Slimming Down in the Sauna: The Skinny of It


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Slimming Down in the Sauna: The Skinny of It

  1. 1. SlimmingDownintheSauna:TheSkinnyof It
  2. 2. Weight Loss in the SaunaIt is possible to lose weight with just regularsauna use. Along with exercise and a healthydiet, time in the sauna can increase yourweight loss even more.There are various ways that sauna use canhelp you lose weight and keep it off.
  3. 3. How it WorksThere are five main ways regular sauna usehelps you lose weight:1. Loss of water weight2. Burns calories3. Detoxification4. Stress relief5. Pain relief
  4. 4. Loss of Water WeightSauna use promotes intensive sweating. Thissweating relieves your body of excess water,causing you to immediately shed weight.Some of this weight may be gained back asyou rehydrate. Therefore, it is important torehydrate with water and not other fluids oryou may gain extra weight back in fat.
  5. 5. Burns CaloriesWhile in the sauna, your body is workingharder to produce sweat. As your bodyworks harder, your heart rate, cardiacoutput and metabolic rate all increase,burning more calories.The temperature, the amount of time youspend in the sauna, your age and yourweight can affect the amount of caloriesburned. On average, you can expect toburn around 300 to 500 calories per 30minute session in the sauna.
  6. 6. DetoxificationSauna use helps rid your body of toxins,helping you lose weight and keeping yourbody healthier. Through sweat, your body ridsitself of not only excess salt, but toxins suchas mercury, lead and sulphuric acid.Many toxins are stored in fat cells. The saunaincreases your metabolism and burns this fatfor energy, releasing the toxins.Sauna use also increases your circulation,helping your body to further properly detoxify.
  7. 7. Stress ReliefStress is one of the main causes of over-eating. Relieving yourself of stress will helpyou eat healthier portions.Relieving stress also elevates your mood andmakes you more productive, which can helpyou keep your exercise plan on track. Timein the sauna is a great stress reliever. It isquite and soothing, helping you to relax andunwind.
  8. 8. Pain ReliefOne of the things that prohibits many peoplefrom exercising is pain. The regular use of asauna can reduce pain and stiffness causedby arthritis and exercise through the healingeffects of heat and by increasing the bloodflow to the muscles.Relieving the tension and relaxing the muscleswill definitely help you stay on track with yourexercise plan.Sauna use may also reduce the fatigue somepeople feel after exercise, rejuvenating yourbody and mind.
  9. 9. The Skinny of ItThrough various ways, including loss ofwater weight, stress and pain relief, burningcalories, and detoxification, regular use ofa sauna can help you lose weight and stayhealthy.Coupled with exercise and a healthy diet,the benefits of sauna use are increased.Making regular sauna use part of yourweight-loss plan can increase your resultsand help you meet your goals.
  10. 10. This presentation was created on behalf ofSaunaFin