UConn’s success in athletics is undeniable. Their many winning seasons have gained the university well deserved national exposure. UConn’s campus is a place where world-class student athletes use world-class facilities and thrive. We recently visited the school to check out their training facilities. The moment you step on campus, you feel tremendous Husky Pride. As we toured the football and basketball centers, we were proud too. UConn uses SwimEx pools [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…]
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…]
Here is Part 2 of a 2 part video series that illustrates some of the numerous exercises that can be performed in SwimEx fitness and therapy swim spa.
Here is Part 1 of a 2 part video series that illustrates some of the numerous exercises that can be performed in SwimEx fitness and therapy swim spas.
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…]
Whether you are a professional athlete or a weekend warrior these drills and exercises will bring your game to the next level. Click on the videos below to watch. For more exercise and therapy videos click here!
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…]
Aquatic exercise isn’t just for swimming the butterfly, freestyle or side stroke any more. In fact, when you think outside of the box and go outside your exercise comfort zone, your swim strokes can become so much more. Incorporate your two great loves –bike riding in the outdoors and exercising in the water, and you’ve just developed the perfect weekly exercise plan. You can bike in a pool? Who knew? [Read the Rest…]
“We love the SwimEx pool at our Canine Rehabilitation Facility. The current definitely allows us to challenge our agility patients and help strengthen our cases recovering from surgery. The controls inside the pool easily allow us to make adjustments to the workout during a session. We have found that keeping it clean is very low maintenance as well. This is especially important after swimming a few Newfoundlands. I would highly [Read the Rest…]
If your body requires some rehab, that doesn’t mean you have to go to an expensive place of rehab. Instead, work your glutes, repair your ACL, diminish your arthritis (or even ease your stress level) by committing to the best exercise of all – aquatic therapy for pain relief, anxiety and discomfort. From accidents to sports injuries (and various types of joint pain that can pop up at any age) [Read the Rest…]
Georgia Veterinary Rehabilitation Facility (GVR) in Marietta, GA recently installed a SwimEx model 480S with a two-foot extension and a custom ramp. The ramp allows for easy entry and exit for the animals! The resistance created by the paddlewheel provides great rehabilitation for the animals, allowing them to return to full function sooner. The durable fiberglass construction on the SwimEx pools allows for easy, worry-free maintenance.
Providence College Hockey Team (the Friars) is feeling the heat, and cold, with the installation of a pair of SwimEx hot and cold plunge tanks. The Friars will be able to use the tanks in their newly renovated Schneider Arena (check it out!) which is now now one of the finest on-campus facilities in the country. The cold plunge pool’s chiller system keeps the water temperatures at a therapeutic 50 [Read the Rest…]
SwimEx just installed a new integrated Woodway Treadmill into the Ottawa Senator’s 500T SwimEx pool. Here are some of the pictures from their installation!