Sauna FAQ's

How will my sauna arrive?

Via courier on a pallet

Is this an outdoor sauna

No, unless the listing or title specifically, "Outdoor sauna" then it is not manufactured or intended to be sited directly outside without making amendments or customisations to the product or at least sitting it in a suitable dry housing/summer house...

How much electricity will my item use?

The quick answer is KW's or watt multiplied by the cost per hour   Let's break it down a little: According to THIS WEBSITE HERE - the average cost per KW (1000 watts) is about £0.15p per hour So, if a steam shower, for example, is ...

Which is best, a Traditional sauna or infrared?

A traditional sauna combines the benefits of heat and steam. An infrared sauna only offers the benefit of heat but does penetrate deeper and offers more health rewards. Infrared saunas are easier to tolerated and easier to facilitate in the home. However...

How do saunas work?

A traditional sauna works by heating both the general space and the container of rocks. Water is poured on the rocks and these create steam to create humidity. Modern use infrared heat to penetrate deeper into the skin below surface level and heat from...

Is it OK to sauna every day?

For most people, it is OK to sauna every day as long as you take proper precautions. In particular, make sure that you drink plenty of water and have something light to eat both before and after your treatment. It’s also OK if you sauna 3-5 times a week...

How long should I be in a sauna?

In principle, you should stay in a sauna as long as you feel comfortable. In practice, it’s best to stick to a maximum of 15-20 minutes to begin to gauge your tolerance. A 20 minute sauna will give you the benefits of a sauna without risking dehydration...

Should you drink water in a sauna?

You can drink water in a sauna. It is, however, more important to drink water before and after your sauna treatment. When you are in a sauna, you can have any soft drinks you like but avoid alcohol and be careful with caffeine.

Why sauna after a workout?

A good workout will damage your muscles slightly. Your post-workout recovery period is when those muscles start to grow back stronger. The heat of a sauna relaxes your muscles, expands your blood vessels and stimulates blood flow to the areas needing...

Is sauna good for skin?

Saunas are great for the skin. The heat from the sauna opens your pores and makes you sweat. The sweat cleanses your body from the inside outwards as does the steam. In fact, the steam gets right into your body, dragging nutrients to the front. After...

Do saunas detox your body?

Saunas detox you by making you sweat, this is a natural way to remove toxins. The reason sweat smells is that it is full of much of the same waste and unwanted nasties as urine. The sweat passing out through the skin gives it a throughout cleanse also...

What does an infrared sauna do?

An infrared sauna gives you the benefits of heat without steam making it easier to tolerate for some users. The infrared rays penetrate deeper into the body to offer greater relaxed muscles and blood vessels thus relieving pain. It also stimulates blood...

Do infrared saunas really work?

Infrared saunas are effective and widely accepted heat treatments. They relax the body and mind, loosening stiff muscles and expanding blood vessels to improve blood flow. Better circulation means faster delivery of oxygen and nutrients and faster removal...

Can infrared saunas burn fat?

Infrared saunas don’t burn fat directly, however, they do burn calories. They also boost your metabolism. The faster your metabolism works, the more quickly you further burn off your calorie intake. Even on its own, an infrared sauna can help with weight...

Can you bring your phone into a sauna?

You can but it’s better to leave it out. Firstly the heat and steam of a sauna can do a lot of damage to a phone, even if it’s in a great case. Secondly, a sauna should be 15-20 minutes of deep, peaceful relaxation for you. In either case, the phone ...

Is a sauna good for arthritis?

A sauna is great for arthritis. The heat relaxes the body and expands blood vessels. This eases the stiffness in your joints and gets the circulation going in them. It also boosts your heart rate, this speeds up the delivery of oxygen and nutrients to...

Does a sauna reduce inflammation?

A sauna can do a lot to reduce inflammation. Saunas stimulate the heart. This, in turn, stimulates the blood flow. Blood contains white cells which repair damage to the body. This includes inflammation. Blood also delivers oxygen and nutrients and carries...

Relaxation

Saunas are often used for their mental health benefits. The 15-20 minutes you spend in a sauna is a chance to disconnect from networks and screens and reconnect with yourself. The heat relaxes your mind and your body so you achieve a state of deep mental...

Post-workout recovery

After a workout, let your mind relax while your body repairs itself. The heat of a sauna relaxes your muscles, joints and blood vessels. That soothes any post-workout pain and encourages the delivery of oxygen and nutrients. Increased circulation and...

Relieving joint pain

A sauna will relax joints and muscles. It will also expand blood vessels and boost your heart rate. This means that white blood cells, oxygen and nutrients all get delivered more quickly. This soothes inflammation and promotes overall health. Blood and...

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