Can You Lose Weight By Sitting In A Hot Tub?
The benefits of soaking in a hot tub either after a workout or for rehabilitation purposes are well-documented. Most people agree that they feel better, have improved circulation, and recover more quickly after a hot water soak. What most people didn't necessarily realize is that soaking in hot water can actually have a direct effect on weight loss, according to the New England Journal of medicine. While the actual weight loss is modest compared to actual exercise, every little bit helps!
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"World's Most Frightening Swimming Pool" Stuns Tourists in Zambia
If you ever find yourself on the border between Zambia and Zimbabwe, treat yourself to this amazingly scary experience. At the top of a 108 meter waterfall that is 1.7 kilometers wide, the "Devil's Swimming Pool" is quite possibly the most frightening swimming pool in the world. Created by the receding waters during the dry season, and screened from a precipitous fall by a fence of rocks, the Devil's Swimming Pool gives tourists an opportunity to swim right up to the edge of the abyss.
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How to Close Your Swimming Pool for the Winter
Let's face it, if you live in certain parts of the country and you haven't winterized your pool yet, it is probably too late. However, it is never too late to learn how things work, or to give yourself the knowlege as a pool owner to tackle this task on your own, should you desire to do so. In this article from Wikihow, there are some great, simple steps to closing your own pool for the winter, including some easy to follow diagrams and graphics.
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10 Homes With Saunas That Will Instantly Relax You (PHOTOS)
From Huffington Post
Hot steam or dry sauna therapy is a wonderfully healthy way to de-stress your life. An increasingly large amount of Americans are discovering this fact, and according to this post, are foregoing basement renovations in favor of this relaxing amenity. For those of you braving the chilly winter and sub-zero temperatures, the Huffington Post presents some great design ideas for your own sauna, so you can get started on that beneficial project for your own home!
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10 Tips to Make Your Winter Sauna Session Even Better
From Olympic Hot Tub
There is nothing quite like the theraputic heat of a sauna to refresh and invigorate. Contrasted with the harsh cold temperatures of Winter, the Sauna becomes even more enjoyable. Olympic Hot Tubs tells us 10 ways to improve on this experience utilizing techniques that stimulate the senses!
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