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Athlecare has an Infrared Sauna!

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Athlecare now has an Infrared Sauna!


But what does it do?

With Infrared radiation you are able to heat the body more quickly and penetrate deeper into the body. With the heating abilities of Infrared saunas you are able to get all sorts of benefits. Here are some that we have found:

  • Recover injuries faster by increasing the production of Heat Shock Proteins (HSP’s)
  • Burns calories. A 150 pound man can burn 400-600 calories in 30 minutes.
  • Builds stamina and your resistance to heat.
  • Improves quality of sleep.
  • Helps with anxiety and depression.
  • Helps with pain relief.

How long should you sit in an infrared sauna?

The normal recommended time to sit in an infrared sauna is around 30-45 minutes. Although this is the recommendation it is not wise to go for 45 minutes if it is your first time using an infrared sauna. We recommend starting at 20 minutes for your first few sessions. Once you feel like you are getting used the infrared sauna, then you can start spending more time in the sauna.

If you’d like to read more about Infrared saunas we included all the references we could find below:





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