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Triathlon Training 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…]

Ironman training in a SwimEx pool – After the race, what is next?

August 22nd, 2014096

  Those of you who have been following me know that I finished an Ironman in Coeur D’ Alene (IMCDA) in late June and that I am trying to recover and rebuild in time to race Ironman Lake Tahoe in September. This is the first time that I have tried to train for a new race after completing an Ironman and it has been quite a challenge. At 47 I [Read the Rest…]

Ironman Coeur D’Alene is finished!

July 21st, 2014sb3

(Read Stephen’s complete blog series here) Ironman Coeur D’ Alene is in the books! Thanks to anyone who checked in on me for Ironman CDA! It was an amazing day in many ways. The journey for me started 6 months ago with some big training and weight loss.However, 1 week before the race I was training hard and ended up putting my back and shoulder into spasm. I went to [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…]

SwimEx pool installation photo gallery

June 11th, 2014Persia

A common question we get asked is “How difficult is it to install a SwimEx pool?”. View the photos below of a pool installation in Seattle, WA.  They went with a below ground installation covered by a custom pool enclosure for year round swimming enjoyment and fitness! SwimEx pools can be installed indoors, outdoors, above ground, inground, or partially inground.  What’s more, a SwimEx is free-standing and moveable; additional support [Read the Rest…]

Triathlon Training with a SwimEx Pool – Fitness Journal

May 2nd, 2014ironmantraining

Ironman Training pays off with 20lbs weight loss since January! – “April has been a long month. My training was complicated by having eye surgery that limited my workouts some, including 2 weeks with no swimming allowed. No worries, all is ok now and back on track. Training totals for the month are Swim 26,200 yards, Bike 634 miles and Run 164 miles. The picture is of me on my bike [Read the Rest…]

Spring Triathlon Training with a SwimEx Pool – Fitness Journal

April 14th, 2014fitness training in a swimex pool

Thanks again to those checking in to follow my progress.  March has come and gone so quickly.  It has been a challenging month in many ways.  We continue to get snow and rain in my part of the country which sometimes requires a little extra motivation to go out on those long wet runs.  Work has been particularly challenging and there have been way too many birthdays, including mine (47), [Read the Rest…]

Triathlon Training with a SwimEx Pool – Fitness Journal

March 11th, 2014Ironman training

Hi again.  Welcome to anyone following my progress.  Although February was a short month I was able to get in some solid training with 23,900 yards of swimming, 113 miles of running and 428 miles of biking.  I avoided chocolate and all carbonated beverages and caffeine for the month and lost 5 pounds.  I finished off the month with a 3 mile race where I finished 1st in my age [Read the Rest…]

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