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How to best utilize Sauna, Steam, and Ice Plunges

by Valentino Perrina

How to best utilize, Sauna, Steam Room & Cold Bath (cold plunge) Sauna: 

Many people alternate their use of saunas and steam rooms, or use both during the same visit to the gym. While there’s no hard and fast rule for which is best to use first, some people prefer to start with the sauna and end with the steam room. Before you enter the sauna, drink one to two glasses of water and rinse off in a shower. 

Steam Room: 

Saunas provide a relaxing experience and multiple health benefits. It’s important to use a sauna safely, and to follow specific rules of etiquette. 

Saunas may be beneficial for a wide range of conditions, such as cardiovascular disease and depression. They’re not, however, appropriate for everyone. Check with your doctor before visiting a sauna, especially if you have an underlying medical condition, or are pregnant. 

Cold Bath: 

If you want to test the benefits of cold water therapy for yourself, here are some suggestions: 

Cold water therapy, whether it’s a post-workout ice bath or a brisk shower, can benefit your health in several ways. 

It may help you: cut down on muscle soreness, cool down after a sweaty workout, get into a better mood, aid your immune system, boost your metabolism. 

Our recommended schedule:

Sauna: 15-20 minutes Steam room: 15-20 minutes Cold bath: 15 minutes

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Author: Valentino Perrina