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Top 10 Reasons For Using Your Sauna in the Summer

After a scorching summer, there've been moments when the humidity has felt like being in a sauna. This can make the thought of getting into a sauna sound crazy when it's so warm outside. However, there are some great reasons why you should continue using a sauna, even in warmer months.

Acclimatising to the Heat

Those 35-degree days won't feel half as hot as they did before if you decide to take a quick, 20-minute sauna session before cooling off in an icy shower or swimming pool. It's a terrific way to enjoy the heat without exposing yourself to the sun's harmful rays.

Relaxing The Muscles

The sauna offers a soothing and unwinding environment. A confined space filled with hot air can help aching muscles and tight joints. The sauna is a great way to relax those muscles and calm your body and mind.

Mood enhancer

According to studies, the warmth that a sauna provides gives the same physical benefits as a quick workout. Endorphins are released, leaving you to feel rejuvenated and giving you the energy you need to finish off the rest of the day or to fall asleep soundly.


A stressful day's worries can be eased by escaping to the peace and quiet of a sauna. Breathe deeply and let the heat and steam take care of the rest.

Losing Water Weight and Burning Calories

The longer summer days can result in going to bed later and doing more activities, but they can also mean more time to eat. What better way to chip away at those excess calories than jumping in the sauna for a couple of minutes? Your body burns more calories due to increased heart rate, raising your metabolism.

Enhances Skin

A sauna's powerful and controlled heat boosts your body's circulation. Dead skin cells are removed, facial tension is reduced, skin suppleness is improved, and harmful germs are detoxified. This ultimately leaves your skin feeling rejuvenated, nourished, and radiant.

Pain Relief

Head relieves stress, tension, and physical discomfort by reducing inflammation. Every area of the body instantly relaxes in the intense heat of a traditional sauna, which also promotes blood circulation and eases any pain that has been suppressed or neglected.

Enhances Immune Functionality

Is there anything worse than having a cold in the summer? The immune system can benefit from a sauna session. The intense heat makes your body believe you have a fever. To fight off infection, your body will naturally manufacture extra white blood cells. Additionally, the steam aids in sinus and airway clearing. So, sit back and take a few long breaths.

Athletic Training

To better prepare yourself for a hot, humid race day, the sauna helps the body adjust to increased heat levels. Red blood cell synthesis is also increased by the high heat, giving you more energy and oxygen for a lengthier and tougher workout.

Relaxing Escape

Escape to the sauna for some peace and quiet during the hectic summer.

The sauna is intended to be used throughout the summer, and maintaining your regular sauna routine will only benefit your health.

With a range of traditional and soft options as a modular sauna that allows you to customise the shape, size and design of your sauna and a large variety of ready-made saunas we are sure that we can find the right model for you. Get in touch with a member of our expert team today to discuss our 0% APR Finance options and for more information about our extensive range of saunas and steam rooms.

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