How Long Should I Stay Inside a Hot Tub For?

Man using a Sundance Spas Hot Tub to help with his arthritis

As the proud owner of a hot tub, you’re likely all too familiar with the wonderful benefits that it can offer. From an improvement in your health to a stress-free lifestyle, there are so many reasons to own and enjoy a hot tub. To make the most of your hot tub, it’s important that you use it safely and in a way that benefits you. Using your hot tub safely begins with staying inside the water for the right amount of time, which we are going to dig a little deeper into in this article.

Using Your Hot Tub Safely

How long you soak in a hot tub depends on several factors, including your health, tolerance, and personal preference. As a general rule of thumb, we suggest soaking in a hot tub anywhere from 30-60 minutes.

Before soaking in your hot tub, we suggest speaking with your health care provider if you suffer from a medical health condition. This will help to ensure that soaking in a hot tub is right for you and that you soak for the right amount of time and at the best temperature for your health.

Some can soak in a hot tub for longer periods of time than others, and at different ranges in temperature. To find out which one is best for you, we suggest starting with a 10-15 minute soak and with the temperature set to 98-100°F and increasing the time and temperature gradually and in small increments.

Lastly, your personal preference can also determine how long you soak in a hot tub for. While some feel like they could soak, swim and play for an hour or more, others are perfectly content getting in and out of the water within 15-20 minutes. As you gradually increase your tolerance to the water, pay close attention to how you feel, both in and out of the water. If after soaking for 30 minutes you feel like you’ve had enough and are noticing an improvement in your health and lifestyle, that may be the perfect amount of time for you.

At the end of the day, everyone is different. While there is no magic number for how long you should soak, we do suggest that you experiment and explore in a safe and controlled way.

The Benefits of Hot Tubs

Once you have determined the right amount of time to soak in a hot tub for you, you’ll likely begin to reap the many benefits.

These include but are not limited to:

  • Eased muscle tension
  • Soothed joint pain
  • Improved sleep patterns
  • Reduced stress
  • Improved physical recovery

How will you benefit from owning and using a hot tub?

Sundance® Spas Netherlands

No matter if you are purchasing your very first hot tub or are a seasoned owner looking to improve your experience, your local Sundance® Spas dealership can assist. You will find a wide selection of high-quality hot tubs for sale, hot tub accessories, and other backyard essentials. Our goal is to help you create the perfect outdoor hot tub installation and then enjoy it for many years to come.

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