You can jog in place against a gentle current, use an optional kickboard, or the aquatic exercise equipment which includes a rowing kit and resistance bands and comes standard on most models. With the current off, you can experience the benefits of resistance training and range of motion exercises. A stainless steel grab bar at the end of the swim spa helps facilitate your at-home workout
Results suggest that hot-tub therapy should be further evaluated as a therapy for patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Hot tubs and swim spas may be helpful for patients who are unable to exercise. The benefits could result from increased blood flow to skeletal muscles. Try the Above Ground Pool & Spa Company for a free wet test.
Keeping one leg straight, kick the other one up. Aim for a horizontal leg – i.e. perpendicular to your trunk. If you don’t fully get there, that’s OK. You will improve every time you try it.
Kicks will build muscles in the leg and hips, which will be great for your back. Do 15-20 kicks. A heated swim spa in your own backyard makes these exercises really convenient.
Painful joint inflammation caused by wear-and-tear of a joint over time—a disease known as osteoarthritis (OA)—affects more than 24 million Americans. Effectively treating OA involves increased movement of the patient’s joints, which is often very painful. Water offers low-impact, low-weight bearing exercise that allows aching joints to move freely. A warm aquatic environment also reduces joint inflammation and improves circulation A body suspended or floating in water essentially counterbalances the downward effects of gravity with the upward force of buoyancy. Swim spas make this therapy available in the privacy of your backyard.
The American Cancer Society notes that hydrotherapy improves relaxation and gives relief from many physical ailments. One of the biggest advantages to owning a Bullfrog spa is the ability to soak in a completely temperature regulated bath of warm water to get rid of daily stress. Stress is a leading contributor to many serious illnesses, and soaking just a few minutes a day in a soothing hot tub is proven through many studies to relieve that stress.
Using hot water to soothe aches, pains and illness is not a new concept. It has been around since the Egyptians used hydrotherapy in 2,000 B.C for relaxation by adding heated stone to a water tub. In ancient Greece the concept of hot water therapy reached even further status and elaborate buildings were constructed to house natural hot springs for therapy. Hippocrates himself used hot water therapy to treat a wide variety of conditions.
Yes, the treadmill is fun and so are those dumbbells, but it can be easy to get stuck in a workout rut. If you’re looking for a total-body routine that burns a ton of calories (and doesn’t involve having to brave the frigid cold in any way), give swimming a try. From toning your core to speeding up your metabolism, here are eight reasons why it’ll be your new go-to form of exercise—all year long. Swim spas can make this as easy as walking out your back door. The Above Ground Pool & Spa Company has several models of exercise pools on display.
18′ SWIM SPA by AGP Company
Swim whenever you like on your own schedule at your own perfect pace. No traveling, no crowded pools,no heavy chlorine. Just your own precision engineered swimming pool,where you swim or exercise against a smooth current that’s fully adjustable to any speed or ability. Our exercise pools are simple to install, easy to maintain, economical to run, fit easily in new or existing spaces indoors or outside, and are so handsome they can become a showplace in your home. The small footprint means our swimming pools use fewer resources, and energy than traditional pools. Swim spas are on display at AGP Company, San Antonio, Texas.
Although the outdoor temperature is 28 degrees this Friday you can sit in 105-degree water in the Bullfrog Spa on the deck.
As area residents were huddled inside trying to find ways to fight the recent polar vortex, some were looking no farther than their own backyard to feel the heat. Heated exercise pools allow San Antonio residents to swim all year long.
With the temperatures in the 20’s and others were bundling up, Bullfrog spa owners will be stripping down and getting ready to get in hot water.
“I love hot tubs in the winter,” an AGP Company customer said. “The idea of walking from the patio door to the hot tub is kind of exciting, but once you get in it is such a great feeling, it actually gives me goose bumps when I go from the super cold of the weather we have now into that hot water. It’s just such a wonderful feeling.”
18′ SWIM SPA by AGP Company
According to the Sporting Good Manufacturing Association, the number one aspirational activity (what they want to do) for the 65+ age group is “swimming for fitness.” Similarly, the number one aspirational activity for the 6-12 year old group is also swimming. Can you say “Synergy”? A swim spa from The Above Ground Pool& Spa Company can fulfill both desires. Easy to maintain ( I am not talking about the grandkids) an exercise pool may be the answer to more time with the youngsters.
Swimming puts the body through a wide range of motion and stretching movements, ligaments and joints stay flexible. The AGP swim spa allows several exercise motions in a heated, 12 month a year, private, and affordable pool. Our swim spas come in five different lengths to suit almost any size backyard. The AGP Company offers the largest display of different models in South Texas.