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…]
What do the Boston Red Sox, New York Yankees, Los Angeles Lakers, Montreal Canadiens and Green Bay Packers have in common? They all use SwimEx pools and plunge tanks. These teams, along with 130 professional and collegiate organizations believe SwimEx is important for training and rehabilitating their elite athletes. Terry Franconia insisted on a SwimEx when he managed the Red Sox and thought it was so beneficial to the team the Cleveland [Read the Rest…]
Well 2014 was quite a ride – ups and downs – but all in all a very good year. My 2014 triathlon training totals were: Swimming, 255,774 yards (in my SwimEx); Bike, 5,414 miles; and Run, 1,279 miles. That translates into 108 hours of swimming, 297 hours of biking and 194 hours of running for a total of 330,000 calories burned or close to 100 pounds. It really looks quite [Read the Rest…]
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…]
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…]
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 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…]
We enjoy all our customer testimonials but this was so good we had to share! Michael took the time to chronicle the installation of his 500 OS resistance pool back in the fall with dozens of photos so we thought that it deserved a slideshow. He has used his SwimEx during this long, cold winter is very happy that he can now use the pool all spring and summer long [Read the Rest…]
The Nad Al Sheba area of Dubai, located in the United Arab Emirates, was known for the Nad Al Sheba Racecourse. It now has a new private health club facility where the top European football league athletes will be invited to condition and train. It features 2 600-T pools and 2 hot and cold plunge tanks. The SwimEx 600-T pool is a multi-depth pool, adjustable to depths of 48 [Read the Rest…]
One Massachusetts customer dared to be different and chose the Fashion Grey color for his 600-S pool instead of the traditional white! Take a look at his custom pool room. We think it looks awesome!
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!
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…]
Just in time for the cooler weather we finished a gorgeous indoor pool for a home owner that will be used all winter. Check out the layout! This is the largest residential pool available and certain modifications were made to enable it use a retractable cover. Pretty slick!
Richard and Estelle de Bear installed a SwimEx 500S in 1993 in a room they had specially built off the master bedroom of their Plymouth, MI home, and it still looks and works great. Estelle, who died in November, exercised in the pool for 55 minutes every morning, Richard remembers. Richard swims every other day. “The current is still powerful enough to send me through the end of the pool,” he [Read the Rest…]
Do you live in Arizona, New York or Wisconsin? No matter where in the country you may live, a pool can make a great lifestyle perfect! Think about the following: It’s Saturday, and you would be enjoying your weekend, had it not been for the crowds at your community gym. You love to swim laps, but don’t like the idea of sharing the lap pool with strangers. And while you [Read the Rest…]