Heat Bathing Benefits
Sauna Benefits Deep Dive and Optimal Use
Found My Fitness
Dr. Rhonda Patrick is interviewed by MedCram co-founder Kyle Allred on the effects of sauna. She discusses how as an exercise mimetic, sauna use has anti-inflammatory, mood-elevating, and detoxifying properties that research increasingly shows may deliver cardiovascular and brain benefits.
The Science & Health Benefits of Deliberate Heat Exposure
Dr. Andrew Huberman digs into the weeds of how deliberate heat exposure impacts body temperature, metabolism, heart health, hormone production, exercise recovery, cognition, mood, and longevity. He shares protocols incl. exposure times, temp ranges to consider, time of day, and delivery mechanisms (sauna vs. hot bath vs. open air heat, etc.) in order to achieve different specific outcomes, including dramatic growth hormone releases, or reduction in cortisol levels.
Trumpkin's Notes on Building a Sauna
Walker Angell outlines his experiences building a sauna in the United States, with detailed notes on how lots of English instruction is flawed (compared to it's Finnish and European counterparts.) A must-read if you're building a sauna.
Sauna Build, From Start to Finnish
Glenn Auerbach's step-by-step guide to building a sauna, used by thousands (incl our founder Robert) to build their own saunas.