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10 Reasons Why I am Addicted to My Sauna: Part Two

Ben Greenfield | Posted 10.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Ben Greenfield

In Part One of this two-part article series, you learned five big reasons I'm addicted to sauna and heat therapy, including muscle gain, fat loss, joint pain management, detoxification, heart heath and longevity. Let's delve into the final five reasons you should start sweating more.

Naked Is Not Nude: Going Native in Germany

Susan Kraus | Posted 05.29.2015 | Travel
Susan Kraus

Ah, Germany! Beer and bratwurst. Light and fruity Rieslings. Floating down the Rhine past castles. Quaint villages. Cosmopolitan cities with fabulous museums. Trains that run on time.

Dare to Be 100: Sauna, an Extended Hypothesis

Walter M. Bortz II, M.D. | Posted 06.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Walter M. Bortz II, M.D.

As a lifelong endurance runner, a marathon a year for 43 consecutive years (Boston 2013), I am eager to know the deep science behind the universal val...

Finnish study: Saunas protect against fatal coronary problems

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 06.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Alaska Dispatch News

Finnish researchers have a health tip for middle-aged men: To stay alive, spend more time in the sauna. A 20-year study led by scientists from the ...

The Health Benefits Of That Sauna Life

Reuters | Posted 04.25.2015 | Healthy Living

By Kathryn Doyle (Reuters Health) - A study from Finland suggests that saunas might have health benefits - at least, for men. ...

Strip Down And Get Sweaty At Finnair's Unisex Sauna

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 06.30.2014 | Travel

You've always wanted to strip down and sweat next to your seatmate.... right? In perhaps the most Finnish move ever, Finnair, the country's flag c...

Svalbard: 5 Fun Summer Adventures

Marcus and Kate Westberg | Posted 04.20.2014 | Travel
Marcus and Kate Westberg

Svalbard lies at the end of the world. At 78 degrees north, Longyearbyen is a pretty remote settlement, although getting there is surprisingly easy.

'Blowing Hot and Cold'

Jerry Zezima | Posted 08.29.2012 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

Still, I have told my wife that I don't have to change my seasonal wardrobe because you never know what the temperature is going to be in the office.

PHOTOS: 5 Strange SkyMall Travel Products

Shermans Travel | Posted 07.18.2012 | Travel
Shermans Travel

If you've ever flown on a plane in the U.S., odds are you've seen the SkyMall catalog tucked in the seatback pocket in front of you.

Astoria Characters: The Man to the Mansion Born

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Michael Halberian wanders through the central hall of the fabled Steinway Mansion and flips the switch that turns on the 1,000-pound crystal chandelier, big and round as the sun. It's motorized.

Along For The Ride: Miyako Hybrid Hotel

Andrea R. Vaucher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Andrea R. Vaucher

The Miyako Hybrid Hotel is a new property that transports a little bit of Japan to Southern California and, in doing so, provides a very refreshing getaway from the quotidian.

Women on the Verge: Your Presence Is Requested at Suvanto

Nina Sankovitch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Nina Sankovitch

Your Presence Is Requested At Suvanto by Maile Chapman is a strange but addictive book about the shackling of female will -- and what happens when the restraints fail.

Out of Shape and Into Yoga

Jerry Zezima | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jerry Zezima

Lately, I have begun to think that, at 55, I really ought to do more than what is now my main form of physical activity, which is to get up once a night to go to the bathroom. So I recently took a yoga class.