What Are the Benefits of a Morning Soak in Your Hot Tub
Many people are accustomed to starting their day with a large cup of coffee, however, hot tub owner’s know an even better secret for how to start their day and that is by taking a morning soak. While it may sound like sitting in warm, bubbly water first thing after your alarm clock goes off will make you want to fall back asleep, the opposite is actually true.
In the article below, we will discuss what the benefits are of taking a morning soak in your hot tub.
Starting Your Day Right
It makes sense that if we start off our day with something that we enjoy, our mind frame will be set for the rest of the day. Most of us can relate to the feeling of when we have woken up tired, unfocused and grumpy. Often, those feelings are how we end the day as well. By taking a quick, ten-minute soak shortly after waking up, you will feel energized and calm. If you typically head to the gym first thing in the morning, having a short soak in your hot tub is still beneficial. The water’s high temperature increases our blood circulation, making our heart work faster. Simply put, it acts as a light form of exercise. Soaking the water will help loosen muscles and prepare your body for your workout.
If you do not wake up and head out for a morning jog or to the gym, your hot tub can be used to get a quick morning workout in. Hot tubs are the perfect spot to perform aquacise or aqua yoga without having to leave the comfort of your own home. Most forms of water exercise are low impact and perfect for those that have joint problems or just wish to improve their strength and flexibility. When we are in the water, our body feels almost weightless and our muscles quickly become relaxed, a perfect environment to stretch and increase our range of motion.
Especially for people that suffer from conditions such as arthritis, fibromyalgia, sciatica or post-surgery can benefit from participating in aqua yoga or exercising in their hot tub.
We can all relate to days where we are rushed, struggling to get out the door on time and feel as if our brain is scrambled. These mornings rarely lead to good, productive days at the office. By taking just a ten minute morning soak in your hot tub, whilst relaxing in the water, you can mentally prepare for your day ahead, visualize your to-list and organize your schedule. Once you are ready to head out the door, you will feel a sense of calm and confidence, and ready to tackle whatever lies ahead.
Taking a quick morning soak will also help you feel better about yourself and is especially beneficial for those that suffer from anxiety. Although we are not always aware, out body’s physical state is responsible for much of our perceived anxiety. A morning dip in your hot tub will ensure you start the day off on the right foot.
Finally, if the coffee lovers out there need one more reason for why taking a morning dip in their hot tub is so beneficial, here it is. A side effect of the water increasing our circulation and heart rate means that caffeine travels to our brain quicker!
Now that you know what the benefits are of taking a morning soak in your hot tub, click here to download a hot tub buyer’s guide to learn more about other exciting features.