Living a Healthy Lifestyle While Spending Time At Home

Spending more time at home doesn’t mean you need to be a couch potato. While there’s always a time and a place for Netflix and chill, no one wants to spend all of their time in front of a screen.

That’s why we recommend getting outside, relaxing away from the screen and participating in new interests. Not only does it make you healthier both mentally and physically, but it also makes life more enjoyable too.

Here are our top three suggestions on how you can make the switch.

1. Getting Outside

In the colder weather, getting outside can seem like a chore. Yet fresh air is essential to healthy living. One easy way to get outdoors while staying warm and cozy is with a hot tub.

Hot tubs are the perfect way to relax after a long day or week. They can also be used for medicinal purposes, such as easing sore muscles or improving circulation.

Even in the winter, hitting the hot tub for 20 to 30 minutes is a great way to get your daily dose of fresh air while also doing something good for your body.

Simply don a bathing suit, a bathrobe and a warm winter hat and head out to the hot tub.

2. Finding a New Way To Relax

There’s never a wrong time to use your hot tub. Whether you hit the spa after a long hard day, start your morning off with a dip or soak after a workout, you’ll reap the many health benefits your spa offers.

Nothing relaxes the body quite like the heated water of your hot tub.  As your body warms, your circulation works harder to push blood to any sore or injured areas of the body. As blood flow increases, swelling and inflammation diminish.

The effects will even extend well beyond the actual period of water immersion, making your spa an ideal vehicle for pain relief.

Meanwhile, the massage provided by your spa’s jets targets key trigger points in your body for a reduction in muscle tightness and pain. You can also customize the massage according to your needs.

One night, for instance, you might opt for a therapeutic full-body massage and the next, a reflexology treatment. It’s up to you.

3. Having a Hobby

Developing new interests and hobbies may not seem like a priority, but doing so is actually amazing for your mental health. Not only does a hobby help reduce stress, but you feel more positive when you’re doing something you like.

We are big believers in finding hobbies that work well at home and can be enjoyed when you’re alone or with family and friends. And nothing fills the bill quite like a game room.

One of the best additions to any game room is a billiard’s table. It’s a game you can play on your own, with another person or even in teams. Other game tables, such as ping pong, air hockey or foosball, are also great additions to your game room.

When you can enjoy a hobby from the comfort of your own game room, it makes staying home a lot more fun.

Gary Pools & Leisure

Gary Pools and Leisure likes nothing better than helping our clients choose products that can enhance their lives and improve their health. We’re the top local choice for hot tubs for sale in New York.

So, drop in for a visit at any of our three locations to find the perfect outdoor hot tub for your home.

Whether you’re interested in Jacuzzi® Hot Tubs or other leisure products, one of our experts would be happy to help you find what you’re looking for.