Design Your New Pool and Get in Shape in Your Own Orlando Backyard

The New Year is finally here and many of us have the goal to get healthy and to whip ourselves into tip-top shape. While signing up for a membership at your local gym may work for some, the fact is that as many as 67 percent of people with gym memberships never use them and 80 percent of those who join a gym will quit within 5 months.

Reasons to Design a Pool for Exercise in Orlando

Going to the gym can be difficult to fit in your busy schedule, and many first, second, or even third-time gym attendees do not know how to use the equipment properly or feel intimidated by others in the gym.

Being able to work out in your own backyard means that the opportunity for a good workout is only footsteps away from your home. Exercising at home also means increased privacy and the ability to exercise at your own pace.

But working out in a pool? That offers its very own distinct set of benefits, including:

  • Anyone can work out in a pool. Contrary to popular belief, you do not need to be a fantastic swimmer to get a fantastic workout. You can do aquatic cardio, aquafit, use resistance bands and more to enjoy a full body workout.
  • Exercising in the pool is easy on the joints. The buoyancy of the water helps support your joints and can help prevent injury.
  • Water workouts make you feel better. Exercising in the water can enhance your mood, your sense of well-being, and the quality of your sleep.


Building a Backyard Pool for Exercise

Creating and designing a pool intended for exercise requires taking some special points into consideration. For example, if you plan on using your pool for swimming laps, you may want to have a traditional lap pool which should be a minimum of 45 feet in length.

Anyone who plans on using the pool for aquatic cardio or for aquafit exercises will want to make sure that their pool is deep enough to enjoy the resistance and buoyancy that water has to offer. Plan to design a pool that is anywhere from 4 to 5 feet deep.

Today’s backyard pools also offer a number of fun athletic features which you can incorporate into your poolscape. Some of the most popular features include:

  • Inground swim jets
  • Swim tethers
  • Underwater treadmills

Get serious about improving your health and build your ideal poolscape with All Seasons Pools. Serving North and Central Florida since 1979, we know that we can bring your dream pool to life. Start designing your perfect pool for exercise by contacting us today.


About All Seasons Pools

All Seasons Pools has been a trusted pool expert for Orlando, St.Augustine, Jacksonville, The Villages and other Atlantic coast communities since 1979. Started by John and Diane Watts, they specialize in creating amazing and unique backyard retreats for families to enjoy, including top-of-the-line custom pools and amazing outdoor living areas. They work hard to fulfill their motto to “leave every customer with a smile.”

As members of the Association of Pool & Spa Professions and Florida Swimming Pool Association, they put a strong emphasis on being strong, reliable builders and staying up-to-date on the latest pool industry technology and design trends. Visit their swimming pool gallery to see pools ranging from signature and geometric designs to natural forms.

Are you ready to get started on your Florida backyard getaway? Design your pool with our interactive guide and schedule your free consultation today!

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