Medical research has shown that heart rate can increase from 60-70 beats / minute to 110-120 beats / minute in the sauna. Even more with intensive sauna bathing.
The accelerated cardiovascular heart activity consumes calories two ways. As heart action intensifies, demand for oxygen escalates and the body converts more calories into energy.
Secondly, the sweating process takes energy. This energy is derived from the conversion of carbohydrates and fats. A modestly conditioned person can easily sweat off 500 grams of fat and burn 300 calories in a single sauna session.
So let’s Sauna Columbus and Central Ohio !