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…]
January went by fast. I hope everyone is keeping their New Year’s resolutions! For me, I hit every training session: swimming 24,500 yards, biking 552 miles and running 115 miles. I am also on target with weight loss, losing 8 pounds in January. Although, the weight always comes off so much slower than it goes on! Ironman Texas is roughly 15 weeks away. It seems long, but in training time [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…]
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…]
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 Carolina Spine and Neurosurgery Center facility used aqua therapy in a SwimEx pool to help rehabilitate a high school football and basketball athlete. Back issues not only prevented him from playing sports but he also couldn’t even attend school due to prolonged sitting. Four weeks of aqua therapy later, he is back to lifting weights for PT and his activity and flexibility has increased dramatically while his pain [Read the Rest…]
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…]
This 500 OS SwimEx swim spa near San Jose, California was installed a few years ago and we think the pool room is still stunning. Jason Kaldis Architect Inc., located in Berkeley, provided the design. Careful consideration was given to materials by the builders and craftspeople. The complete indoor pool and remodel is here www.jkaldisarchitect.com under Remodel and Additions. Click on any image below to begin slideshow!
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…]
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…]
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…]
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…]
No matter where you live, you can swim, train, and stay toned year round in a SwimEx pool! A SwimEx resistance pool offers the most powerful / smoothest current on the market and is suitable for anyone since the current is fully adjustable. The unique laminar flow of a SwimEx pool does not use jets but instead an industry exclusive paddle-wheel current generator. Each SwimEx is hand crafted in America [Read the Rest…]
When you think of Texas you picture wide open plains but this Texas pool owner shows how a SwimEx pool can fit in almost any sized space. With 99 adjustable settings a 500 OS SwimEx pool offers a serious workout or a relaxing swim. You decide! We think a SwimEx looks good with the backyard lights off too!