Have seen adverts for infrared home saunas, the price seems reasonable and am considering buying one for after workouts, etc.
The questions I would like to ask are:
Has anyone got one and are they any good??
Are there any benefits from having a sauna after workouts??
Having posted on here before I would appreciate sensible answers only - if that's not too much to ask!
Sensible.... ooh, that's a big ask
Ok, bit of a sauna lover myself. Tried loads. Don't have one, but I would if I could. Here's the bottom line; a rubbish one is NOT better than nothing. I've been in really good infrared saunas and they don't really work properly.
There's a deep cleansing that you'll get from a normal sauna, that you just won't get with infrared. I'm someone who really benefits from a sauna- I've got rid of colds overnight, or stopped them at the sniffle stage by hitting the sauna hard. Infrared just won't cut it.
I recommend you go somewhere where they have one that can get at least nearly up to 100'. I tend to go for a swim & have a sauna afterwards. There are benefits. The Scandinavians have been using them forever, to great effect. Just learn how to have a proper sauna, as almost everyone I see at my local just minces around and doesn't reap the benefits.
Sensibile enough for ya
Restoring my 'Faith' in the forums 'daddy!
Some good points made & given me a lot to think about - thanks for that
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