Massage and Saunas

There are many benefits of using massage and saunas together to help improve the health of your body. Massage can help relieve pressure points in the body and help the muscles relax. Saunas have the same benefits but work differently on the body. This is why combining the two is a fantastic idea if you want to feel great at all times.

Having a sauna before you get a massage will loosen up your muscles so that the therapist can get right to work on the parts of the body that need the most work. It will not only make the therapist’s work easier, but will help you feel relaxed even before he/she starts. This will add to the total effect of the massage.

Both the use of a sauna and a massage will help the circulation of your body. This is especially true of the skin. Through gentle massage, the blood flow to the skin increases, just as it does from the heat of the sauna. This will result in healthier looking skin. The heat and the massage oils will also increase the elasticity of the skin leaving it smooth and refreshed.

Through the use of saunas, you can help your body release toxins. When you have a massage just afterwards, then the body is able to get rid of even more harmful toxins. If you have a relaxing massage, the therapist will not work as deeply as he/she would in a deep tissue massage. This type of massage helps the body get rid of the wastes that have accumulated in the muscles over a period of time. If you decide that you would prefer to have a sauna after your massage, it will give the body the perfect medium to get rid of these toxins through the sweat glands.



Source by Jim Poniente

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