The room is heated to approximately 105 degrees with 30% humidity. The heat is extremely beneficial.
It promotes sweating, which assists the detoxification process using the second largest organ of elimination, the Skin.
Blood becomes thinner, which clears the circulatory system. Capillaries are dilating, allowing oxygen into muscles, tissues, organs, and glands also aiding in the removal of waste products.
Muscles, fascia, and connective tissue become elastic, lessening the chance of injury. When your body heat is between three and five degrees above normal temperature, activity of the thymus gland is multiplied 20 fold. T Cells fight infection, which ensure the immune system is functioning properly.
Warmer temperatures produce a fluid-like stretch that allows for greater mobility of the joints.
Heart Rate becomes elevated which improves the cardiovascular system.
More Calories are burned as the muscles are heated up, between 600-900 calories per 90 minute class. Helping to aid the use of fat for energy.
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