, WI

August 27th, 2014swimex-pool-wisconsin-3-small

  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…]

Coastal Living SwimEx Style

July 25th, 2014thermal blanket keeps the pool water warm

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…]

Swim in comfort all year long!

July 17th, 2014Seattle 042

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…]

SwimEx Swim Spa Waterfront Patio Set up – in Seattle

June 4th, 2014lash18

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…]

Dinner and a Swim – Dual purpose swim spa room!

February 19th, 2014Sarah Fishers Pool

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!

Ryders Health Management makes great use of SwimEx PT500s

November 20th, 2013Ryders Health Management 500PT Pool

Ryders Health Management is a family-owned nursing and rehabilitation organization with six centers in Connecticut, including two that feature SwimEx PT500 pools.  In this great piece by ConnecticutStyle that aired a few years back, Ryders CEO Martin Sbriglio, whose mother founded the company, talks about how Ryders therapists use their SwimEx pools to help patients rehab quicker through physical therapy in a non-weight bearing aqua environment.   Martin’s comments about [Read the Rest…]

Aquatic Training Programs Benefit Injured Athletes – Therapy Blog

October 26th, 2013

By Lori Thein Brody and Paula Richley Geigle Injured Athletes Some form of rest is often the treatment recommendation for an injured athlete. The rest may be relative rest, in which the athlete reduces the intensity of training or activity, or it may be absolute rest, during which the athlete performs no activity. In either case, rest for an athlete can be problematic. The research of Coyle et al. (1986 [Read the Rest…]

Steve Harveys enthusiastic workout on an Aqua Bike available from SwimEx!

September 20th, 2013Steve Harvey uses aqua bike

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!

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