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How to use a sauna while fasting Humans have been adapting to stress throughout evolution. Two common stressors throughout human history have been going long stretches of time without food (fasting), and heat stress. Fasting is an ancient health & longevity practice that has been used by various cultures and religions for millennia. It’s been …

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Stop using saunas pre-workout. Enjoy it after workouts for guaranteed results

I’ve seen a lot of people use the sauna before workouts. With public saunas in many gyms across America, it’s easy to see why people step inside prior to exercise. It warms you up. I’m here to tell you to stop doing that. There are 2 problems with using a sauna before workouts. Stepping in …

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Sauna Benefits; Live Longer & Perform Better

People have used saunas and sweat lodges for thousands of years. These ancient methods have been used throughout the world to promote health, spirituality, healing and social bonding among members in various communities – from Finland to Japan. Some call it alternative medicine; however, these claims are backed by scientific research. Regular sauna use can …

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Infrared Therapy is Good for You; The Ultimate Guide to Infrared Saunas

Have you ever wanted to try an infrared sauna? Infrared saunas are a great way to detoxify your body, improve cardiovascular function, and relax. It’s also the perfect place for muscle recovery after a tough workout. The benefits of infrared saunas are endless! The first time I used an infrared sauna was in 2016, when …

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The 3 Biggest Infrared Sauna Dangers; What You Need to Know

Too many infrared sauna companies tout the amazing benefits of infrared therapy without acknowledging the dangers. Admittedly, I rolled my eyes the first time I heard about EMF’s, off-gassing, and pour manufacturing standards. Infrared Sauna EMF’s Many infrared saunas are filled with electromagnetic fields (EMF). EMF’s are “invisible areas of energy, often referred to as …

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Why You Need to Visit Löyly Sauna in Helsinki Finland

Finland is the world capital of sauna culture. The population of Finland is 5.5 million and despite that small population, it boasts around 2 million saunas! There is a sauna for every 2 people. Löyly means more than just the steam coming off of the heater. It is the entire spirit of the sauna experience. …

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Löyly Meaning in Finnish Sauna Culture

Finnish culture is synonymous with sauna culture. Its estimated that there are 2.5 million saunas in Finland. Finland’s population is just over 5 million. That means there is 1 sauna for every 2 people! The meaning of Löyly is important to understand as you learn about Finnish sauna culture. Browse the sauna subreddits or Instagram …

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Infrared Saunas vs. Traditional Saunas; Which Should You Choose?

Intro Traditional Dry Saunas In a traditional dry sauna, stones are heated by a wood fire, a stove, or an electric heater. To produce it’s heating effect, it uses convection (air currents) and conduction (direct contact of hot air with your skin to produce its heating effect). The heated walls and rocks emit a far-infrared …

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