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Infrared Sauna

Infrared Sauna

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Description

Unlike traditional saunas which work by heating the air around you, infrared saunas work by using infrared lamps to heat your body instead. While the traditional sauna is generally heated between 150F - 180F, infrared saunas offer a cooler alternative, operating between 120F and 140F.

Because an infrared sauna is cooler, you are able to use the sauna longer and experience a more penetrative heat and intense sweat.

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Possible Benefits

  • May help detoxify the body
  • May aid in weight loss
  • May improve immunity
  • May promote relaxation
  • May help with anti-aging
  • May improve heart health
  • May aid in muscle recovery
  • May improve sleep
  • May clear and tighten skin
  • May improve circulation
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Required Equipment

Infrared Sauna

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How to Do It

  1. Drink a glass of water before entering the sauna. This will keep you hydrated.
  2. Go into the sauna. Wear your bathing suit or go in naked. Follow the rules of the sauna and do what makes you comfortable.
  3. When your session is over, take time to cool off and drink water.
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Why it works

Sweating is a great way to detoxify your body and get rid of it’s toxins. Because infrared saunas penetrate your body deeper, they offer incredible physical health benefits, while simultaneously  relaxing your body and helping you to destress.

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Time Commitment

30-45 minutes per session.

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Suggested Frequency

3 times per week

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Time of Day

Anytime.

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Possible Side Effects

In extreme cases, using a sauna may cause you to overheat.

May cause dehydration. Be sure to drink plenty of water.

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Tips

  • Try meditating while going to the sauna.
  • Don’t fall asleep while in the sauna.
  • Keep hydrated. Going to the sauna will cause you to sweat and can cause dehydration. 
  • When your session is done, take time to cool off.
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 Health  AntiAging  Sleep  Immunity
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