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WHY 20 MINUTES MATTERS TO YOU

The transformative effects of warm water have been used for centuries. Spending 20 minutes in a hot tub can do so much for your well-being. 1. Promotes Muscle Recovery and Healing A hot tub’s warm water massage promotes healing by increasing circulation, carrying nutrients to help cells and tissue regenerate. According to the textbook Comprehensive Aquatic Therapy by industry experts Dr. Bruce Becker and Dr. Andrew Cole, immersion in warm water is a “unique healing environment” that can lead to temporary relief from muscle aches and pains. 2. Decreases Stress The negative effects of stress are well documented. Time in a hot tub allows you to clear your mind, relax deeply and start each day with a fresh, positive outlook. 3. Relieves Joint Pain Time in a hot tub creates a helpful environment for relieving joint pain and stiffness. While the water’s buoyancy reduces stress on joints and muscles, warm…

NEW YEAR, NEW YOU?

Is a new workout plan on the top of your 2017 resolutions list? A swim spa can provide you with the new lifestyle you’ve been looking for. Water provides 12 to 15 times more resistance than air. So you can burn as many as 3 times more calories than if you walked at a moderate pace—and it’s more refreshing! It allows you to create your own workout to blast fat and get heart healthy. A swim spa makes a wonderful addition to your home or outdoor space because it offers optimal versatility with a relatively small, space-saving footprint. Use the spa to your fitness advantage, or to unwind and spend quality time with your family. With a variety of available accessories and a strong, integrated current, you can design a personalized workout to test and improve your endurance without ever getting out of the water. Swim Against the Current Forget…

BEATING THE WINTER BLUES

If you feel like you lose energy and vitality during the coldest months, you’re not imagining things. Winter can take its toll on the human body both physically and mentally. Let’s take a moment to appreciate how you can use a hot tub to soak away your winter troubles! Winter Blues Winter introduces a lot of changes to our environment that our bodies don’t always fare well against. Fewer hours of daylight means decreased levels of vitamin D and an unfavorable shift in your biological clock. This has an effect on your general rhythm and well-being each day, leading you to lose steam earlier than you would thanks to the early sunset. Many people also often lose track of their exercise and are more susceptible to aching in muscles and joints. Escape the Gloom Heating up inside a nice hot tub can do wonders for your attitude and mood. Simply…