There’s no place quite like home. It’s the place where you can always feel safe and secure. But it’s also the ideal place to improve and maintain your health. Let’s take a look at the top ways you can invest in your health right from the comfort of your own home.
1. Exercise And Relax At Home
Having an all-season pool or hot tub is a fantastic way to increase your fitness level and de-stress after a long, hard day.
While all season pools, also known as swim spas, are traditionally associated with exercise, hot tubs are usually associated with relaxation. Both units have dual purposes, however: exercise and relaxation.
A swim spa allows you to swim laps in place against an adjustable current, while rowing and resistance bands are add-on options. While you can’t swim laps in your hot tub, you can do traditional exercises.
Some of the best water exercises for your swim spa or hot tub include jogging in place, jumping jacks or knee tucks, squats, lunges, wall push-ups and arm exercises with aquatic dumbbells. These exercises are very effective in the water, offering increased calorie burn while simultaneously protecting your joints from impact.
Both units also provide heated water and jet massage when you want to relax and de-stress. The heat and massage are great for loosening tight muscles and can help relieve pain caused by injury or a chronic condition. Other benefits of regular hot water therapy include better circulation, improved sleep and increased flexibility.
Whichever option you choose — hot tub or all-season pool — you can be assured you’ll be able to enjoy the best of both worlds.
2. Eat Healthier With a Grill
Having a healthy diet is essential to your overall wellness. All too often, however, our food choices are made based on convenience rather than nutrition.
One good way to kick the habit of making unhealthy choices, simply because it’s easier, is to invest in a barbecue. Having an outdoor grill makes cooking much easier. Not only does it keep the mess out of your kitchen, but you can also cook a variety of meals outdoors.
Convenience aside, there are multiple benefits of barbecuing.
When meat and vegetables are cooked on a grill, the nutrients and vitamins are sealed in, giving you a more nutritious and filling meal. Barbecuing can even make your meat leaner because the excess fat drips off through the grates.
3. Have a Hobby
Having a hobby may not seem essential to your health, but finding enjoyable ways to spend your time at home actually has numerous benefits.
Engaging in a hobby can relieve stress, which is good for your mental and physical health — because we all know too much stress can have an impact on your overall wellness.
If you don’t already have a hobby, why not consider a game room? A game room is something you can enjoy with your entire household or on your own if no one else is home.
The best addition that any game room can have is a pool table. Pool is a game you can play solo, with another person or even in pairs. Other additions to your room could include a ping pong table, shuffleboard, and a seating area for cards and board games.
Premium Home Leisure
If you’re looking for more ways to stay healthy at home, Premium Home Leisure can help. Located in Saskatoon, we‘re your top provider of hot tubs and swim spas in Saskatchewan.
Stop by for a visit at our showroom to shop from our fleet of large swim spas for sale.
Our experts are always on-hand to talk to you and answer questions ranging from swim spa costs to the best hot tub model for your home.