2 Person Hot Tubs

From Hub Pages

The benefits to one's health that can be attained by using a hot tub are well documented.  Unfortunately, deluxe hot tubs can exceed $15,000 to install, not to mention the ongoing utility and maintenance costs.  This post from Hub Pages presents a solution that can provide all of the benefits of the hot tub without the huge price tag:  The 2 person hot tub.

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Hot Tub Folliculitis: Prevention and Treatment

From Swim University

Most people, especially children, never give the act of jumping into a public hot tub much thought.  It seems like a fun, harmless way to warm up and prolong the day at the waterpark or public swimming pool.  What these people don't realize, according to this post from Swim University, is that hot tubs are scary places.  They run the risk of dehydrating the bather, as well as passing some water-borne diseases that are present in the super-heated water.  One such disease is Hot Tub Folliculitis, which infects the hair folicles of the person, and presents a red, bumpy rash and pus-filled bilsters.  Fortunately, as the post explains, this condition is preventable and treatable.

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Introducing Hot Tub Yoga for Beginners Video

From Swim University

Getting and staying in shape requires a great commitment.  Fighting against motivation, boredom, injuries, and other life issues that consume one's time are always obstacles that stand in the way of being fit.  Many workout warriors are constantly seeking new and innovative ways to work out, have fun, and stay motivated.  This video from Matt Giovanisci of Swim University presents a 50-minute video with one such method: Hot Tub Yoga.  Combining a water-based workout with Yoga and a twist of Bikram, this video and method might just be the method that keeps you motivated to get and stay fit!

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The Hidden Costs of Hot Tubs

From Pools, Spas and Patios

As it usually the case when one makes a large purchase, the "soft" or hidden costs are usually an unwelcome surprise.  Think about when you purchase a car:  You think you have negotiated the final price, when all of a sudden the dealer informs you of tax, title, license, destination charge, clear coat, extra key charge, etc. etc.  Purchasing an inground swimming pool or hot tub is no different, and the astute consumer needs to be made aware of the potential hidden costs of these types of transactions.  This post from Pools, Spas and Patios raises the curtain on these hidden costs that can be associated with a hot tub installation, which will make the reader a more educated and informed consumer.

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Customizing Your Hot Tub Location

From Pools, Spas and Patios

There are many decisions that need to me made when designing an outdoor living space.  In the Midwest, or in climate-changing areas, the location of the hot tub is one of the most important.  Is winter use of the hot tub going to be something that is desired?  Should the tub be used in the colder months, should the tub be surrounded by a radiant-heat deck?  Should the tub be near the house, or near a pool house, or inside the swimming pool?  This post from Pools, Spas, and Patios gives some great design tips for hot tubs, including some additional amenities that will enhance the ownership of the hot tub and make the experience of ownership worthwhile and fulfilling.

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by Matt Giovanisci, swimuniversity.com

In this guide I will go over every step you need to take before entering a hot tub showroom. I'll cover space availability, cost, how to research and how to negotiate a great deal when you're ready to get down to brass tacks.

Why Do You Want to Own a Hot Tub?

Will you be a new hot tub owner? 60% are new buyers while 40% have owned one in the past and are usually upgrading to a newer model.

According to Alice Cunningham of Olympic Hot Tub, most people decide to buy a hot tub because they're looking for a way to slow down, relax and find balance.

People also purchase hot tubs for physical ailments, including:


Chronic fatigue


Whiplash or another injury from an accident

Other reasons involve connecting with family or saving a relationship. Yes, some believe that a hot tub will save their marriage and taking the time to talk to restore intimacy.

Now that you have your reasons, let's go through the steps of buying a hot tub.