Health benefits of owning a hot tub or swim spa

hot tub health benefits

Hot tubs and swim spas serve as great outlets for social interaction and relaxation, but they also provide a number of health benefits when used regularly. Here are a few of the primary ways owning a hot tub can improve your overall health and your quality of life for years to come.

Stress relief

Stress is paramount in the world today. Everyone has their fair share of frustrations and concerns on a daily basis, all of which can add up to take a significant toll on the body. The combination of buoyancy, heat, and massage that comes with regular hot tub use can help relieve tension and stress in the muscles along with headaches, fatigue, and soreness. Buoyancy also eases pressure in your joints and muscles, while heat accelerates muscle healing by increasing blood flow. Hot tub jets play a key role in providing therapeutic massage to stimulate the release of endorphins – also known as the body’s natural painkiller.

Joint relief

Arthritis is a widespread condition in the U.S., with more than 40 million Americans currently affected by the disorder. It can make everyday tasks extremely challenging as it causes intense soreness in the joints. Hot tub use applies heat to these joints and can lead to muscle relaxation, pain relief, and decreased stiffness. It can also improve your ability to exercise and perform everyday tasks, restoring lost flexibility and slowing the stiffening that comes with age.

Weight loss

Weight loss has long been a popular ambition, with many people going to great lengths to achieve their ideal health and physique. Hot tubs and swim spas can have a positive impact on that goal, with hot tub users typically losing weight without any additional dietary or physical steps taken. Just soaking alone causes the weight loss. The reduced stress caused by hot tub use also has a positive effect on the amount of fat in your body. Soaking can also help you recover more quickly from an injury by helping relieve pain and speeding up healing, getting you back on your feet and exercising sooner.

Better sleep

Insomnia is a common disorder today, and the lack of sleep it causes can lead to numerous other health problems. Soaking in a hot tub before bed has shown to both help you fall asleep more quickly and also provide a deeper, more relaxed sleep as your body cools. Rest has a massive impact on your overall well-being, and using a hot tub regularly can ensure your body gets all it needs.

Lower back pain relief

Lower back pain is the leading cause of disability in Americans under the age of 45. This pain can make everyday tasks frustratingly difficult and can also cause you to lose sleep. Hydrotherapy can reduce the symptoms of back pain and improve your overall health so you can live a healthier and happier life.

Better your health with Cal Spas

Cal Spas offers the widest variety of hot tubs and swim spas in Minneapolis-St. Paul, with thousands of option combinations sure to provide you with a solution to meet your family’s needs. Contact us today or visit a showroom to start improving your health and your overall quality of life.