Iceland’s Water Cure

From The New York Times Magazine

There is hydrotherapy, and then there is what takes place in Reykjavik, Iceland.  This post from the New York Times posits that the country's happiness can be directly tied to its communal pools located in nature reserves.  Delving further into the culture of Iceland reveals that man made pools also play a large role in their society.

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Immediately Soothe Your Sore Muscles in a Hot Tub

From Swim University

Soaking in super heated water has been a popular therapy for milennia.  According to this post by Matt Giovanisci of Swim University, the ancient Greeks and Romans understood the healing powers and benefits of a hot tub.  This post explains why this is the case, and the modes that are at use in doing so.

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