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Sweating is not a solution for weight loss.

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My functional medicine doctor got a far infrared sauna for her office recently, and from what she's said & I've read, they're very good for both blood & lymph circulation, and sweating is good for detox. Her guidelines for using the sauna insist on good hydration before, during & after each session, and recommend chlorella to aid with detox. I've been going for hour-long sessions for about a month, and over time you begin to sweat faster, and it feels great.

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Sweating because of the suit and not the lights, eh, @fwarren1? 🙂


Good explanation of the function of sweat and the need to remain hydrated while working out. Of course, sweating while working out is a good thing, but it is the working out that provides weight loss benefits. I always workout to sweat, but the point of that is that sweat helps rid the body of impurities. 


Keep busting those weight loss myths and cons!



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