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How to use a swim spa for a cold weather workout
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How to Use a Swim Spa for a Cold-Weather Workout

Wondering if you can use a swim spa for year-round health and wellness? In a time when staying healthy and active can be challenging, a swim spa is an excellent way to make the most of your exercise routine. Snow on the ground does not need to hamper your ability to stay fit and active. A swim spa offers just the features you need to get the most out of your personal fitness with the bonus therapeutic benefits you get from warm water. Read on to discover how to use a swim spa for a cold-weather workout.

Can a good total body workout be achieved using a swim spa?

Absolutely! Using your swim spa in cold weather is an excellent idea. Slip into the warmth of your ideal temperature-controlled water and get ready for the swim of your life. A swim spa provides a continuous swimming experience that can be controlled through a digital control panel. Using the panel allows you to adjust the pace of the water flow. But make no mistake — this doesn’t have to be a stroll in the park. You can have a very challenging workout based on the speed of the water flow. This will also activate your stabilizer muscles as you maintain good form and position. Adjust the water current speed for your perfect cold-weather workout.

Popular Swim Spa Exercises

Swimming in your swim spa is not the only way that you can get a great work out. There are also a wide variety of cross-training and HITT workouts that can be enjoyed in a swim spa. With so many exercises to choose from, you won’t be bored using your swim spa for a cold-weather workout!

Some exercises include:

  • Jumping Jacks
  • Lunges
  • Rowing
  • Squats
  • Jogging
  • Reverse Crunches
  • Flutter Kicks
  • Triceps Push
  • Kickbacks
  • Shoulder Press
  • Chest Press

Additional Workout Equipment

Adding some additional pieces to use in your workouts will help you in your quest for cold-weather fitness. Having additional equipment will add variety and increase the difficulty of some of your exercises. Some popular pieces to add are water dumbbells and resistance bands. You’ll build strength while enjoying the calming warmth of your swim spa’s water.

Is there room for someone to relax while someone exercises?

Wondering if you have to call dibs on the swim spa? No need! There is plenty of room to share. While you are swimming laps or doing a HIIT workout, there is certainly ample room for those who wish to relax and enjoy the therapeutic benefits that come from a warm hydrotherapy massage. What’s even better is once your workout is finished, you can join them in a relaxing soak. Taking the time after a workout to stretch, drink some water, and relax in your swim spa’s hydrotherapy jets will keep you flexible and combat muscle soreness.

Owning a swim spa gives you some of the best options for health, fitness, and fun. Smaller than a full-sized pool, you can have an incredible aquatic space with less maintenance. Make a commitment to your good health with all the fabulous advantages that a swim spa offers you.

Come see us today at Juniper where we carry a broad selection of Tidal Fit® Swim Spas that are sure to please. You’ll be on your way to better health and wellness in no time!

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