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Are Vortex Spas made in China and are Chinese made spas any good?

If you have been looking around at spas or swim spas, you may have heard that it is important to understand where the spa is made.

As CEO of a group that manufacturers spas and retails different brands of spas from around the world, I feel I am fairly well qualified to comment.

Top 5 Winter Activities For Families

As winter kicks in it invariably becomes harder and harder to get outdoors and stay active – after all, who doesn’t like snuggling up on the couch in front of a good movie on a chilly afternoon?

Vortex Spa Error Codes ER-3 and ER-4

Spa control keypads help us control the functions of our spas and swim spas. We give them little notice as we go about our day to day relaxation...until we receive the dreaded error message.

"Don't panic. Stay calm and spa on. Most common error messages can be quickly resolved.''

Assisting with Restless Legs Syndrome by using your spa or spa pool.

By Dr. Kyle
Many people suffer with Restless Legs Syndrome, which is the common name for the disease Willis-Ekbom. It is a neurological disorder with the most noted symptom being a constant desire to move the legs or body part that is uncomfortable.

Are Epsom salts ok to use in spas? A warning:

By Dr. Kyle
Epsom Salts, were first named for a saline spring in Surrey, England and have the official chemical composition being Magnesium Sulphate which is an Alkaline chemical compound.

How swim spas help muscle strengthening

Studies show that you can lose up to 30% of muscle strength between the ages of 50 and 70. A swim spa can help.

Cross-training in your swim spa

Leading expert in swim spa exercise, Dr. Rick McAvoy says it not only allows you to train harder but smarter. “The unique aquatic environment affects almost every system of your body positively,” he says.

Swim spas excellent for improving balance for elderly

You may be aware that older people have a much higher rate of falls than younger people, often with very serious consequences. In fact, falls are a leading cause of injury-related morbidity and mortality among older adults.

The benefits of swim spa power training

Swim spas are used around the world by sporting professionals to complement their power training.
Excellent exercise machines, swim spas offer a well-rounded fitness programme without having to spend all your time (and money) in a gym.

The health benefits of de-stressing in a spa or swim spa

Too much stress in life is not fun and can affect our health in a whole range of ways. You could spend a fortune on de-stressing, but for the cost of a swim spa, you can have a lifetime of stress therapy right in your own home.