The Most Effective Infrared Sauna Collection
There's a type of sauna that relies on special heaters to penetrate deep into your muscles, tissue, and joints, providing you with the world's most effective heat therapy. This sauna type is known as an infrared sauna.
Infrared saunas are specialized saunas that utilize infrared heaters to penetrate deep into your body's tissue. This heat goes far past what the surface level of a traditional sauna can offer you. While traditional saunas still offer a wealth of benefits, infrared saunas are the right choice for those seeking a much more targeted approach.
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Now, let's discover all the benefits an infrared sauna can offer and why you should consider this type of sauna over a traditional one.
What is an Infrared Sauna?
How is an infrared sauna different than a traditional sauna? Infrared saunas heat up much quicker than traditional saunas. This saves you time by allowing you to get in and out at a moment's notice. Furthermore, while a traditional sauna's heat can be effective for a whole range of issues, some aren't able to tolerate its high temperatures.
An infrared sauna remedies this issue by offering lower temperatures that can still penetrate deep into your body. However, an infrared sauna can still reach temperatures well into the triple digits, but it isn't as hot as a traditional sauna as it stays in the 110 to 140 degrees Fahrenheit range.
This heat, however, is known as radiant heat. An infrared sauna's heaters work to heat up your body directly rather than the air within the sauna itself.
The Benefits of an Infrared Sauna
There are a ton of benefits an infrared sauna can offer you.
Here are just a few of them:
As the radiant heat travels deep into your body, it dilates your blood vessels, which increases your circulation. Ultimately, this leads to a bunch of additional benefits, including better overall cardiovascular health, reduced risk of heart disease, and lower blood pressure.
Our bodies are constantly exposed to toxins, whether it is in the air we breathe, the food we eat, or even the beverages we drink. These toxins can cause fatigue, irritability, digestion issues, memory loss, and skin problems. While using an infrared sauna, the heat warms your body from the inside out as it penetrates deep into your tissues.
We also sweat while in a sauna, which causes all these toxins to flush through the skin. Harmful toxins like mercury and lead leave the body and can easily be wiped right off while you are showering after your sauna session.
Better Mental Health
This might sound like a stretch, but it isn't. An infrared sauna can really boost your mental health because the sauna helps excrete halogens like bromide and fluoride that improve thyroid function. In case you didn't know, your thyroid helps regulate your mood, energy levels, and metabolism, so an increase in output for all three of those functions is optimum.
We all know that all types of saunas are great for reducing stress. What's better than taking time to relax and unwind after a hard day? Saunas help increase your endorphins, which are your 'feel good' chemicals, and reduce cortisol your ‘stress hormone’.
It is also said that hyperthermia (or exposing your body to extreme heat) rapidly decreases depression. This also leads to you having a better night's sleep too.
Aids in Weight Loss
Yes, infrared saunas can help you shed a couple of extra pounds. An infrared sauna raises your core body temperature, which increases metabolic activity and heart rate, leading you to burn more calories.
The Different Types of Infrared Saunas
Now that you know the benefits of an infrared sauna, let's explore the factors to consider when choosing your sauna.
Types of Infrared Saunas
Yes, there is more than one type of infrared sauna. These saunas are distinguished by the rays they emit. This includes near, middle, and far-infrared rays, and each has a set of benefits that go along with them.
Near-infrared saunas: These saunas have the shortest wavelength and penetrate deep into the skin, meaning they are most beneficial for problems like wound healing, pain relief, and skin rejuvenation.
Mid-infrared saunas: A mid-infrared sauna doesn't penetrate as deep as a near-infrared sauna, but it does spread more consistently throughout your body. This aids in muscle discomfort.
Far-infrared saunas: These saunas boast cellular-level penetration, meaning they are best for detoxification, better cardiovascular health, and aiding in weight loss.
Things to Consider With an Infrared Sauna Heater
The heating panel is probably the most important part of your infrared sauna. Be sure to be on the lookout for a sauna that emits low electromagnetic fields (EMF) and is made of carbon or ceramic, which are the safest and most energy-efficient.
The difference between the two is that carbon heaters have the most even heat distribution, and ceramic heaters heat up the quickest. There is also a hybrid option of the two to maximize both of these benefits.
The Best Infrared Saunas Available
Here are some of the best-infrared saunas on the market today:
Health Mate Enrich Infrared Sauna
The best part about the Health Mate Enrich Infrared Sauna is that it has a full spectrum Tecoloy dual-wave heater. This means that this sauna offers near, middle, and far-infrared rays so that you can maximize all of the benefits each type of ray offers.
Not to mention that this sauna comes with chromotherapy lighting, which means
You can choose the color of your lighting within your sauna. Each of the nine different colors available boasts a different health benefit. It also has a built-in Bluetooth sound system to further relax during your sweat session.
This sauna offers low EMF technology that extends to its 10 heaters, electrical components, and controllers, meaning it is incredibly safe to use. Let's not forget the extra benefits like ergonomic benches and an interior towel bar for added convenience.
Dynamic Sauna Barcelona Edition 2-Person Far Infrared Sauna
As you can already tell, the Dynamic Sauna Barcelona Edition 2-Person Far Infrared Sauna is crafted for a more intimate experience whether you like to use your sauna alone or with one additional person.
This sauna is known for its even heat distribution due to its six low EMF far-infrared carbon heating panels. The Dynamic Sauna Barcelona Edition 2-Person Far Infrared Sauna is also incredibly durable as it has been made from natural hemlock. It also has a safe tempered glass door and windows while adding ambiance.
You can listen to your favorite tunes as this sauna boasts a built-in MP3 auxiliary connection and speakers. Like the sauna above, it also offers chromotherapy lighting for added health benefits when using your sauna.
Selecting Your Infrared Sauna
As you can see, there are many things to consider when purchasing an infrared sauna. Your infrared sauna can heat up much faster than a traditional sauna, and its heat can penetrate deeper into your body's tissue. Alleviating muscle and joint pain while also helping improve blood circulation.
For those who don't enjoy traditional saunas due to their powerful heat, an infrared sauna's radiant heat may prove to be much more suitable as its heat doesn't reach as high as a traditional sauna.
There are many benefits to these modernized and cutting-edge saunas. My Sauna World has a huge selection of infrared saunas that boast near, middle, far, or full spectrum waves so that you can find the perfect sauna for your needs.
If you are looking to learn more about our wonderful collection of infrared saunas, shop now and discover all of our amazing products available for you to purchase.