Can a hot bath replace the gym and how to lose weight without training - questions that interest many people. What do scientists think? Their verdict is simple: yes, a hot bath can replace a workout.
Actress Emma Watson says that if she manages to soak in the tub 2-3 times a day, then she becomes the happiest person on the planet.
Scientists claim that one hour of taking a hot bath burns about 140 calories (like one hour of athletic walking). And 24 hours after taking a bath, the blood sugar level is under control, which is very important for those who watch their weight.
How to take a bath in order to lose weight
Slimming bath with soda
You will need 200 g of baking soda, which should be diluted in a small amount of water. This bath will help to remove dry skin and activate the lymphatic system.
Slimming bath with salt
It is better to use sea salt, which is sold in pharmacies. Quantity - 0,5 kg per bath. This bath will help to cleanse the body of toxins, give the skin elasticity and relieve fatigue.
Slimming bath with turpentine
Resin turpentine is made from the resin of coniferous trees. Buy a turpentine emulsion in the pharmacy (carefully read the composition so that there are no allergens). Bath with turpentine will increase the elasticity of the skin.
Slimming bath with essential oils
Excellent fight against cellulite. Oils can be combined. Essential oils can not be added immediately to the bath, they need to be dissolved in the base (milk, sour cream, cream).
Take a bath for no more than 20 minutes, before and after the procedure do not eat, and before the course begins, consult your doctor.