Winter in Albany, NY is not for the faint of heart. It’s not uncommon for there to be a string of days where the temperature barely breaks out of the 30s. This is the perfect weather for cuddling up in front of a warm fireplace. It’s also the perfect weather for taking a dip in a backyard hot tub. While it might seem odd to want to go out of the snow wearing your “hot tub outfit” there are actually many benefits to be found from a hot tub session even in the most chilly of temperatures.
If you are having trouble getting to sleep at night a quick session in the hot tub before heading to bed might just do the trick. The soothing heat found in those waters can reduce the tension and stress built up in your body over the course of a day. The simple pleasure of floating in warm water is totally relaxing. There have also been studies that have found that the drop in body temperature that occurs after getting out of your hot tub could actually help you get to sleep faster. The recommendation is for 15 minutes in a hot tub at least 90 minutes before you go to bed.
Along with the benefits of helping you fall asleep, a hot tub that has massaging jets can work to relax muscles and stiff joints. This is referred to as hydrotherapy and is recommended by doctors to many of their patients who suffer from arthritis or rheumatoid arthritis. This relaxation of the muscles in turn creates decrease pain and stiffness which allows the hot tub user to get a lot more accomplished during the course of the day.
A hot tub can also help your heart. When soaking in those warm waters your blood vessels will open up which decreases blood pressure and improves circulation. This also had an added effect of providing a boost for your immune system and digestion. There have been also studies conducted to show that a half hour a day session in a hot tub can help persons who been diagnosed with type II diabetes to help lower their blood sugar, lose weight and improve their sleep patterns. This is especially important for those folks who might have trouble exercising but are still looking for the benefits of proper blood circulation.
All of this adds up to a great list of why you should have hot tub brewing in your backyard. If you’re saddled with an old hot tub that needs to be disposed of then you should call in a professional team of junk removers, like Junk King Capital District, who will be well versed in this type of hot tub breakdown & disposal. Breaking down a hot tub and loading the pieces onto a truck is definitely a team effort but that’s not something you need to concern yourself with as long as you have the right help.