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  • Do I Need a Concrete Pad for a Swim Spa?

    If you’ve finally decided to buy a swim spa, you’ve probably realized you now have many more questions than you did before you decided to buy it. Things like, “Where should I install it?” “Do I have enough room?” “Do I need a concrete pad for swim spa?” and many other questions are likely to

  • How Hot Does a Swim Spa Get

    Are you in the market for a swim spa? Do you know what a swim spa is? Have you asked how hot does a swim spa get? If you answered yes to any of these questions, this article may be for you! What Is A Swim Spa? A simple answer for the uninitiated is that

  • How to Determine if a Deck Can Support a Hot Tub?

    For those planning on buying and installing a new hot tub, it’s necessary to put some thought into where it’s going to be installed. Many people envision a deck surrounding the hot tub. Some people may even want to place their new hot tub on their existing deck. This, however, can pose some problems. Your

  • Can You Put Pool Chemicals in a Hot Tub

    For those who own both a swimming pool and a hot tub, you may have looked at the stack of chemicals you have for each unit and noticed that they’re basically the same ingredients. You’ve probably asked yourself, “Can you put pool chemicals in a hot tub?” And although it’s a reasonable question, the fact

  • Will a Rowing Machine Give Me Big Shoulders?

    Rowing machines have become much more prevalent in public gyms these days. Known for their full body workout, rowing machines are built to force your body to go through four distinct motions that use different sets of muscles. Each stroke you take works more muscles than several other workout machine exercises put together. So when

  • Will Dumbbells help Me Lose Weight

    The road to weight loss is paved with a calorie deficit where you end up expending more calories than you’re taking in. If you’re asking yourself the question, “Will dumbbells help me lose weight?” the answer can be, “Yes,” if they’re part of an overall exercise and diet program that’s designed to create a calorie

  • Why Do Weight Plates Stop at 45lbs?

    If you’ve been working out for any length of time, you may have noticed that weight plates typically come in standard weights of 5 pounds, 10 pounds, 25 pounds, and 45 pounds. But why do weight plates stop at 45 lbs. and not go right up to 50? It seems the main reason for this

  • Why Are Home Gyms So Expensive?

    For those who just don’t feel comfortable setting foot in a public gym, the thought of creating a workout space in one’s home can sound incredibly appealing. We often get asked, “Why are home gyms so expensive?” But the fact is that they don’t have to be. Sure, there are a lot of exercise machines

  • Can Hydrotherapy Help Sciatica?

    It’s important to visit a doctor immediately if you experience the effects of sciatica for longer than a few weeks if the pain is continuously getting worse or you find yourself completely immobilized. Depending on the amount and the cause of the pain, a doctor may prescribe medication or possibly surgery. That said, your doctor