To be able to enjoy tranquil and restorative time at home while detoxifying your body is now an easily accessible luxury.
Saunas provide you with health benefits in just a few minutes a day, leaving you feeling refreshed and rejuvenated to deal with busy life.
You may have heard about ‘infrared’ and ‘regular saunas,’ and the differences between the two. We get questions everyday here at Vitality about this and also why the Zen Far infrared sauna is different to others.
In this article we will dive into answering these questions and let you know about
- evidence-based truths of how infrared saunas can really benefit your health
- help clear up some myths around infrared saunas
- explain the benefits and points of difference of a zen far infrared sauna
Regular saunas vs infrared saunas
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Most professionals agree that there are many health benefits with regular infrared sauna use. From muscle relief to heart health, from stress relief to looking feeling younger using an infrared sauna regularly can improve our quality of life. These days, however, as we are surrounded by many man made products that produce electromagnetic fields (EMF) we may need to think about lowering our exposure. Using a low EMF Infrared sauna can help keep our exposure to a minimum.
What is EMF?
EMF stands for electromagnetic force (or electromotive force). EMF is found in the natural world by sources such as the local build-up of electric charge in the atmosphere
If you can't handle the heat - you don't have to stay out of the infrared sauna
The benefits of regular sauna can seem too good to be true, it is a fountain of youth, you can lose excess weight, balance your hormones, reduce stress, detox, stave of anxiety, depression, memory loss, even Alzheimers, improve your circulation, get better sleep.... the list is endless.
But what's the point if you can't cope with the heat?
How long do you last in a sauna? It's a marathon sometimes just to stay in there sweating and heaving till you nearly pass out then running for the door to the plunge pool. The relatively new game in town is the infrared sauna with more benefits for less the heat. You can even buy a portable one for your own home where you can ditch the swimming costume and towel
By far the most important health benefit of the Far Infrared Sauna is its efficiency in removing toxins from the body.
The infrared sauna achieves this by a process called “resonate absorption” whereby the frequency of the Far Infrared matches the frequency of the water in the cell, causing toxins to be released into the blood stream and excreted through sweat.
Still not convinced, read on to find out why so many people are using Infrared Sauna's as part of their health and detox programs.
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Remember standing in the sun on a cold winters day? Despite the cold air temperature, you could probably still feel the warmth from the sun. This is because of Far Infra Red rays - a completely safe energy that raises the temperature of objects without heating the surrounding air.
For thousands of years, cultures of the world knew the therapeutic value of heating the body for better health, healing and vitality. The Mayans, Native Americans, the Inuit, and Europeans all developed their own versions of saunas and sweat lodges. Two thousand years ago the ancient Greek physician Paemendides said, "Give me a chance to create fever and I will cure any disease."
Crafted in timber that doesn't out-gas (emit toxic resins) and using patented ceramic heating elements, the SoftHeat Far Infra Red Sauna emits far infrared rays in the range of 5.5 to 15 microns which achieves the optimum effect on the cells of the body. This heat