Top 10 Pool Floats, Lounges and Inflatables
Make the most of your swimming season with the Top 10 pool floats, lounges, and inflatables! Adults and kids alike love to relax in the pool on floating mattresses or get some fitness time in tossing around a beach ball. Tow around your beverages in the latest floating coolers, or play on inflatable animals and water wheels. Here are the Top 10 must have pool floats, lounges and inflatables for the most floatable fun:
Rules for Fences for Private Pools
With the joy of owning a swimming pool comes the responsibility of enclosing it to prevent children and pets from accidentally gaining access. There are no federal laws governing swimming pool fences, but many states and communities have building codes establish their own regulations. Many fencing requirements are common throughout American neighborhoods, but check your local building code to be sure your fence meets all the requirements for a safe and happy swimming season.
Study Shows Swimming Improves Vascular Function
By Kendra Kozen | February 2012, Aquatics International Online
New research shows that regular swimming exercise can improve vascular health and lower blood pressure.
A research team led by Dr. Nantinee Nualnim of the University of Texas, Austin's Cardiovascular Aging Research Laboratory looked at 43 adults over age 50 with either prehypertension, or stage 1 hypertension but not on any medication. The participants were randomly assigned to either perform 12 weeks of swimming exercises or 12 weeks of relaxation exercises.