Are you the proud owner of a hot tub? Whether you’re a well-seasoned spa owner or thinking about getting your very first one, you are likely interested in the many benefits that a spa can offer. From an improvement in your health and social life, to the maximized use of the available space in your backyard, there are so many reasons to buy a hot tub. One of our favorite benefits of owning a spa, is the convenient access to comfortable and effective hot tub exercise.
In this article, we’re going to take a closer look at the many ways to utilize your hot tub for exercise and ultimately provide you with the tools to create the best hot tub exercise routine for your lifestyle.
Set Your Personal Goals
What is your motivation to exercise? Are you looking to lose weight, build muscle, tone your body, or simply improve your overall state of health? No matter your motivation, it can be helpful to set goals for yourself. This will help to better plan your exercise regimen according to the improvements that you would like to experience.
Your Hot Tub Exercise Regimen
Your exercise regimen should be created according to your goals. To get you started, here are a variety of exercises that you may want to include:
- Standing hamstring stretch
- Standing quad stretch
- Lunging hip flexor stretch
- Triceps stretch
- Knee to chest stretch
- Butterfly stretch
- Seated shoulder squeeze
- Seated neck release
- Jogging in place
- Jumping jacks
- Treading water
- Wall push-ups
- Arm circles
- Bicep curls
- Toe pushes
- Torso twists
- Reverse crunches
- Wall plank
Here is a basic hot tub workout regimen that may help to get you started:
- Start with 5-10 minutes of light cardiovascular activity
- Engage in dynamic stretching for 5-10 minutes
- Choose a muscle group area to work on and complete 3 exercises (3 sets of 10 repetitions)
- Engage in cardiovascular activity for 15-30 minutes
- Finish with 5-10 minutes of static stretching and then relax in your hot tub as part of the cooldown
Before starting any exercise regimen, it is highly recommended that you first speak with your doctor to ensure your best health.
Track Your Results
Measure your success by tracking your results. This can help you find out what works and what doesn’t so that you can make the necessary adjustments to meet your health and wellness goals. You may want to track your success by weighing yourself, taking pictures, measuring your body, journaling, or regularly meeting with a health care professional.
Keep in mind that you may experience a variety of non-scale victories. This could include dropping a clothing size, not losing your breath while climbing a set of stairs, or fitting into a seat more comfortably.
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