Infrared sauna: 1000 Calorie myth

Thursday, October 12th, 2006

Claim that an infrared sauna can burn 600 Calories per session (or even 1000) is one of the most widespread arguments about infrared sauna benefits for weight loss and cardiovascular system training. It is evident if you search for ‘(1000|600) calorie infrared sauna’ in Google. Many infrared sauna sellers, even long-established ones, have this claim […]

Infrared sauna and health: Part 2. Human body reaction to heat

Tuesday, March 21st, 2006

Our environment rapidly changes when we enter into an infrared sauna. From our normal indoor surroundings with temperature around 70 – 85 F (20 – 30 C) we step into a room with air heated up to 110 – 130 F (45 – 60 C). Not only the temperature is higher, but also many infrared […]