How do you start your day? With a cup of coffee? Maybe you read the news or scroll through your Facebook feed to help you wake up. You may be surprised to learn that some people religiously start their day by having a therapeutic massage in their personal hot tub.
While you may think hot tubs are just good for using in the evening to relax before bed, many people have discovered that it is the perfect way to mentally prepare and start the day feeling refreshed.
Keep reading to find out how using your hot tub every day, first thing in the morning is beneficial and excellent for your health.
While it may not be every day, we do all have certain days when we rush out the door, with our minds racing on the million tasks we need to try and tackle. Starting your mornings rushed and feeling panicked rarely leads to good or productive days. Instead of starting off on the wrong foot, spare just a few minutes to take a relaxing morning soak.
Take that time to focus and mentally prepare for the day while visualizing the tasks you need to perform in order to organize your day. This will help you remain calm and have the confidence to face your day with a
Starting Your Day Right
If you typically wake up feeling tired, grumpy, or irritable, it can help to begin your day with a pleasant activity to get into the right frame of mind. If you don’t, those feelings tend to be carried with us throughout the day and taken to bed with us as well.
By starting your day instead with a quick soak after getting up, you will naturally shift your feelings to ones of both energy and relaxation. If you love hitting the gym in the morning, using a hot tub is still helpful. Sit in it for a few minutes to loosen your muscles and increase your blood circulation before you leave to work out.
For those who do not have the time to go to the gym in the morning or have conditions that prevent them from vigorous activity, using a hot tub can provide some of the same benefits as a quick workout in the morning does.
You can perform aquacise or aqua yoga in the comfort of your hot tub without having to leave home. Exercising in water is favorable for many people due to the low-impact nature it has on their bodies. This can be very useful for those who have joint problems, are recovering from sports injuries, or looking to improve their flexibility.
Water provides a buoyant environment where you can feel weightless, allowing a greater range of motion where your muscles feel completely relaxed. This alone can make the investment in a hot tub well worth it!
Increase in Caffeine
Finally, if you love coffee and are looking for another reason to love hot tubs, here it is. When you take a bath in the hot tub, water will increase your circulation and heart rate, forcing caffeine to travel to your brain faster!
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