Looking at the long-term costs of owning a swimming pool as compared to paying for a gym membership, you can see the benefits of making an investment into a swimming pool of your own. When you also consider that a swimming pool will add to the value of your home and the benefit of owning your own swimming pool rises yet again. Also, when you factor in that, depending on the area of the country in which you live, the ability to get outside and exercise could be limited, having access to a swimming pool continues to make sense. Swimming is a great way to get an aerobic workout and maintain cardiovascular health all in a low impact setting. Continue Reading
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
If you love to swim, chances are you either belong to a gym, club, community center or visit the local public pool in your area. Have you considered having your own private pool? 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
If this is the year that you’re going to upgrade your backyard or deck with a hot tub or spa there are many ways you can make the most of the time you spend in it. At the end of a long day, there are few things in life more indulgent than slipping into the warm depths of your own hot tub. Regardless of whether you’re taking a long soak or only have time for a few minutes, here’s a few ways to make the most of your Michigan spa or hot tub: Continue Reading
It’s likely that you have taught your children that peeing the pool is not acceptable. Chances are, you urge them to get out of the water at least every thirty minutes to go to the bathroom, right? Well when it comes to public pools, there may or may not be parents in attendance who will do the same. Chances are, there are no parents in sight because the public pools typically provide on-site lifeguards.
If you or your child are swimming in a public pool, you just might be swimming in quite a bit of urine. When you have your own swimming pool, you can rest assured that not only are your children getting out of the water to use the bathroom, but that the water is clean and clear and free of bacteria. Continue Reading
Swimming pool contractors in Ohio know that the installation of a hot tub or spa in your house or backyard will turn it into a warm, watery oasis; a way to step away from the rigors of daily life and work and simply unwind. Spas and hot tubs are more than just a way to relax; they bring with them many health benefits and can provide relief to people with arthritis and diabetes. Continue Reading
Working out in a swimming pool or hot tub is a great way to exercise without causing injury to muscles and joints. A water workout is therapeutic in that it can help loosen the aching joints of an individual suffering from arthritis. Also, if you’ve suffered an injury and are in need of rehabilitation, your backyard swimming pool could just be the best place to do that!
Ask your pool contractor from Hawaiian Pool Builders for advice on working out in your swimming pool and whether he has any exercise equipment he could recommend you use during your swim routine. Continue Reading