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Outdoor Living: The Benefits of Having a Backyard Pool

Whether you want to up your exercise game or bring resort-style living to your backyard, having a swimming pool that’s just a few steps from your home has several benefits. Keep reading to learn why you and your family might want to add that backyard pool this year.

Now that warmer temperatures are on the way, there’s no reason to not enjoy spending time swimming in or relaxing by the pool, especially if that pool is in your very own backyard. If you’re on the fence about getting one this year, here are five amazing reasons that will have you calling your favorite landscaping company immediately!

Boost your health

It probably comes as no surprise that having a pool has health benefits. Not only is swimming beneficial for cardiovascular health, but it can also help those who suffer from painful joints or who are recovering from an injury. And, if you opt for a salt water pool, you might also notice that your skin will feel softer.

” … you don’t need to run a marathon or swim as fast as an Olympic competitor to help reduce arthritis symptoms. Even moderate exercise can ease your pain and help you maintain a healthy weight.”

[Source: MayoClinic.org]

Spend quality time with family and friends

Is there anything more fun than a pool party? Spending quality time with family or entertaining friends poolside is a great way to enjoy the summer. Your children and their friends will love it too!

Check out these 25 pool designs for inspiration!

Get resort-style living at home

When the pool is just a few steps from your back door, you won’t need to travel to a pool vacation at a resort. You’ll have resort-style living at home so you can plan a staycation instead!

Relax and relieve stress

Relaxing poolside is a great way to relieve the stress of the day. And, after a swim, you’ll likely have a better night’s sleep. Improved sleep can also reduce anxiety and stress.

“Working out regularly has so many positive health benefits. It can reduce stress, boost alertness during the day, and even improve your sleep quality.”

[Source: SleepFoundation.org]

Enjoy for years to come

A pool is an investment in outdoor living that you and your family can use and enjoy every year. It’s conveniently located and will make your home the popular spot for your children’s friends and yours too!

 

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