All About Water

Water is one of the most versatile and beneficial substances in the world. People use water for washing clothes, drinking, taking showers and just for funny everyday, all around the world. With the growing stress people endure, water has increasing become a form of mental and physical rejuvenation. Water aerobics has become a popular form of maintaining good health because of the low impact and stress reducing exercises. Even people who can not swim can enjoy water aerobics because the water only reaches to about waist deep but others can be done in deeper water. Water aerobics work every muscle and joint in the body but don’t hurt them with hard impacts that someone may get while jogging. The right temperature can cool down and relax muscles and minds. Therapy has gone a step further with water therapy treatments but it has been used by the ancient Greeks, Romans and Chinese. With the increase in society to look great, water is the ultimate in any diet. According to High Vibrations Academy, “Water suppresses the appetite naturally and helps the body metabolize stored fat. Studies have shown that a decrease in water intake will cause fat deposits to increase, while an increase in water intake can actually reduce fat deposits.” Water has no fat, calories, or carbs so it will fit into any diet plan. It is also recommended that people should drink about eight glasses of water a day in order to stay fully hydrated and it just feels good. Water is a commonly used as a recreational play with people all across the world. Children enjoy water balloons, water guns or water slides to just kick back and have fun. Adults and children alike enjoy boating, skiing, fishing and swimming on lakes and rivers. Though sometimes it can be more of a hassle than a pleasure, all types of hobbies and sports are associated with boating in a high powered speedboat or the slower but just as popular kayaks and canoes. An ever increasing form of relaxation and enjoyment is for people to go to a spa. A spa has various forms of relaxation using water such as a whirlpool, steam room, and the new water massage beds which are water beds with a built in massage table. All of these relax muscles and minds with rhythmic motions and heat. A more expensive but popular form of relaxing is to us salt from the Dead Sea. According to Salt Works, “The waters from the Dead Sea are unique in that they contain 27% of various salts as compared to 3% in normal sea water. Magnesium is important for both combatting stress and fluid retention, slowing skin aging and calming the nervous system. Calcium is effective at preventing water retention, increasing circulation and strengthening bones and nails. Potassium energizes the body, helps to balance skin moisture and is a crucial mineral to replenish following intense exercise.” The Dead Sea contains other chemicals that are equally beneficial and important. In today’s world of fast pace, rushed schedules it’s becoming more important for people to let go and relax. Taking a shower is probably the easiest and most common way for relaxing for a little while but there are all kinds of ways to relax with water.