Archive for the ‘Health’ Category

  • Considering a hot tub birth?

    Nov 7, 17 • General Interest, HealthNo Comments
    Considering a hot tub birth?

    Water births have become increasingly popular among women looking at alternative birthing options. While study data indicates water immersion is offered in more than 60 per cent of births, a case report published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ) is highlighting a risk. “Canadian Baby Suffers Multiple Organ Failure After Hot Tub Birth” It’s a
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  • Is a hot tub a fountain of youth?

    Aug 21, 17 • Health, Hot TubsNo Comments
    Is a hot tub a fountain of youth?

    Is the fountain of youth in your backyard? It turns out the answer might in fact be a resounding, “YES”!! With so many of us rushing from one place to the next, self-care and the need for pampering has taken a hard hit. In fact, many modern day homes showcase beautiful bathrooms with gorgeous walk-in
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  • Hot Tub Diet

    Apr 13, 17 • Health, Hot TubsNo Comments
    Hot Tub Diet

    Can you get the benefits of exercise from sitting in your hot tub? Researchers from Loughborough University studied 12 men (we know, we know) in an experiment to compare the benefits of having a long, hot bath versus an hour of cycling. While technically one can burn significantly more calories (average 630) during a one hour
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  • CDC Warns Public Pools, Hot Tubs Have Health and Safety Problems

    May 24, 16 • Health, SafetyNo Comments
    CDC Warns Public Pools, Hot Tubs Have Health and Safety Problems

    According to the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly 80% of all public pools including kiddie pools and hot tubs have had at least one violation. Researchers looked at 84,187 routine routine inspections related to 48,632 public aquatic venues including swimming pools, kiddie pools, water splash pads and playgrounds, hot tubs and other
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  • Is a Hot Tub a Novelty Item?

    Apr 12, 16 • Health, Hot TubsNo Comments
    Is a Hot Tub a Novelty Item?

    Misconceptions run rampant in the hot tub and spa industry. From how often to change the filter to whether you should saltwater chlorinate. Bottom line, everyone has an opinion and that’s perfectly acceptable! Is a Hot Tub a Novelty Item? Always a hot topic, especially as homeowners start planning their outdoor spaces for the spring
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  • 2016 Hot Tub Trends – Chromatherapy

    Jan 13, 16 • Health, Hot TubsNo Comments
    2016 Hot Tub Trends – Chromatherapy

    As we hit the middle of January, already the hot tub and spa industry is abuzz with discussion around the latest trends.  One of the topics we keep hearing bounced around is chromatherapy. Considered an advanced therapy option used in conjunction with hydrotherapy, chromatherapy is the use of coloured lights to enhance a shower or
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  • It’s Cold Outside – Winter Hot Tubbing

    Jan 4, 16 • Health, Hot TubsNo Comments
    It’s Cold Outside – Winter Hot Tubbing

    A Hot Tub Covers Canada customer recently shared her favourite winter escape on our page, and it made us smile. “After a long drive home in terrible conditions, I quickly shovelled a path to my hot tub, cleared off my cover, put a towel on my warmer, and escaped to the bubbling water.”  Susan’s experience tends to match
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  • HotSprings World Creates Pink Hot Tub

    Sep 11, 15 • Health, In the newsNo Comments
    HotSprings World Creates Pink Hot Tub

    What does a UK hot tub manufacturer do when its employees are affected by cancer?  It crafts a one-of-a-kind pink hot tub to raffle off for charity! HotSprings World was commissioned to build a splashing pink Freeflow Cascina hot tub with matching hot tub cover, water care package and steps.  The total value of the package
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  • Hot Tub Exercises for Hands and Wrists

    Jul 1, 15 • HealthNo Comments
    Hot Tub Exercises for Hands and Wrists

    A friend recently had a consultation for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.  Before her Doctor will entertain surgery, he suggested taking advantage of her hot tub.  Why?  It turns out there are a list of hot tub exercises for hands and wrists. Much like hot tub owners who enjoy a daily, therapeutic soak, individuals suffering from Carpal
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  • CDC Warns of Parasite Cryptosporidium

    Jun 26, 15 • Health, Hot Tubs, PoolsNo Comments
    CDC Warns of Parasite Cryptosporidium

    The Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a report this week, which noted an increase in parasitic outbreaks related to treated swimming pools and hot tubs.  The hardy parasite found in fecal matter, cryptosporidium, causes severe cases of diarrhea.  Since the CDC first reported an outbreak in 1988, the number of cases has
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