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« on: May 04, 2006, 06:30:16 AM »

I've been considering getting an endless pools swim machine for cardio and other benefits.

They sent me a cool free DVD from their website, and it looks pretty good.

Was wondering if anyone has one or has ever used one, ...if so what do you think of it?
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« Reply #1 on: May 04, 2006, 11:55:06 AM »

never used one, but im sure it would be effective cardio. however it is probably really expensive, and you could get the same workout from any decent-sized pool.
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« Reply #2 on: May 04, 2006, 12:56:45 PM »

I can't fathom how expensive one of those things is!!!  Probably about as much as putting in a REAL pool!  I'd much rather have a real pool...  If you find out how much they cost, let us know.  I'm very curious.  Yet not remotely interested!
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« Reply #3 on: May 04, 2006, 09:54:13 PM »

im pretty sure that they dont have enough strength in theiir jets to keep a strong swimmer inplace.   but maybe the upper end ones do..just not for a sprinter.   so i guess it depends on your level of swimming ability. but swimming long ditances really is a great way of doing cardio..      20 laps at a decent rate will exhaus even the experienced of swimmers.
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« Reply #4 on: May 05, 2006, 08:32:50 AM »

I guess if you had a sunken living room it would be perfect. I can see a whole line of rubber duckie's enjoying the swim. Looks like something they would have at a Home Show and probably cheaper. Might consider a Air Dyne, etc for whole body involvement, as a better investment. Treating the water with chemicals, cleaning, changing water, mopping up, etc can be added to the weekly upkeep. Might just get a spa, with a wet bar and a place for cigars & other stuff on the side, as a better investment. It would be for me anyway.  Good Luck.
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