Try This Post Workout Recovery
HITT, Marathon Training, Brisk Walking, Weightlifting and more— your exercise of choice can leave you depleted– but did you know that research says there are things that can help?
Saunas Aid in Recovery After Exercise
Sauna have been shown to help people recover more quickly from exercise by easing joint & muscle pain and eliminating lactic
Growth hormone increases
by 200-300% after a single sauna use,
which helps with reducing muscle atrophy. This relates to a University of Iowa study.
Three-weeks of post-exercise sauna bathing
increased run time to exhaustion by 32% in
male distance runners. Regular sauna use
may also benefit strength training through
improved recovery & muscle growth
through the increased growth hormones.
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