Benefits of Using a Hot Tub in the Winter
You can enjoy the benefits of a Jacuzzi® hot tub all year long. During the cold winter months, soaking in a hot tub gets even better. The heat of the crystal-clear water becomes a delicacy, and your escape from the cold weather. Of course, there are many more benefits than simply thawing your frozen feet.
1. Exercising in the Hot Tub
When it’s cold outside, it can become more difficult to exercise. The days of simply throwing on a pair of running shoes and heading outside for a run or hike is temporarily a thing of the past. Ontario winters can make going to the gym even more difficult for those who don’t wish to travel during snowstorms or when the roads are covered in snow and ice.
Your Jacuzzi® hot tub is the perfect place to exercise in the comfort of your own backyard when it’s cold outside. There are many exercises that can be done inside your hot tub that help improve toning, weight management, and overall health. The buoyancy of the water creates an environment to exercise that is much easier on your muscles and joints. You can begin your exercise regimen with a comfortable warm up, or some yoga, and finish with luxurious, post-workout relaxation.
If you are in need of some inspiration, take a look at these top 5 hot tub exercises.
2. Escape the Cold Weather
A fresh snowfall can have a beautiful aesthetic appeal. Unless you are all bundled up, or watching from inside, it can be hard to truly enjoy the beauty of nature and your surroundings. Even when you’re wearing all the necessary winter gear and accessories, you can still get cold and risk getting sick. Hot tubs provide a warm, jet-infused environment that is perfect for absorbing the serenity of a clean, white snowfall, while helping your immune system naturally.
You are given the opportunity to increase the temperature, turn on the jets, grab a book, or listen to music, while you truly enjoy the outdoors. From the inside of your Jacuzzi® hot tub, you won’t have to experience the negative aspects of the freezing winter weather while you enjoy the peaceful setting of your backyard retreat.
3. Hot Tubs and Stress Relief
Often, the winter months come with a variety of added stress. Constantly shoveling snow, cleaning snow and ice from vehicles, driving on icy roads, and performing any car maintenance outside can put stress on the body. For some, winter is also the holiday season. With the holidays comes shopping, travelling, cooking and planning. The pressure of the holidays on top of regular life and winter weather can add even more unwanted stress.
Over the course of several months this can take a toll on your physical and mental health. Spending regular time in your Jacuzzi® hot tub to simply relax and experience the healing properties of the bubbling water during hydrotherapy treatments can help to relieve stress, improve sleep patterns and soothe sore muscles and aching arthritic joints.
4. Spend Quality Time With Family
Your Jacuzzi® hot tub is the perfect place to spend quality time with your family and loved ones throughout the year. The summer months are often utilized for activities such as camping, swimming and biking. There are fewer opportunities during the winter months to spend time with your loved ones, unless of course, you have a Jacuzzi® Hot Tub.
When it’s cold outside it’s easy to spend quality time together inside the hot tub. Most are in desperate need to escape the cold weather, but spending time cooped up inside can grow tiresome. In the comfort of your hot tub you can create fond memories with your family and friends while, at the same time, enjoying the outdoors.
Contact our specialists at Jacuzzi® Ontario to explore the benefits of hot tubs.