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The Effects of Infrared Wellness
The best wellness treatments are those that provide multiple benefits, and here at FIT, we’re all about results. You may know that infrared heat can soothe sore muscles, but did you know that it can also improve energy levels, speed up recovery and improve your mood?
Incorporating infrared sessions with a healthy lifestyle can help you reach health and fitness goals. Let’s dive into some of the effects infrared can have on the body and how it can improve wellness.
Understanding How Heat Can Heal the Body
Humans have been using heat to warm and heal their bodies for, well, forever. Though methods have changed and we've gained knowledge, we have seemingly always known that warmth is good for our bodies.
According to the American Academy of Pain Medicine, research shows that upwards of 1.5 billion people around the world have or are currently experiencing chronic pain. Numbers like this mean that someone you know, friends, or family members may be suffering from body pain every day. In this blog, we’ll take a closer look at how heat can heal the body.
Are you Getting the Most Out of Your Infrared Body Wrap Sessions?
By Kara Willingham, Sep 27, 2017
We’re going to take a wild guess and say that you are most likely participating in infrared sessions because you want to see some results? Are we right? In most cases, the answer is a resounding YES and for a good reason. Infrared can provide a multitude of benefits such as pain relief, weight loss, detoxification, skin rejuvenation, relaxation and more making weekly sessions an integral part of your wellness regime.
Finding Relief from Joint Pain
By Kara Willingham, Sep 18, 2017
Do you know what is holding your head, shoulders, knees, and toes together? Your joints! These connective and supportive parts of the body can become overworked, inflamed and cause anything from minor to major pain. The joints also play a significant role in our ability to move and in our range of motion. When damage occurs, it can affect the area or areas around a joint, making this common and widespread pain noticeable right away.
Helpful Tips for Your First Infrared Session
By Kara Willingham, Sep 14, 2017
Well, look at you! Ready to try an infrared session for the first time, but not sure what you might need before, during and after to get the most out of the experience? You’ve come to right place. We’ve compiled tried and true tips to make your initial infrared experience stellar.
Fifteen Fun Facts About Infrared Heat
By Kara Willingham, Sep 08, 2017
We're just going to come right out and say it. There are TONS of benefits that infrared heat can provide. Most have heard that infrared heat can assist with pain, but did you know it can also improve the quality of your sleep?
For your reading pleasure, and because we love it we've compiled fifteen fun facts about the amazing infrared heat!
3 Reasons Infrared Should be Part of Your Fitness Routine
By Kara Willingham, September 02, 2017
There are oodles of ways to stay active and fit. For instance, some are gym-goers, rock climbers, hikers, or dancers, while others are runners, basketball players, weight-lifters, cyclists and much more. What do all of these athletes have in common? A consistent routine. Another commonality between the active people listed above as well as the majority of individuals, infrared heat can provide wellness benefits when paired with a fitness routine.
How Infrared Heat Can Act as a Natural Antidepressant
By Kara Willingham, Aug 27, 2017
It’s natural for human beings to feel a variety of emotions every day. It’s also normal for us to experience sadness, anxiety, or depression. When we are overcome with feelings of hopelessness, unhappiness, and fear it can be a challenge to realize the need for wellness. But, it’s during times we don’t feel emotionally well that we can benefit greatly from self-care.