Why A Bath May Be Just As Beneficial As Exercise


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Source: Aquatica

If the thought of slogging away on the treadmill fills you with dread, you may want to hop in the bath instead.

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Researchers from Loughborough University in England found that 60 minutes of soaking in the tub may have benefits similar to exercising.

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Bathers who sat in the bath for an hour burned 126 calories, similar to those you would burn on a 30 minute walk. The soak in the tub also showed potential for reducing chronic inflammation and better blood sugar control.

No tub at home? Stepping into a hot tub, or even lounging in a sauna will have similar effects.