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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Fit Wet: The Exercise Hot Tub Bike

from Spring Dance Hot Tubs

Exercise isn't easy, otherwise we wouldn't have an obesity epidemic in the United States.  Our overindulgence, particularly during the holiday season is potentially damaging to our health, and has uncalculable costs to society.  Those that are looking to workout to lose the excess weight are sometimes discouraged by the intensity of the exercises, and other times thwarted by injures caused by higher impact workouts.  This post from Spring Dance Hot Tubs presents a familiar exercise that can help shed those unwanted pounds, in an unfamiliar place.

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