Getting up in the morning isn’t always easy, it may even be harder when you get an “extra” hour of sleep. Check out these tips for feeling your best on Sunday morning when you find the sun up an hour earlier!
Daylight Saving Time wreaks havoc on many sleep schedules even when it might seem counter-intuitive because we’re really gaining an hour of sleep. But that extra hour doesn’t always make us feel better. Let’s look at how you can feel better when Daylight Saving Time ends.
Hot Tubs Provide Many Benefits
You probably know about the many benefits of the hot tub – relief from sore muscles, relaxation, less stress, and more, but did you know a hot tub can help you sleep better?
Because of the benefits of hydrotherapy, your body benefits in multiple ways including improved sleep.
Hot water immersion helps you feel relaxed as it increases your body temperature. This in turn improves your circulation and helps your body release endorphins.
This helps you relax and fall asleep faster and sleep more soundly throughout the night.
Hot Tubs are Sleep-Helpers
It’s a good plan to take a soak in your hot tub for 15 minutes about an hour or so before bedtime. This helps you relax your muscles and relieve muscle tension. As your body temperatures changes, you give it a signal that sleep is near. As it drops, you feel more drowsy, and the hot tub helps you with this temperature decline.
As an added benefit, you calm your mind and prepare your body for a good night’s sleep.
When you fall asleep, your body temperature naturally cools down. When you leave your spa, your body naturally cools down, preparing you for sleep. Ultimately this helps you not only fall asleep faster but stay asleep.
Now that you know another one of the benefits of hot tub soaking, it’s time to dedicate yourself to regular hot tub soaking. You’ll be amazed at how much your sleep improves.
If you don’t have a hot tub, we have two locations in Tulsa and look forward to meeting you and helping you find the hot tub of your dreams.