The world, in the blink of an eye, has completely changed. Our life is not the same as it was just a year and a half ago, as the coronavirus pandemic (Covid-19) has caused everything to turn 180 degrees.
Exercising at home became one of people’s favorite hobbies during the Covid-19 pandemic. Many dedicated themselves to losing weight by doing different physical activities within their homes to improve their health and distract themselves from daily tasks.
However, like everything, exercising at home can be very tedious. It is not the same as going to the gym or jogging in the park. Being at home, for a long time and doing the same thing, is boring and stressful.
For this reason, many people chose to equip their homes with a swimming spa, a modern device that has many benefits for the health of its users.
The “boom” that has been experienced during the pandemic by these products (as well as by Jacuzzis and whirlpool spas) has its reason in its great benefits for the body.
WHAT IS A SWIM SPA?
If you are thinking of buying a swimming spa, you should first know the type of pool it is. Therefore, we can define a swimming spa as a combination of a hot tub with a pool in which to exercise.
The hot tubs were designed to solve the problems of space that had people who wanted to have an exercise pool at home and could not because of their large size.
The swim spa offers the benefits of hydrotherapy and at the same time offers the possibility of swimming. All in the same place. With it, you can practice swimming and have a relaxation session, all year round and easily and simply.
A Jacuzzi for swimming is larger than a classic spa bathtub. Typically, these items have a rectangular shape and are equipped with a system that provides streams of water at different speeds, through which you can swim without moving from the same position.
In conclusion, swimming spas are the perfect solution to combine the practice of sport with the advantages of hydro massage.
YOGA IN YOUR SWIM SPA
With swim spas it is also possible to practice yoga. Yes, you heard that right: you don’t have to go to a park to get some relaxation.
Swim spas are ideal for doing water yoga. This consists of executing the typical yoga postures in a pool. Thus, those who do it, will receive the benefits of this ancient discipline and a low impact on the joints thanks to the fact that they are doing it underwater.
The benefits of water yoga are multiple. Here are some:
- It favors the relief of body pains and improves the body/mind connection.
- It greatly reduces anxiety and stress.
- If there are problems sleeping, water yoga will help you to reconcile better at night.
- Increases body energy and improves physical performance; in addition to favoring flexibility.
- Improves breathing and increases cardiovascular function.
- Last but not least, water yoga helps correct posture.