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Five Reasons to Work Out with Water

June 2nd, 2015Water Plank in a SwimEx

Water’s weightlessness results in less joint stress Less joint stress means less pain Less pain leads to more effective workouts More effective workouts build strength and endurance Strength and endurance equal well-being for a healthy life   “Most aquatic exercise or therapy takes place with the water at chest level. To achieve the health benefits of this positive approach to well-being you don’t even have to know how to swim,” [Read the Rest…]

New SwimEx Team: Sari Cattoni Joins SwimEx Sales Team

May 20th, 2015Sari Cattoni

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Sari Cattoni to the SwimEx sales team. Sari holds a Master of Science degree in kinesiology from the University of Toledo and a bachelor’s degree in athletic training from Clarion University/California University of Pennsylvania. While at Clarion, she was a four year member of the women’s swimming team. Prior to joining SwimEx, Sari was a physician extender at Advanced Orthopaedics in Richmond, Virginia.  [Read the Rest…]

Balanced Conditioning and Ironman Training: Some Simple Tips

April 22nd, 2015Training with a View

In March I turned 48 and realized my body is not as young as it used to be.  March was colder than usual with scattered snow showers and high winds. This was my biggest training month with 40,200 yards of swimming, 155 miles of running and 670 miles of biking. The good news in March was that I came in 2nd place at Norcal in Redding for the 3 mile run [Read the Rest…]

Ironman Training: the mind body connection

March 11th, 2015Training View

February was the third month in my Ironman training plan.  This is the month of mind body connection. When I first begin to train, the challenge of month one is to get back into the routine of working out 11 times a week and struggling to build fitness.  The easy part is to sign up for the race, create a training plan, get excited about beginning again, and completing relatively short [Read the Rest…]

Triathlon Time Off: How I start training again.

December 8th, 2014stevestump

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…]

Pool Owners Use Aquatic Therapy for Arthritis – and for Life

December 5th, 2014500OS SwimEx Pool

“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…]

New Team Member: Paul Secondi Joins SwimEx

December 3rd, 2014Paul Secondi

SwimEx welcomes Paul Secondi as the newest member of its sales team. Paul holds a master’s degree in sports and fitness from the University of Central Florida and a bachelor’s degree in kinesiology from the University of Connecticut.  Prior to joining SwimEx he was an assistant athletic trainer at Bucknell University, working in their sports medicine department.  “This job is a perfect fit for me,” he says. “I have used [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 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…]

New SwimEx President: Vaughan heads up Aquatic Swim Spa Company

October 29th, 2014Vaughan on the factory floor

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Suzanne Pearson Vaughan as the new SwimEx president.  Formerly VP of Sales, Vaughan managed worldwide sales and oversaw branding and marketing.  As President, she will lead the company and drive strategic growth.  Since joining SwimEx in 1989, Vaughan has held a variety of leadership positions including SwimEx division manager when SwimEx was part of Tillotson Pearson, Inc.  Vaughan holds a Bachelor of Science [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…]

Solid Pool Construction!

September 19th, 2014Balsa wood core for strength and endurance.

Did you know that inside every SwimEx pool wall there is a balsa wood core for strength, insulation and endurance?  This process sets us apart and creates benefits that are unique to SwimEx.  Our balsa wood core allows for lower water heating costs and pools that stand the test of time. Handcrafted in the USA, every SwimEx pool is carefully constructed with a strict attention to detail.  There’s an art [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…]

SwimEx Pool in Connecticut

August 6th, 2014pool1

This 400 OS pool owner in Connecticut had her pool installed in a barn type structure building to match the rest of the farm setting. The building looks like a barn so it blends in with the rest of the property.  It has a 12 foot sliding door opens so it is like swimming outside.  I use the pool for exercise and swim about 30-60 mins a day.  – Christine [Read the Rest…]

Indoor Swimming with an Outdoor View!

July 11th, 2014swimex pool

SwimEx is the only resistance pool preferred by home owners,  professional / college athletic teams, and physical therapy centers worldwide.   The owners of this 500 S swim for fitness but also just relax in this swim spa room almost everyday.  The kids love it also!  The 500 S model utilizes “side channels” as a water return system enabling a greater water depth and faster counter-current pool water speeds. These side [Read the Rest…]

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