5 Compelling Ways a Hot Tub Can Help With Your New Year’s Resolutions

Hot Tubs Help Millions Achieve Their Health Goals for 2011

Scientific studies by health experts indicate several key areas where hot tubs and hydrotherapy can help people to reach their goal of improved health and wellness.

Salt Lake City, Utah, December 28, 2010 – The goal of improved health is the most common of all New Year’s resolutions. With 2011 fast approaching, millions of people are vowing to improve their health but secretly worrying about how they will do it.

Scientific studies by the National Aquatics and Sports Medicine Institute, located at Washington State University, and others are showing remarkable health benefits associated with warm water hydrotherapy in hot tubs. Bullfrog International LC, manufacturers of innovative hot tubs with the patented JetPak System of spa jets, has released a list of 5 ways hot tub therapy can help individuals improve their health this year.*

1.    Hot tubs can lower blood pressure. In studies performed by the National Aquatics and Sports Medicine Institute subjects experienced decreased blood pressure when immersed in water of all temperatures. However, the effect of lowered blood pressure was shown to last much longer for those who soaked in a hot tub.

2.    Hot tubs improve heart and circulatory health. Water immersion helps the circulatory system to operate more efficiently. This effect can be beneficial to all people and is especially helpful to individuals who experience decreased circulation due to diabetes and other ailments.**

3.    Hot tubs improve joint health. Spending time in a hot tub can decrease pain and help improve flexibility by decreasing the effects of gravity, increasing blood flow, and by lessening the pull of tight muscles on sore joints.

4.    Hot tubs improve muscle health. Soaking in a hot tub loosens stiff muscles and reduces soreness. The increased blood flow to the muscles, experienced while in a hot tub, also aids in healing after injuries and recovery after intense workouts.

5.    Hot tubs improve nervous system health. One of the reasons hot tubs feel so relaxing is because they actually balance the opposing functions within the nervous system – the sympathetic and parasympathetic systems. Hot water therapy reduces the effect of the sympathetic nervous system, which is the major cause of harmful stress. The positive effects of hot water therapy on the nervous system have actually been observed long after the individual actually leaves the water, showing that hot tubs help produce long term benefits that include lowered stress, relaxation, and a sense of well being.

Additional hot tub health benefits continue to come to light as physicians and scientists, especially in the area of Sports Medicine, perform studies on hot tub therapy. Individuals interested in the health applications of hydrotherapy can keep up to date by following the National Aquatics and Sports Medicine Institute (NASMI) along with hot tub health updates posted by Bullfrog Spas on their hot tub blog.

The science seems to show that a hot tub is likely to be one of the best investments that an individual can make in achieving their goals of health, wellness, and overall happiness for 2011.

To learn more about hot tub hydrotherapy and the health and wellness benefits a hot tub can provide contact Bullfrog Spas today.

*Information regarding health benefits of hot tubs is collected from studies performed, cited, and reported on by the National Aquatics and Sports Medicine Institute.
**Always consult a physician before using a hot tub, especially if you have any of the following: high blood pressure, a heart or lung condition, are or may be pregnant, have diabetes or if you experience any other serious health condition.

Santa Loves Hot Tubs!

Every December 26th is Hot Tub Time at the North Pole

For at least one day a year nobody works as hard as Old St. Nick. He flies an ungulate-powered sky sleigh around the world, chimney dives into every house on earth (even those w/o a chimney), and he executes a complex gift delivery project with logistics that make UPS  shudder.

So, after each successful Christmas Eve, Santa Claus, and Dasher too it appears, loves to kick back  in the portable hot tub. Who can blame him? The North Pole is a crazy cold place and Santa deserves a break.

santa claus in a hot tub

Good for you Santa! Enjoy your soak.

Funniest Hot Tub Commercials on TV

20 OF THE BEST TV COMMERCIALS FEATURING A HOT TUB … AND ONE REALLY BAD ONE

Maybe it’s because everyone wishes they had a hot tub,  or maybe it’s simply because sex sells, but advertisers love to use hot tubs as settings for commercials. Regardless of the reasons, advertising and hot tubs are a great fit and have made for some brilliant commercials throughout the years. Here’s a gallery of 20 of the best TV commercials featuring a hot tub … oh, and one really bad one.
1. Comcast XFINITY

2. Old Spice

3. State Farm

4. Planet Green

5. New Zealand Tourism

6. Hahn Beer

7. Holiday Inn

8. Wells Fargo

9. Dodge Ram

10. Honda

11. Orkin

12. Heinz

13. BizRate

14. Swiffer Sweeper

15. Match.com

16. Rent and Roll

17. Free Score

18. Toyota RAV4

19. Jack in the Box

20. Doritos

AND THE AWARD FOR THE ABSOLUTE WORST AD FEATURING A HOT TUB GOES TO…

1. FM Bank

Dream Backyards

My Backyard Looks Nothing Like This!

One of the most important elements to any home is the backyard. This is that little piece of outdoor paradise that’s all yours. Of course, we all dream of an expansive manicured backyard with a hot tub, pool, and stylish patio but many of us are stuck with a crowded plot of land with less than ideal landscaping prospects. However, there are options for any backyard. Many Bullfrog Spa Dealers are also talented landscape designers that can creatively turn any outdoor space into a functional backyard home spa perfect for a vacation every day.

In the mean time, here are some amazing yards to get you dreaming big about your space. If it’s of any comfort to you, you’re not alone when you think, “My backyard looks nothing like this.”

Residence or Resort?

At first glance, this backyard looks like a high-end resort but rest assured, it’s simply a residence. Speckled with wonderful stonework and lush jungle-like plants, this setting is beyond impressive. My backyard looks nothing like this.

Lifestyles of the Rich and Rustic

Though this residence has gone to great lengths to remain rustic, this cabin-like campus (complete with pool house and private lake) is not your average squatter’s shack in the woods. My backyard looks nothing like this.

Orlando Box Office

Somewhere in Orlando, Florida, an affluent film buff is enjoying bigger than life motion pictures from the comfort of his/her swimming pool or hot tubs. Not only does this backyard look like an exotic resort but it also boasts a 300-inch movie screen with 8 large speakers, disguised as rocks. My backyard looks nothing like this.

Rink of Dreams

We’ve all seen giant sport-courts at the celebrity’s homes on MTV’s Cribs but this DIY hockey rink in suburban America is in a league of its own. What is even more impressive is that two neighbors sacrificed their entire backyards to host this impressive site. One suggestion: hot tub penalty box! My backyard looks nothing like this.

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The Blue Lagoon

Reminiscent of a scene from The Blue Lagoon, this naturally inspired swimming pool is the centerpiece of a most amazing backyard. With a setting so elegant as this, it’s nice to see that the kids can still be entertained with a slide. My backyard looks nothing like this.

Gazebo Wonderland

This stellar backyard incorporates all of the must-have elements for any great backyard setting: tons of space, a pond, a pool, trees for maximum privacy, a spacious patio and a glimmering gazebo. This looks like a scene in a movie and of course, my backyard looks nothing like this.

Flower Power

While many can say they have a pond in their backyard, this owner should rise up and say, Yeah but my flower’s can beat up your flowers. It’s true; ponds are a dime-a-dozen but when the owner cares enough to maintain a colorful bouquet such as this, it deserves its praise. My backyard looks nothing like this.

Clean & Simple

A shining example of less is more, this New England backyard is simple but oh so sweet. Complete with a beautifully manicured yard and shrubbery, it’s the clean lines that make this one so stunning. My backyard looks nothing like this.

It’s All Good

In this particular home, I’ll admit, it’s all very cool, but the backyard is a major bonus. Look around; imagine living here with tons of beautiful trees, a pool, a basketball court and giant mansion, you know, just to shade it all. My backyard looks nothing like this.

Water World

This yard doesn’t necessarily impress with the foliage but it makes up for it with the water. If the pool wasn’t enough, the house butts right up against the water with a covered dock and a boat that is always at the ready. My backyard looks nothing like this.

Holiday Hot Tub Sale

There is still time to get a hot tub for Christmas!

The Holiday Season is the perfect time to enjoy a Bullfrog Spa with family and friends! The warmth and relaxation that your spa will provide is not only a great way for you to escape the stresses of the season, but your family and friends will love it as well. Everyone will enjoy the personalized relaxation and the atmosphere a spa provides. Spas are the perfect place to both escape and to get together with those you love to reconnect over a great relaxing conversation.

Light up your Holidays and get money back!

Through December 23rd, when you purchase a Bullfrog Spa with any participating dealer you will receive a $500 factory rebate and $50 towards a spa lighting package. Bullfrog Spas offers several spa lighting options that range from a simple single spa light to a spectacular multicolor LED light show that can set any mood. Bring your family and friends some cheer, warmth, fun, better health and relaxation for the Holidays with a completely customizable spa from Bullfrog Spas.

Hurry in soon to a participating Authorized Bullfrog Spa Dealer to qualify for your $500 factory rebate and $50 towards your spa lighting upgrade.

 

 

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