Jim Strange's Article in Health and Fitness

168 Hot Tubs: The natural way to relax and unwind
Hot tub usage stimulates exercise but has significantly reduced stress to the heart. Soaking in hot water increases heart rate and helps in lowering blood pressure while other forms of exercises have the reverse effect. This is especially beneficial for cardiovascular patients. However, patients should always consult their physicians for recommended usage and exercise methods.
Posted on Mar-22-2010