Hammocks are nothing but the nets we use to sway in the garden. Everyone from a new born to a ninety year old person feel very happy to sway in a hammock. Hammocks were hand woven in earlier days. But, with the improvement of technology, machine weaved hammocks are available nowadays. Though a time taking process, hand woven hammocks gives a needed comfort you’ll need. Tie the hammocks to the trees in your garden and forget the world around you. It is essential to take care about the knots you use while making the hammock. The square knot, double half hitch and the full hitch knots are used while making the hammock. That’s why, if you are a hammock lover, it is essential to learn about these knots.
Apart from the joy, there are a great number of health benefits that are being enjoyed by spending certain amount of time in hammocks regularly.
Lying down in a hammock makes your body hang freely in air, you can enjoy the rare bright sunlight in sunny days, and it is lot more fun to hang in a hammock.
Swaying in a hammock helps you to forget about the world around you. This will automatically reduce your stress levels. A stress free brain can concentrate virtually on anything without any pressure. Thus, hammocks help to reduce the stress levels of your body and invites serenity into your life.
Hammocks help to reduce the stress, and thereby reduce the blood pressure levels. Hence, they even help to gain control over emotional problems.
Hammocks provide physical health apart from the mental well being. Wondering how? As you lie down in a hammock, all your vertebrae align properly with the head and tail bones of the spinal cord aligned properly. This will automatically transform you into a state of meditation, which enables the body to rejuvenate from losses and helps to obtain relief from body aches. Thus, you can improve your overall physical health.
Lying down in a hammock for sometime helps to improve the brain activity. This fact is being used in treating autism and other problems such as poor ability to read and understand. Even the medical practitioners are recommending hammocks to cure the above problems.
Knowing the incredible health benefits offered by hammocks, it is recommended to hang a hammock at least within the house if you do not have an opportunity to hang it in a garden. To have the full benefits make sure that the posts are nearly ten feet away from each other.
There are a great number of hammock varieties. Double hammocks help you to have fun along with a partner. There are different varieties of hammocks basing on the location you wish to use them such as beach hammocks, patio hammocks, water hammocks, and a lot more. For infants there are special baby hammocks. If you swing the babies in a hammock, they will immediately go to sleep without the need for bed time story or song.
If your daily busy routine does not give you an opportunity to spend time in hammocks, make time at least at the weekend and enjoy those invaluable health benefits offered by these hammocks.