Posts in Health and Fitness Categories

Tips and advice for staying fit and living a healthy, happy life.

Top 5 ways to manage stress (Practical ideas, relaxation tips and more...)

We can all get stressed from time to time. While a little tension can be okay, too much over a long period can be seriously bad for your health. Here are 5 tips to manage your stress and feel more relaxed.

Longevity and aging well. (A Dr's take on improving quality of life)

A Case Study with Dr . Don Rabush
As both a rehabilitation expert and a spa user for more than three decades, Dr Don Rabush is uniquely positioned to comment on the therapeutic benefits of spas and swim spas.

The health benefits of de-stressing in a spa or swim spa

Too much stress in life is not fun and can affect our health in a whole range of ways. You could spend a fortune on de-stressing, but for the cost of a swim spa, you can have a lifetime of stress therapy right in your own home.

The benefits of swim spa power training

Swim spas are used around the world by sporting professionals to complement their power training.
Excellent exercise machines, swim spas offer a well-rounded fitness programme without having to spend all your time (and money) in a gym.

How swim spas help muscle strengthening

Studies show that you can lose up to 30% of muscle strength between the ages of 50 and 70. A swim spa can help.

Cross-training in your swim spa

Leading expert in swim spa exercise, Dr. Rick McAvoy says it not only allows you to train harder but smarter. “The unique aquatic environment affects almost every system of your body positively,” he says.

Swim spas excellent for improving balance for elderly

You may be aware that older people have a much higher rate of falls than younger people, often with very serious consequences. In fact, falls are a leading cause of injury-related morbidity and mortality among older adults.

Are Epsom salts ok to use in spas? A warning:

By Dr. Kyle
Epsom Salts, were first named for a saline spring in Surrey, England and have the official chemical composition being Magnesium Sulphate which is an Alkaline chemical compound.

Assisting with Restless Legs Syndrome by using your spa or spa pool.

By Dr. Kyle
Many people suffer with Restless Legs Syndrome, which is the common name for the disease Willis-Ekbom. It is a neurological disorder with the most noted symptom being a constant desire to move the legs or body part that is uncomfortable.

Helping Parkinson’s Disease and Multiple Sclerosis spasms with the use of spas.

By Dr. Kyle
Many people who have Parkinson’s Disease and Multiple Sclerosis suffer from extreme muscle spasms that can be a part of the disease process. Spas and spa pools have long been used throughout Europe to assist with muscle clonus (Spastic) nature.