Pain relief and muscle recovery – Floating increases blood flow through the body, in turn improving circulation; the delivery of oxygen and the removal of toxins to muscles. The antigravity effect while Floating relieves joint pain and tension by allowing you to lie flat without pressure points to the body.
Magnesium absorption – While Floating in the highly saturated Epsom salt water, Magnesium is absorbed transdermally through the skin. Magnesium is a vital nutrient used by every organ in the body and relieves muscle cramps and spasms, regulates insulin, relaxes muscles to encourage sleep, strengthens bones through aiding in calcium absorption and offers anti-inflammatory benefits.
Stress release and relaxation – Removing external stimuli, the Float Pod creates an environment that allows your body to enter a deep state of relaxation. The body then naturally decreases its cortisol levels; the primary stress hormone and increases the release of endorphins and dopamine.
Pregnancy – Floating is a great way for expectant mothers to relieve the aches and pain that come with pregnancy as the weightlessness experienced while floating removes pressure off of your feet and spine, while the magnesium absorption aids in muscle recovery and repair.
Rest – The deep relaxation entered while Floating allows your body to rest and recharge without the distraction of external stimuli to focus on making it easier to slip into a state of mindfulness.