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 3. Many benefits? Yes and no

Saturday, March 25th, 2006

In the previous part of Infrared sauna and health series I explained how taking an infrared sauna affects our body, and how our body reacts to heat and infrared radiation. In this part I aim to connect a body response with numerous health benefits ascribed to an infrared sauna. It is important to understand that […]

More recommendations on taking infrared sauna

Sunday, February 12th, 2006

In addition to the overview of sauna taking I want to repeat and summarize some simple wisdoms which can help you to increase your benefit and enjoyment from a sauna. As sauna induces sweating it is common to drink a glass of water before going into a sauna. You can drink a mineralized water or […]