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New Years Resolution Series: Hot Tub Health Benefits

Every year around the beginning of the year, we find ourselves making resolutions to make changes in our life for the upcoming year. Headed into 2018, the most common New Year’s resolution made was centered around “being more healthy”. This could include things such as mental health, physical health, weight loss, work out regimen, and eating habits. While we can’t say that hot tubs are the answer to all, there are many hot tub health benefits.

In Part 1 of our 2-part New Year’s Resolution Series, we explore the many hot tub health benefits. These benefits could be just what you need to stick to your New Year’s resolution once and for all.

Sleep Aid

Research has shown that when your body temperature drastically drops you are prone to falling asleep faster and better quality sleep. Have you ever noticed when you take a hot shower or bath in the evening you tend to cozy up under the covers and fall fast asleep before your head hits the pillow? This is exactly what we’re talking about.

If you’re having trouble falling asleep, take advantage of this hot tub health benefit and try it some evening. See if you notice a difference.

Stress Relief

In a world full of “instantaneous everything” and an ever increasing pace of life, it’s no wonder so many of us find ourselves stressed out!

Hot tubs have proven to do wonders for relieving stress…both physical and mental. It makes perfect sense too! With a hot tub you have the perfect trifecta of hot water, massaging jets, and a feeling of weightlessness. All of this combined can attribute not only to the relief of mental stress, but also relief from joint pressure and the pain it can cause as a result.

Cold Remedy

As Iowans, living through the chill of winter every year, many of us are used to warding off the common cold and many other seasonal health ailments.

Through the steam created in a hot tub environment, cold symptoms such as congested nasal passages can often be remedied. Tension headaches are often a result of nasal and sinus congestion, as well. Taking advantage of hot tub health benefits like this can give you a two-for-one bonus!

Pain Relief

For people suffering from bone or joint related pain, hot tubs are said to provide some much appreciated relief.

Due to an increase in buoyancy caused by water and bubbles we begin to feel a sense of weightlessness. In addition, the heat from the hot tub causes increased blood circulation. Paired together, our muscles tend to relax which alleviates pressure on our joints and reduces pain from ailments such as tendonitis, carpal tunnel, or even arthritis.

Recognize the name Jacuzzi? There’s a story behind that. The son of Candido Jacuzzi was known to have rheumatoid arthritis. It is said that in Jacuzzi’s search to solve his son’s pain, the concept for the modern day hot tub was born.

Promotes Healthier Skin

Searching for that healthy glow your skin once had? Heat and steam from soaking in a hot tub is yet another health benefit you can get used to.

The heat causes improved circulation which delivers oxygen and nutrients to your skin leaving you with that youthful glow you’ve been looking for.

Many of the Marquis spas we carry in our showroom offer a Microsilk feature, as well. This feature is specifically designed to leave you with beautiful, radiant skin. Want to know more about Microsilk? Stop into our retail location to learn which of our beautiful hot tubs accommodate the feature, or read more here.

You’re now equipped with the knowledge of the wide array of hot tub health benefits available to you. Make good on your resolution this year and every year by focusing on your health for you and your loved ones. We’re here to help!

*Please note our expertise is in swimming pools, hot tubs, and saunas. If you have any questions pertaining to your health, please seek the consultation of a licensed physician.

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