Far Infrared (FIR) Thermal Therapy warms the body which: increases heart rate, the amount of blood pumped by the heart, and metabolism. This response is known as the ‘Exercise Effect’– a similar effect to exercise but without the physical activity.
The result is that the body may burn more calories.
It has been published in the Journal of the American Medical Association that during a sauna it is possible to burn up to 600 Kcalories. (JAMA 1981)