If you’re looking for a way to get in shape, not cause damage to your joints and do both without breaking a sweat, look no further than your swimming pool! In addition to being a great place for fun and frolic, your swimming pool offers an opportunity to exercise. Swimming is a sport that you and your family can enjoy that benefits both mind and body.
When you’re considering having a swimming pool built, make certain you tell your swimming pool builder the reason for your pool construction project: lap swims, family fun, or all-around general swimming pool or entertainment area. The type of activities you plan to enjoy in your swimming pool will help you determine the kind of swimming pool to have built. Continue Reading
Gone are the days of just swimming laps in your backyard swimming pool to get in shape. Today’s pool owners are looking to yoga as a way to get in shape. If you’re a yoga enthusiast out of the water, you might want to try water yoga in your backyard swimming pool. Continue Reading
When you live in Northwest Ohio or Southeast Michigan like we do, you could be skeptical about adding an in-ground swimming pool. The summers aren’t very long, and you may think that the enjoyment is worth the investment but we have seventeen reasons to prove that owning a pool is well worth it! Continue Reading
Summer has arrived in Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan. At Hawaiian Pool Builders, we know how much you love to be in your pool, however, it’s also a great time to get outdoors to exercise. As the temperature climbs, so does the chance of getting heatstroke. Here are a few ways for avoiding heatstroke during exercise. Continue Reading
As with any exercise activity we write about as it relates to swimming pools, you should always check with your doctor before you undertake any swim routine especially if you’ve been sedentary, have underlying health issues or are pregnant. Continue Reading
When is the best time to begin your exercise program? Now – because tomorrow never comes. Now is the best time to change your exercise habits also to become the healthier version of you.
Often, we put off starting an exercise routine until next Monday, or, another point on the calendar. However, now is the best time. You can’t lose weight or tone if you don’t set your mind on it so start this winter at a gym (including swimming) or at home. Starting now will help you get in the habit by spring and summer when you can start to exercise in your swimming pool daily. Continue Reading
Exercising in your family swimming pool is an idea that appeals to most swimming pool owners. There are many reasons, but perhaps the biggest is convenience and not having to deal with crowds at the public gym.
A swim workout is ideal because it is a great way to get a cardiac and lung-healthy workout in without putting undue stress on your bones and joints. Before you begin any workout, we recommend you check with your doctor to make certain your heart is healthy enough to begin working out. Continue Reading
Swimming is a great form of exercise. It burns a lot of calories and is extremely good for people with arthritis, recovering from an injury or those who have problems with knees and joints. However, did you realize that a spa or hot tub can also be a great place to exercise? Not only does the warm bubbly water create relaxation, it increases blood flow and helps to release toxins from your body. People often associate swimming pools with exercise, while thinking of spas and hot tubs as places for relaxation. However, the warm, bubbling environment of a whirlpool offers unique advantages to enhance your health and fitness.
Here are a few hot tub exercises to get you started: Continue Reading
When you think about jumping into your inground swimming pool, the first thing that crosses your mind is relaxing on your floaty with a nice cold beverage in your hand. However, in ten to twenty minutes, you can power out a fantastic workout with these simple swimming pool exercises.
The resistance of the water not only increases the power of your workout, but it is much gentler on your joints. Swimming pool exercises are especially beneficial for anyone who is recovering from an illness or some sort of joint replacement. Typically, 10-20 reps with 3 rounds will give you a nice, full body workout without having to hit the gym. Do these 3-5 times a week, and you may find yourself needing a smaller suit. Continue Reading
The idea of jogging or other outdoor exercise may not appeal to everyone when the sun is high in the summer sky. Swimming pool owners often find that a workout routine in the family swimming pool is a fantastic way to stay fit and trim year-round. Swimming is also a form of exercise in which the entire family can participate. It’s also a form of exercise that even individuals suffering joint and muscle pain can partake in, allowing them to make the most of a swim workout. Continue Reading