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sauna bath

A hot, humid atmosphere created in a small enclosed area (often paneled in cedar) by pouring water on rocks heated, e.g., by an electric heater.
See also: bath
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Sauna baths are most often practiced for recovery after exercise [6, 7].
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The study analysed the effects of a 30-minute sauna bath in 100 participants.
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Try to maintain an even body temperature-After your workout you should not take an extremely hot or cold shower, or a sauna bath, as these can increase the workload on your heart.