Products4Pools Top 10 Amazing Swimming Facts…

6th June 2012 | Posted in Blog, Swimming

Drawings and paintings found in ancient Egypt, which date back to 2500bce depict people swimming! During the early 19th Century, swimming naked was commonplace! It wasn’t until the mid 1860’s that local authorities and swimming clubs introduced regulations that swimmers had to wear costumes when swimming in public! Around this time men and women were allocated different sections of beach to ensure they swam separately at the seaside! Read more →

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Immerse Yourself In Olympic Swimming Glory…

6th June 2012 | Posted in Blog, Fitness & Exercise, Swimming

As London 2012 draws ever closer, it’s highly likely watching the world’s most outstanding swimmers in action will inspire you to put on your water wings. By installing an above ground swimming pool from Products4Pools you can attempt to emulate the elite on a daily basis without having to leave the house! Why not go all the way and treat yourself to a spa, sauna or steam room for some well earned relaxation after all that exercise? Read more →

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The Development Of Swimming Strokes

6th June 2012 | Posted in Blog, Swimming, Swimming Pools

Thanks to ongoing innovation and scientific research, swimmers are getting ever faster and word record times are common place in big competitions. Although John Trudgen introduced front crawl with a scissor kick to Britain in 1873, front crawl with the more efficient flutter kick was first seen in a swimming race held in London in 1844, where the Americans easily defeated the British breaststroke swimmers. Read more →

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Swim To Look Good Inside & Out…!

3rd November 2011 | Posted in Blog, Fitness & Exercise, Health & Beauty, Swimming, Swimming Pools

Suitable for all ages, swimming is one of the most fun, relaxing and yet beneficial forms of exercise. By swimming regularly, the whole family can enjoy keeping fit all the year round! From a physical health perspective swimming uses all the major muscles for a full body workout, especially if you vary the strokes. Water’s buoyancy makes swimming ideal exercise for physical therapy, rehabilitation or for anyone seeking a low-impact exercise with a minimal injury risk. Read more →

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