If you're serious about relaxation and rejuvenation, then
consider the many benefits and advantages of a Sauna. While a
hot sauna may seem a cruel punishment to inexperienced bathers,
it is actually a very pleasant experience. The Sauna and Steam
Bath Guide details the process of steam sauna usage and how you
can benefit using more modern but natural methodology.
There is no one right way to take a sauna. Above all, you
should be in good company, so that you can enjoy the experience
in peace. Beginning users should use the sauna judiciously to
start. As long as you feel comfortable, you may stay in the
sauna, or repeat a hot-cold cycle as often as you wish. Avoid
using a sauna if you have a fever or an inflammatory disease or
injury, if you are pregnant, or if you have been drinking. You
may want to consult your physician if you have a disease, such
as heart disease, high blood pressure, asthma or skin disease.
Though it's interesting to know that sauna usage doesn't seem
to harm billion plus people all across the globe.
To get the most of the sauna, you will need; At least half an
hour of time, preferably more, so you have ample time to relax,
a large towel to dry yourself, a smaller towel to sit on, a
bathrobe to wear while cooling down.
Enjoying a sauna is a personal thing; you should always listen
to your body and do as you feel best. You should not remain
inside longer than 30 minutes at a time. If there is a pounding
or feeling of faintness, the person must leave the heated room
and sit quietly. Drinking water with electrolytes would prove
helpful also as well as fresh fruit juice.
After cooling down for a few minutes, go into the sauna again
and stay a bit longer. When you feel like having another break,
feel free to do so.
Finally shower to clean yourself from the sweat. Avoid using
soap as soap leaves a film and clogs the pores. Wash off the
sweat with a skin brush or loofa. Brush all over, even face and
hair. Painful at first, it soon feels wonderful. Brushing
enhances the cleansing effect. Shampoo and conditioner contain
chemicals toxic to the body so use only if needed.
Allow yourself to cool and dry properly before clothing
yourself. This allows time to eliminate dead cells and other
Follow the sauna with a peaceful rest and a drink. Drink
mineralized water before and after the sauna. Make sure the
bowels move regularly, as sauna therapy will increase
As you become healthier, you will sweat more easily. Also, to
heat up the sauna will take longer. The body dissipates heat
more efficiently and fewer cellular toxins are there to be
removed. Results are much better when saunas are part of an
integrated program. The latest resource is an ebook guide
called "The Sauna and Steam Bath Guide", by Sylita Thomas.
The basic goal is to enjoy and relax, and sweat. It's a simple,
uncomplicated pleasure, to which nobody is exempt from access.
So never mind the mysticism: just remember you've only one duty
in the sauna and that's to enjoy it.
About The Author: Would you like to take sauna to another level
than just sweat at the gym? Would you like to almost reach a
high level of peace and serenity? For additional information
contact - Sylita Thomas and visit the website
http://www.saunasteampower.com and get a free chapter of "The
Sauna and Steam Bath Guide Revealed".