INFRARED SAUNA TIPS
It’s time to relax from your day and let the soft infrared heat wash over and soothe your entire body! Here are a few tips to get the most from your sauna experience. Happy sweating!
It’s the most important rule of sauna use! To get the most out of your sauna, you must sweat and your body is only going to be able to sweat out as much water as you give it. A good rule of thumb is to divide your body weight in half and drink that number of ounces in water daily.
Do not use skin lotions or oils before or during your sauna session as this will inhibit sweating and clog up pores. Wait until after you’ve cooled down and showered before applying your favorite skin lotion.
We set your sauna temperature to 125-155°F to warm up the sauna. When the sauna reaches 110-120°F, it’s time to begin your session.
Our sauna rooms are 100 percent private, so you can wear a bathing suit or nothing at all. Lightweight shorts and a t-shirt are ok. Swim suits are better. “Birthday Suit” is the BEST.
Achieve increased body flexibility by stretching your arms, legs, neck, and back area during your sauna session. This also increases range of motion and reduces chronic stiffness. Massage congested and “knotty” muscle areas to help alleviate soreness, pain and tightness.
When you finish your sauna session, it is important to relax and cool down while your body continues to perspire. Sit or recline with a towel around you for about 2 minutes.
After you’re done in the sauna, take a warm to cool, quick shower to remove sweat and toxins from your skin. A cold water rinse will close up your pores quickly and leave your skin feeling incredibly and naturally smooth.
You may not sweat a lot during your first 2-3 sauna sessions and this is normal. For many people who haven’t had a recent history of sweating, it takes a few sessions to “retrain” the body/ lymph system to do what comes naturally. Over time, you will begin to sweat more quickly and at a lower temperature setting as your body adjusts to your regular sauna routine.
Take care not to overheat during your first few sessions. If you feel lightheaded, have a queasy stomach, or start to get a headache, terminate your session immediately. As the body continues to adjust, sweating can increase dramatically and body temperature regulation becomes more effective.
These are temporary symptoms associated with eliminating toxic substances, healing chronic infections or metabolic changes in the body. They are an important function of all deep healing methods. These short lived “flare-ups” are generally mild and are positive signs that deep healing is occurring. Symptoms may include headache, muscle pain, odors, and fatigue. If you are experiencing a healing reaction, drink water and lie down and rest until the symptoms abate.
Get rid of toxins and chemicals stored in fat cells through excessive sweating.
Increased blood circulation and the elimination of toxins leads to softer, clearer skin.
Burn up to 800 calories in a single session and expel bodily toxins.
Unlike traditional saunas, infrared heat warms the body at the cellular level, increasing circulation.
Infrared is a gentle, soothing and therapeutic heat that promotes relaxation and improved sleep.
Increased blood circulation generates more white blood cells for quicker muscle and injury recovery.
Infrared saunas induce a deep sweat to make the heart pump faster. As a result, blood flow is increased and blood pressure is lowered.
Better blood circulation means more toxins flow from the cellular level to the skin’s surface. This improves cell health, aids in muscle recovery, and strengthens the immune system.
Infrared treatment shrinks tumor volumes 86% in 30 days. Tumor cells are weak cells and very intolerant of the heat stress induced by an infrared sauna.
INFRARED SAUNA BENEFITS
We are all exposed to hundreds of chemicals a day in the air we breathe, the items we touch, what we apply to our skin, and what we eat and drink. Not all of these chemicals can be processed adequately by the body, nor can they be handled at one time. By incorporating an Infrared Sauna session into your weekly routine, you can help your body rid itself of these devastating toxins, while deeply relaxing for 45 minutes.