Infrared sauna is not a term that is common to many people and if you are in this category you should know that it is a light from the sun but you cannot see it, but it is what you feel as heat. The infrared wavelength has been shown to go deep into the body tissues and induce detoxification through sweating. Actually, it is safe to the point where in the newborn unit they use it in keeping the babies warm. If you always feel warm after you have been locked in an embrace, you should know that this is because of the infrared heat being radiated from the body. It is uncomfortably hot in saunas because most of them depend on the air being heated to get to therapeutic levels and you just have to keep up with that. Moving on, infrared saunas do not depend on heated air but rather heating the tissues to cause sweating at ambient temperature.
You should know sweating is important to your body and look beyond how it makes you feel or smell. Through infrared sauna, you can boost your metabolism rate hence burn more calories. This is why professionals refer to it as passive cardio at times. You should expect to burn at last 600 calories by getting into an infrared sauna. Also, if you have been wondering how to get rid of the waist circumference, then infrared sauna is the way to go. In addition, scientific research has shown using infrared sauna during the evening results to loss of 4% of body fat in a short time. This is mainly attributed to low cortisol levels in the evening as well as high rates of human growth hormone.
There are those who think that it is not that important to detoxify because the body does that on its own. If there weren’t so many pollutants in the air, the body won’t need help with flushing them out but there is so many of them in the air than it could comfortably deal with within the required time and what makes it even worse is that the law does not force the chemical companies to study on the effects their products have to human beings in the long run. You should not expect the body to do all this work on its own as well as to make sure lead and mercury, which are naturally occurring metals, do not mess up the system.