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New Team Member: Paul Secondi Joins SwimEx

December 3rd, 2014Paul Secondi

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…]

Kick board exercises: a great addition to your water workout.

November 21st, 2014Click on the picture to watch a video on how to work out using the kick board.

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…]

Athletic Rehab in a SwimEx pool

August 26th, 2014athleterehab

  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…]

Exercises that can performed in a SwimEx pool – Part 2

August 22nd, 2014swimex2

  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.

Exercises that can performed in a SwimEx pool – Part 1

August 22nd, 2014swimex

  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.

Coastal Living SwimEx Style

July 25th, 2014thermal blanket keeps the pool water warm

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…]

University of Kentucky basketball team and SwimEx plunge tanks – Video Tour of Rupp Arena

April 5th, 2014Tour of UK's New Rupp Arena Locker Room

Do SwimEx pools and plunge tanks give an edge to the pro and college teams who own them?  Ask the UConn Huskies or the University of Kentucky’s Wildcats who are facing each other in the 2014 NCAA finals! Take a video tour of the University of Kentucky’s Wildcats state-of-the-art basketball suite at the Rupp Arena.  The suite includes a pair of hot and cold SwimEx plunge tanks. The tour is [Read the Rest…]

SwimEx Pool Featured at University of Rhode Island

January 21st, 2014URI-swimexpool

The amount of Physical Therapy Centers who offer aquatic therapy is on the rise.  To keep up with the demand an increased number of colleges and universities are offering programs for aqua therapy and incorporating SwimEx pools on campus. If you live in Rhode Island you can visit University Physical Therapy.  It is a full-time outpatient clinic available to patients from the University of Rhode Island and local community. The [Read the Rest…]

Sterling Physical Therapy and Aquatics shows the value of aquatic therapy

December 3rd, 2013Aquatic-Physical-Therapy-Using-a-Counter-Current-Pool

Sterling Physical Therapy and Aquatics out of Simi Valley, CA created this comprehensive, and very slick video,  that really illustrates the value of aquatic therapy using a counter current pool. From their site: Our indoor and on location Swim Ex pool is an exclusive to Sterling Physical Therapy. Our patients receive land based and aquatic physical therapy at the same location. We are the only physical therapy program in Simi [Read the Rest…]

Veterinary Rehabilitation Facility Sees Fast Results With SwimEx

November 25th, 2013PHOTOSWIME

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.  

Ryders Health Management makes great use of SwimEx PT500s

November 20th, 2013Ryders Health Management 500PT Pool

Ryders Health Management is a family-owned nursing and rehabilitation organization with six centers in Connecticut, including two that feature SwimEx PT500 pools.  In this great piece by ConnecticutStyle that aired a few years back, Ryders CEO Martin Sbriglio, whose mother founded the company, talks about how Ryders therapists use their SwimEx pools to help patients rehab quicker through physical therapy in a non-weight bearing aqua environment.   Martin’s comments about [Read the Rest…]

SwimEx Pool at Mercy Clinic East in Janesville, WI

September 5th, 2013Mercy Clinic demostrates uses for their SwimEx Pool

Mercy Clinic East in Janesville, WI has a SwimEx 500T that gets a lot of use by Mercy physical therapists and their patients. Physical Therapy Supervisor Pam Schubring says she and her fellow PTs use the 500T to help athletes and other orthopedic patients recover from injuries, but they’ve also been pleasantly surprised at how much the SwimEx pool helps patients recovering from strokes. “It really helps with their balance [Read the Rest…]

Adding a Swim Spa to your home is easier than ever!

August 10th, 2013Indoor Residential SwimEx Pool

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…]

The Aquatic Fitness Bike is the Latest Workout for Full Body Conditioning

July 1st, 2013Aqua Bike available from SwimEx

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…]

Jacksonville Jaguars 60 Minutes piece shows SwimEx plunge tank

October 31st, 2012

When Jacksonville Jaguars players need to soothe their muscles after a bruising NFL game, where do they go? Into a SwimEx plunge tank, of course. See the SwimEx tank at 1:02 in this 60 Minutes piece about the beautiful $3 million locker room built by new Jaguars owner Shad Khan. SwimEx. Go with the Flow.

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