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Products4Pools now sells Fastlane Endless Pools

Fastlane Pools are endless pools which deliver the ultimate swim - swim for fitness! Swimming is one of the exercises that uses all the muscle groups, building strength and endurance without wear and tear. Swimming exercises your heart, improves blood…

The Development Of Swimming Strokes

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…

Products4Pools Swimming Kit Development Guide Will Turn Your Head…!

It is often said that the best way for swimmers to optimise their performance is to swim naked and until the middle of 19th century, that's exactly what most people did! The following brief history of swimming attire will make…

Immerse Yourself In Olympic Swimming Glory…

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…

Products4Pools Swimming Pool & Spa Safety Guide

Although at times it feels like the world has gone health and safety mad and any fun seems to be subject to a risk assessment, when it comes to swimming pool safety you really can’t be too careful. Most swimming…

Products4Pools Top 10 Amazing Swimming Facts…

Drawings and paintings found in ancient Egypt, which date back to 2500AD 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…

Products4Pools Swimming Pool Installation & Maintenance Guide

No longer the preserve of the rich and famous; recent swimming pool innovation and design has made owning your own swimming pool an affordable luxury! You’ll still be the envy of your neighbours and very popular with your friends though…!…

Swim To Look Good Inside & Out…!

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…

Dive Into The World’s Most Amazing Swimming Pools…

Allow Products4Pools to introduce you to the swimming pools around the world with true wow factor! These extra ordinary pools bring a whole new meaning and experience to swimming. Which would you choose to take the plunge in? Chile is…

Swimming Pools Past, Present & Future …

Though swimming pools are increasingly high tech in terms of heating systems, chemical injection systems and water treatment filters, the earliest evidence of swimming dates back to ancient drawings and paintings by cavemen during the Stone Age in Egypt! There…