Questions about far infrared saunas•
Posted on September 15 2022
The benefits of far infrared saunas include improved fitness! Far infrared saunas have been shown to increase exercise tolerance, accelerate muscle recovery and promote muscle growth. They also increase metabolism, flush out obesity-promoting toxins from the body, and promote weight loss.
Which far infrared sauna is better?
Near-infrared devices tend to be very effective at promoting local healing and mild pain relief, but far-infrared heating devices are very effective at removing toxins, improving blood circulation, and relaxing muscles.
Who shouldn't use a far infrared sauna?
Heat Insensitivity - People who are heat insensitive should not use an infrared sauna. Joint Injury - If you have recently had an (acute) joint injury, heat should not be used for the first 48 hours after the injury or until symptoms of swelling have subsided.
How long should you stay in a far infrared sauna?
Use at least twice a week, starting with 10-15 minutes each and slowly working up to a maximum of 30-40 minutes at a time. The best practice is to use the infrared sauna no more than twice a day. Staying longer than 20-45 minutes at a time is not recommended, even if you're used to it, but we'll get to that soon.
What time of day is best for an infrared sauna?
The best time for an infrared sauna is early in the morning or at night before bed, although any time is fine. When you first start using an infrared sauna, start slowly. After you start sweating, a 20-30 minute workout is recommended.