Benefits of Spa Pools and Hot Tubs  

by Pool Builders on 08-24-2010 in Articles

Spas offer a wide range of hydrotherapeutic benefits, allowing a transformation of the mind, body and spirit with the press of a button. Some of the benefits provided by a spa include:

Weight loss and Cellulite Reduction
It has been shown through a number of recent studies, that the use of spas and hot tubs assists with weight loss and reduces the visibility of cellulite. The hydrotherapeutic elements of a spa promote better circulation by relaxing the skin and muscles. Good circulation has also been proven to increase heart rate and reduce blood pressure. The appearance of cellulite is also reduced through better circulation. The use of swim spas also acts as a good exercise and body toning activity, through swimming or walking against the resistance of the water jets. It is just like walking or swimming on the spot! Therefore you can enjoy the benefits of exercise in a soothing warm spa - often ideal for people who can't undertake vigorous exercise.

Stress Relief
Sometimes the hustle and bustle of Perth city life can get the better of us!
Stress is a prime cause of many illnesses and diseases. In fact, around 80% of diseases are stress related! The warmth, muscle stimulation, and relaxation provided by a spa stimulate the release of endorphins into the body's blood stream, making you feel happy and less stressed.

Relieves Muscle and Joint Pain
Sore and fatigued muscles and joints can be repaired by using a spa. The warmth provided by a spa causes your blood vessels to dilate, thus increasing blood flow to muscles, promoting faster healing by bringing more nutrients to the affected area. Not to mention, the immediate relief provided by the warmth and bubbles on your aching joints and muscles will also be a bonus!

Controlling Diabetes
Type 2 Diabetes sufferers may also experience some benefits from using a spa or hot tub. Studies have revealed that blood sugar levels may be lowered, and sleeping patterns may be improved. Using a spa to control diabetes should also be used in combination with a sensible diet and regular exercise.

Sooth Arthritis Pain
A key to controlling arthritis pain is to keep the joints mobile. Regular sessions in your spa or hot tub help to keep your joints moving. It has been said that a spa first thing in the morning can help get you through the rest of the day with less pain.

For more information on the therapeutic and physical benefits of a spa, there are a number of articles available online which provide more in-depth information which may be more specific to your needs.
Or, why not conduct a little research for yourself? You may be surprised at how relaxing a spa actually is!

Getting a good nights sleep
Many of us can go through phases of experience difficulty falling asleep, and even staying asleep for the whole night. This is caused by a number of reasons, including stress. Soaking in hot water, such as a hot tub or spa, before going to bed can ease the transition to a deeper sleep. Instead of watching TV before bed, relaxing in a spa may have you far away in the land of nod before you know it!

For more information on spas perth, visit PoolsAndSpasOnline.

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