Increasing stamina and endurance with infrared sauna
When we talk about stamina in the realm of physical exercise, we're really talking about our body's ability to sustain prolonged physical or mental effort. Ever noticed how after sprinting for a bit or dancing like no one's watching, or after climbing a hill or to the second floor, you might feel out of breath, or your muscles might yell, "Enough!"? That's because our muscles are using up oxygen and energy resources faster than our body can replenish them. When we push ourselves, our heart pumps faster, trying to deliver more...
Infrared sauna and bulking, building muscle
Building muscle isn't just about hitting the weights and pushing ourselves to the limit. It's a careful dance of providing our bodies with the right resources and engaging in muscle-stimulating activities. Firstly, our muscles crave proper nutrition - proteins, essential vitamins, and minerals to repair and grow. They also thrive on consistent physical challenges, be it weightlifting, resistance training, or even intense yoga sessions. But just as crucial as these aspects is the process that follows the exertion: recovery....
Losing weight with infrared sauna - definitive guide
An infrared sauna is a great instrument in the fight against excess weight. Are you tired of those muffin tops? Do you care about that waistline? Does that belly need a little tightening? You’re looking at weight loss as are many others. Whilst weight loss is good, what you should be looking at is fat loss. But even fat loss is not straightforward. There are two types of fat, visceral and subcutaneous. You should be more worried about the intra-abdominal visceral fat, it is the dangerous kind that is associated with a...
Sauna use for skin care
Why skincare is important Skin is the largest organ in the human body and it has several functions. Skincare is also important to many because skin health is often linked to how you look and feel about yourself. Sauna and heat treatment, in particular, also called thermotherapy is backed by science as a great method of looking after your body and mind. In addition to its’ proven health benefits, it also serves as an anti-aging treatment. It has potential as both preventative measures and as a remedy for several skin...
How sauna helps against anxiety, stress, depression and cognitive impairment
Everyone experiences stress, anxiety and most of us are familiar with some forms of depression which we may have encountered personally or know someone who did. Considering that depression is the most commonly diagnosed condition in the United States, it is a real problem in our society. Some of us are also in danger of cognitive impairment conditions in later life such as Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and dementia. Considering the emotional and monetary costs of these conditions on individuals and their families, it is no wonder...
All you need to know about Infrared Sauna Therapy
Joining in celebration this National Physical Therapy Month together with American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), Enlighten Sauna decided to make its own contribution to the community. While thousands of people practice self-awareness, Enlighten Sauna would like to share its experience. This means that today we would like to share our knowledge with you. While Traditional saunas were created in Finland many centuries ago, home infrared saunas as we know them have been invented in Japan in 1965, which makes them relatively new to...