Sunday, 7 December 2014
Pool therapy has been around since the 1930s, with many vacation resorts touting their natural hot springs as therapeutic for various ills and pains. In the past, specialized facilities are built to provide water therapy to chronic sufferers, but today, with many reliable Perth pool companies around, such as Guardian Pools, you can have professionals build the right-sized pool for your own special needs. You can learn and apply the various healing techniques of aqua therapy and apply them right in the comfort of your home. For simple activity and exercises, you may not need a professional therapist to guide you. Regular swimming and laps everyday can provide several health benefits to any swimmer. First, since it’s an aerobic activity, swimming is good for both your heart, lungs, and muscles. It is low-impact enough so that there is no risk of damage to any part of the body. Second, swimming increases one’s stamina.
Friday, 5 December 2014
However, you can’t assume that just any pool would automatically add to the property’s real estate value. Buyers are, for the most part, swayed by visual appeal. You need to have the right pool type to match your house, and have the right size in proportion to the yard where the pool area doesn’t totally overwhelm your garden space. For value, an in-ground pool is often preferred because of its allowance for depth, and that it looks better. Experienced Perth pool companies like Guardian Pools should be able to recommend the suitable material and pool size for your property. Concrete Made from concrete and finished with tile and similar materials, concrete pools are a familiar sight. Popular in places with high temperatures and with soil that easily expands, these pools are quite durable; you won’t have to worry about doing any repairs for a long time. Construction may take some time though, as concrete will have to dry properly.
Wednesday, 3 December 2014
Unlike conventional weight training, pool training provides a toned-down exercise environment without taking the “work” out of “workout”. The water’s buoyancy supports the entire weight of the body, and also helps prevent muscle fatigue and injuries one could get from lifting heavy weights. Here are a few swimming pool workouts that are proven to trim your body down more effectively. The K-Tread – To do it, you’d have to go to the pool’s deep end. Once there, you have to tread water by making small circles with cupped hands, then lift your right leg straight in front of you, keeping it at hip level. The toes on your left leg should touch the bottom of the pool, and you must hold the position for 5 seconds. After 5 seconds, repeat for the other leg. This workout is perfect for toned buttocks, arms, legs, and abs.
Monday, 1 December 2014
With the weather heating up, there is no better time than now to invest in a plunge or lap pool installation for your home, making sure that you’ll get the most out of the warmer seasons while they’re in full swing. If you’re having a hard time to decide, take a look at a couple of good reasons to look into a swimming pool immediately: The timing is perfect The entire pool installation process—from obtaining a permit from your local council to adding the finishing touches to your inground pool and landscaping — can take many weeks, even months. By then, summer will already be well under way. Planning your pool installation today means you’ll maximize your enjoyment once summer hits.