Far Infrared Thermal treatment has an Antioxidant Effect on the body and has been shown to activate the body’s natural anti-oxidant pathways helping reduce cell damage.
Repeated Far Infrared Thermal Treatment may also be an effective method of reducing cell damage.
It is well known endurance exercise can increase oxygen utilization from 10 to 20 times over the resting state. This greatly increases the generation of free radicals, prompting concern about enhanced damage to muscles and other tissues.
This extra stress on the body after such extreme activity can result in increased levels of free radicals resulting in more cell damage.