Decatur & Champaign, IL pool builders extol the benefits of swimming
A swimming pool is one of the best places to get a workout in in a way that will not put any undue stress or strain on your muscles or joints. Swimming pool and water therapy have long been used by physicians and sports trainers working with individual recovering from a surgery or sports injury. If you have arthritis, swimming a few laps will help you loosen up your sore muscles and may help with mobility throughout the day.
Talk with your swimming pool contractor from Imperial Pools about water workout equipment you may want to use that could enhance your swim workout. Before you add equipment to your workout, though, it’s best to talk with your doctor to assure that you won’t do further damage by using weights or other workout items.
Water therapy is used in formal medical settings and is now being utilized to help returning military veterans recover from combat injuries including amputations. Being in the water allows the veterans to strap on scuba gear or fins and once in the water he can move with ease that may not be possible on land.
A program that has been utilized for a while now is the Underwater Connection in Colorado Springs, Colorado which provides underwater therapy to many veterans returning from combat who have lost limbs or who are suffering depression or post traumatic stress.
When you’re in a pool you’re getting a full body work out, a cardiovascular workout and strengthening your muscles. Swimming allows for mobility for almost everyone.
A swimming pool is a place where friends and family can gather to have fun, but it is also a place where you can recover from an illness and get in strength training if you’re recovering from surgery. If you have mobility issues or trouble getting up and down the ladder to get into the pool, ask your contractor to discuss other options such as a beach entry.