CHECK OUT HOW THE FAR INFRARED

HEAT (FIR) WORKS FOR YOU

Even if you lay on your mat throughout your

class the whole time.

 

 

 

The human body needs adequate doses of radiant heat rays to

function properly, along with most other forms of life on the planet.

These natural rays of light energy are hidden from sight because

they’re just below what we humans can see as color.

 

What is important to understand is how vital this natural

light energy is to your health and longevity. You already

know that your body is made-up of billions of individual cells.

It has a direct and positive influence on the functioning of cells.

Meaning, if you can improve the metabolic health of individual

cells in your body, imagine what the accumulative affect could be?

 

Helping to improve and enhance the health of individual cells in

your body can dramatically improve overall cellular functioning and your health.

 

It turns out; specific wavelengths of Far Infra-red heat (9-14 microns) are

vibrating at the same intrinsic frequency as your own cells. So through a natural

phenomenon, know as “resonance absorption”, you get a boost or “spark” to

your internal engine.

 

Far Infra-red rays fire up your cellular metabolism.

The really cool part of all this biological occurrence is your cells

only absorb rays of radiant heat that match it’s own frequency. So if

the heat energy waves aren’t the same, they pass harmlessly straight

through the tissues.

 

The radiant energy that is absorbed improves overall

cellular performance. The whole metabolic process perks up everything

from better enzyme production to the elimination of waste

by products and toxins.

IMPROVED CIRULATION

FIR causes the release of nitric oxide. This stimulates vasodilatation

of the microcirculatory system, bringing more blood to the muscles. (4)*

 

REDUCES BODY FAT

A group of 20 women riding stationery bicycles 3 times per week for 4

weeks exposed to FIR lost an average of 8cm’s or 444% more as compared

to 20 women doing the same exercise without FIR. (3)*

 

INCREASES ENERGY

FIR activates the colour sensitive chemicals (chromophores & cytochrome

systems) to depths of 23 centimetres (or about 10 inches), stimulating the

energy processes in cells. (1)*

 

REDUCED VISABLE CELLULITE

The mitochondria (power plants of the cells) produce more ATP

(energy cellulite) is fat mixed with toxins that are trapped, in part due to an

underachieve circulatory system. Cellulite is so visible, in part due to a

weakened connective tissue. FIR helps rebuild connective tissue

and has been shown to reduce cellulite. (12)*

INCREASE FLEXIBILITY

FIR has also been shown to significantly

increase the range off flexibility. (13)*

 

INCREASES STRENGTH

Growth hormone release is induced by an increase in body temperature

and not by exercise itself. Growth hormone increase muscle mass, calcium

retention, and lipolysis (the breakdown of stored fat. (14)*

 

BETTER ENDURANCE

Muscle fatigue was reduced by up to 42% when

exposing muscle to FIR (5,6)*

 

FASTER RECOVERY TIME

Certain tissue regenerating genes including interns, laminin, gap junction

proteins and kinetin proteins have shown a two-to-five-fold increase upon

exposure to FIR. (7,8)*

WORKOUT IN LESS TIME

Due to increased production of ATP and quick dilation of the microcirculatory

system, a person can lessen warm-up time and work at a high level of exertion

without increasing blood pressure. (1,9,10)*

 

DETOXIFY YOUR BODY

Increase blood circulation stimulates the sweat glands, releasing

built-up toxins and waste. Sweat is the only way to remove certain carcinogenic

PCB’s, dioxins, phthalates, and volatile organic hydrocarbons. (11)*

 

BOOSTS METABOLISM

The mitochondria (power plants of the cells)

produce more ATP (energy currency of the cells)

when FIR is introduced. (1,2)*

REJUVENATES SKIN

DNA synthesis of fibroblasts, which affects the

elasticity of the skin, increasefive-fold with FIR. The

result is younger-looking, more beautiful skin. (1,7)*

 

DECREASES JOINT & MUSCLE PAIN

Penetrating heat from FIR has long

been proven to reduce pain and increase

circulation to areas of discomfort. (13)*

References

1. Whelan H.T., Buchmann,  E.V., et al, NASA Light-Emitting Diode Medical Applications From Deep Space to Deep Sea

2. Wong-Riley M.T., Bai, X., et al, Light-Emitting Diode Treatment Reversed the Effect of TTX on Cytochrome Oxidase in Neurons

3. Mockel F., Hoffmann G., et al Einfulss von Wassergefiltertem Infrator A auf die Reduktion von Lokalem Fett und Korpergewicht unter Korperlicher Belastung

4. Gilligan D.M., Panza J.M., et al, Contribution of Endothelium-derived Nitric Oxide to Exercise-Induced Vasodilation

5. Lopes-Martins R.A., Marcos R.L., et al, Effect of Low Level Laser on Skeletal Muscle Fatigue Induced by Electrical Stimulation in Rats

6. Abou-Hala A.Z, Barbosa D.G., et al, Effects of the Infrared Lamp Illumination  during the Process of Muscle Fatigue in Rats

7. Wong-Riley M.T., Whelan H.T., Effect of 670-nm Light Emitting Diode Light on Neuronal Cultures

8. Buchmann E.V., Dhokalia A., et al, Effect of NASA Light-Emitting Diode Irradiation of Molecular Changes for Wound Healing in Diabetic Mice

9. Savard, G.K., Nielsen B., et al, Muscle Blood Flow is not reduced in Humans during Moderate Exercise and Heat Stress

10. Hannuksela M.L., Ellahham S., Benefits and Risks of Sauna Bathing

11. Rogers S., Reversing the Neuro-degeneration from Ubiquitous Environmental Endocrine Disruptors

12. Alster T.S., Tanzi E.L., Cosmetic Laser Therapy

13. Demura S., Noguchi T., and Matsuzawa J., Effect of Linear Polarized Near-infrared Irradiation on Flexibility of Shoulder and Ankle Joints

14. Christensen S.E., Jørgensen O.L., et al, Characterization of Growth Hormone Release in Response to External Heating

The above information was extracted from an article written by Dr Wilson.

NEED TO KNOW

I have an injury, can I still attend classes?

If you have an injury, please see your doctor first to make sure Hot Yoga or Hot Pilates will be beneficial to your rehabilitation. Once you have the go ahead, whenever you are attending class. Please let your teacher know every time about your injury so that they can make sure any movements will be beneficial to your recovery and not cause any pain. If you are experiencing pain at all, please stop right away. Continue on with the class if you are not experiencing any pain. Please let your teacher know after.

How hot is it, my friend did Hot Yoga and it was 40 degrees?

Our heating is different to most studio’s in which heat to a 40 degree heat. We chose the Far Infrared heat for it’s amazing health benefits. It is a gentle heat, and the way our heating works is that when you walk into our studio, it doesn’t feel hot. It feels fresh. That is because we are clean freaks 🙂 and also because the Far Infrared heats objects (including the floor walls, your body). So when you start to move, your body will warm from within. The more you move the hotter it gets, so you can have control over your body temperature by allowing yourself to cool down (having 30 second breaks throughout your class as you need them).

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