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Swimming and All-Cause Mortality Risk Compared With Running, Walking, and Sedentary Habits in Men

November 1st, 2010

Swimming and All-Cause Mortality Risk Compared With Running, Walking, and Sedentary Habits in Men Swimming, water jogging, and aqua aerobics are lifetime physical activities that provide many health benefits comparable to those of walking and running. Research on the association between swimming and mortality is scarce, however. To evaluate the association between different types of physical activity and all-cause mortality, we studied 40,547 men age 20–90 years who completed a [Read the Rest…]

Aquatic Therapy Temperatures

October 18th, 2010

Pool temperature makes a difference in how you feel, how your clients feel and what type of therapeutic exercise you’ll use. Remember this concept: There are two ways to increase body heat: Internally and externally. If your water is warm (94 – 98º) your program should be passive (because you’re heating externally) and if you water is moderate (86 – 90º) your program can be more active (to create heat [Read the Rest…]

Amica Triathlon in Newport, RI!

October 1st, 2010

We had a great time Sponsoring the Amica Triathlon event in Newport, RI last Saturday! Congratulations to all the athletes for a great race!

Stoke City Premier Football Club Installs a 700T in UK!

September 24th, 2010

Stoke City Premier Football Club in England just finished their installation of a SwimEx 700T therapy pool. They are the 3rd premier league to install a SwimEx pool and have won every match since! Manchester City and Wolverhampton Wonders are among this elite group to have a SwimEx therapy pool for their athletes. To learn more about Stoke City visit their official website, www.stokecityfc.com.

Swimming for Your Health

August 30th, 2010

HOW LEARNING TO SWIM (AND STICKING WITH IT) CAN CHANGE YOUR OVERALL WELL BEING Poolsearch .org by Rochelle Belsito HEALTH BENEFITS If you suffer from chronic pain, swimming may be your answer as water relieves the stress on muscles and joints. In water, humans weigh one-tenth of their actual body weight and, therefore, exercise can cause less strain. The buoyancy of the water also helps since it lets you glide [Read the Rest…]

SwimEx Sponsors the Amica Triathlon

August 26th, 2010

SwimEx sends out a big thank you to Amica and all of the triathletes that participated in the 19.7 triathlon event in Carver, MA on Saturday Aug. 21st. We had a great time and can’t wait to be involved in the next event on Sept. 24-25 in Newport, RI. For more information on the next race, please visit http://www.amicatriathlonseries.com/Newport/raceinfo.html. SwimEx will be exhibiting in Newport so don’t miss your chance [Read the Rest…]

SwimEx PT500 pool at 121 Fit

August 16th, 2010

For a safe, full body workout nothing beats a SwimEx pool! Check out this Youtube link that shows a SwimEx PT500 model installed at 121 Fit in North Conway, NH! SwimEx pool at 121 Fit

Swimming Against The Current!

August 10th, 2010

By Brian R. Sheridan May 2010 – Lake Erie LifeStyle They may never make a movie called “Resistance Pool Time Machine” but the at-home exercise pools are becoming as popular as hot tubs with some homeowners. Even 94-yearold fitness guru Jack LaLanne promotes their use to help people stay fit and injury-free as they age. The pools offer the same benefits as a full laplane pool at half the size [Read the Rest…]

Aquatic Therapy: Making a Wave in the Treatment of Low Back Injuries

August 2nd, 2010

Konlian, Cara Abstract Aquatic therapy is a viable rehabilitation alternative for the treatment of spinal pain and dysfunction. The unique physical properties of the water make it an ideal medium for the rehabilitation of low back injuries. Aquatic programs can be used in conjunction with a land-based program or as a sole treatment approach. Orthopaedic specialists should consider aquatic rehabilitation in management of spinal injuries to enhance the injured patient’s [Read the Rest…]

Water Workout

July 27th, 2010

Aqua Magazine By Scott Webb February 2009 Companies offer many ways to get the blood flowing. Exercise in a pool. It used to mean swimming laps, but for the homeowner with a 20- or even a 30-foot pool, lap swimming is mostly turns. And while that can get tiring (which is, after all the point of a workout) it’s not very satisfying. Manufacturers now offer a variety of ways to [Read the Rest…]

Catch the Current!

July 22nd, 2010

Get your workout and hydrotherapy in one convenient system. By Rachel Harper For homeowners who’d love to own both a swimming pool and a hot tub, but may not have the budget or space to purchase both, a swim spa is their best bet. Because swim spas are larger than hot tubs, they are ideal for athletes, swimmers, and casual exercisers. Users can swim against an adjustable-speed current, perform a [Read the Rest…]

Aquatic Therapy Effective for Some Cardiac Patients

July 20th, 2010

Published December 05, 2007 by: Christine Cadena Hydrotherapy is a practice in alternative healing that dates back many centuries. In the realms of today’s medical practice, many adults still use hydrotherapy as a way in which to treat health complications. For cardiac patients, hydrotherapy provides an effective way in which to manage some degree of aerobic activity while not placing too much stress upon the body. For patients who suffer [Read the Rest…]

Aquatic Therapy Rehabilitation Services at Parker Hospital

June 11th, 2010

The Parker Adventist Center for Rehabilitation & Sports Medicine is proud to feature aquatic therapy featuring a SwimEx pool, the same pool used by athletes with the Denver Broncos, Colorado Rockies and U.S. Olympic Training Center. The temperature of this pool remains at a therapeutic 88 to 94 degrees Fahrenheit to allow for optimal comfort, relaxation and rehabilitation. The pool’s individualized size makes it safe and comfortable for patients. Read [Read the Rest…]

Salt Sanitation Systems – Are They Worth It?

June 3rd, 2010

Stained Reputation By Scott Webb “Customers tend to think that once they have a salt pool system installed, they can just let it go,” says Kevin Bean, partner at Argus Pool Supplies, Corona, Calif. “That’s really just the beginning of an education process, I’ve found. They’re often surprised to learn that they have to do more than what the builder told them.” In short, homeowners often come to believe that [Read the Rest…]

The Healing Properties of Water

May 7th, 2010

Healing Waters If you think the water just makes people feel good, you don’t know the half of it. Here’s a physiological explanation of the surprising and amazing ways the simple act of being in the water promotes well-being. by Bruce Becker Click here to read full article   http://www.aquaticsintl.com/2007/jun/0706_healing.html

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