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How to Get the Most Out of a Sauna at Home

How to Get the Most Out of a Sauna at Home

If you’re lucky enough to have a sauna at home, it’s imperative that you make the most of it to reap the amazing health benefits it has to offer. Pain relief, better blood circulation, skin rejuvenation, and stress management are just some of the many outcomes of regular sauna use.

But just because you’re sitting in the sauna once every week doesn’t mean you’re maximizing its benefits. To take complete advantage of the physiological benefits of sauna sessions, here are some habits and tricks to consider:

Stretch

Sauna therapy doesn’t just improve blood circulation, it relaxes sore muscles and reduces the tension in the joints. By alleviating inflammation caused by injuries, exhaustion, or chronic illnesses, sauna therapy is a great way to improve mobility and functionality.

Instead of sitting upright for the entire duration, consider stretching your arms, legs, and back. You’ll feel the pain and stiffness melting away as you ease the tension in your muscles and joints.

Aromatherapy

The calmness and relaxation of your sauna session can be increased manifold when you focus on the ambiance. Warm, dim lighting and the fragrant notes of essential oils wafting through the air will transport you to your happy place.

Aromatherapy promotes optimum relaxation, working to soothe your nerves, offer healing properties, and uplifting your mood. To promote healing from within, get an aromatherapy diffuser for your sauna and make use of aromatic oils, such as peppermint, lavender, eucalyptus, and tea tree.

 

An aromatherapy diffuser to be used in the sauna.

Exfoliate

The reason sauna sessions are so great for cardiovascular health is because they improve blood circulation and reduce blood pressure. Better blood circulation is said to have a multitude of benefits for your physical health, skin, and psychological wellbeing.
To make the most of this boost in blood circulation, you can stimulate your pores to open up through exfoliation.
Whether you use a brush or an exfoliating scrub, gently working on your legs, arms, and face will increase the circulation even further. Get ready to enjoy smooth, supple skin afterward! When you’re done getting the most out of your home sauna, make sure to rehydrate and replenish your lost electrolytes.
A lukewarm shower after your sauna session will help you feel rejuvenated and ready to take on the world!Saunas offer a world of health and wellness benefits, especially if you use them the right way.
If you’re looking to purchase an outdoor infrared sauna online, you’ve come to the right place. USA Health and Wellness has a variety of home infrared saunas that will suit your needs and with a price match guarantee too! Contact us or email us at info@usahealthandwellness.com, we’ll be happy to help you make the right choice.

 

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