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Does Sweating Release Toxins?

Melissa Edmonds | Posted 10.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Melissa Edmonds

"Sweating out toxins" is one of the commonly listed benefits of hot yoga and in-home saunas. You've heard the claim before, but have you ever wondered...

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 Un...

Sweat Equity: 13 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Finnish Saunas

Pam Grout | Posted 11.13.2014 | Travel
Pam Grout

There are more saunas than cars in Finland and, unlike the rest of us who view a hop in the sauna as a luxury, the Finns consider their weekly sauna as a necessity, right up there with food, rye bread and vodka.

PHOTOS: The Sexy, Sweaty New Home Trend

Posted 09.02.2013 | HuffPost Home

Saunas are hot -- a hot home trend that is. Puns aside, steam rooms really are becoming more and more popular these days. Back in 2010, the Wall Stree...

I'm Having a Physical Fitness Fit

Laverne H. Bardy | Posted 02.02.2013 | Fifty
Laverne H. Bardy

I hate exercise! There is nothing about being hot, exhausted and in pain that appeals to me. The most active thing I did this week was struggle to rip open a bag of Oreos.

The Bath House

Erin Barnes | Posted 01.29.2012 | Denver
Erin Barnes

It must speak volumes to Belle von Bonaventure de Bacon's adventurous spirit that for our first one-on-one lady date, we would be totally naked. For some, this would be a terrifying surprise, but I was thrilled.

A Toxic World?

Dr. Jeffrey McCombs | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jeffrey McCombs

Some people think that the body is adequately equipped for detoxification, but if it were, we wouldn't have words like carcinogen, teratogens, reproductive toxicants, and endocrine disruptors.