Steam It Out

Ever wonder why so many people use humidifiers or rave about taking steam baths? Well it's more then just clearing up a stuffy nose or relaxing ones muscles.  

Many gyms are starting to add steam rooms to go along with their suanas. If your gym doesn't have one after reading about all the great benefits you will want to find a place that does have one. 

Benefits of using a steam room: 

  • Relaxes stiff joints & muscles  
  • Helps to reduce stress
  • Imporvess your complexion  
  • Improves breathing & alleviates congestion  


Whatever you're looking to accomplish a steam room can help you get there. On top of the benefits listed above, a steam room will help raise your metabolism, alleviate pain due to sports injuries, help prevent injuries, and ease symptoms of a cold.  

After workouts a steam room is the best place to be. It will help start with the recovery process, which will enable you to bounce back for your next workout? Steam also helps cleanse your skin, boost your immune system, and helps detox your body. 


Detoxing is a process or period of time in which one abstains from or rids the body of toxic or unhealthy substances. A steam room will help you overall dextoify. Steam rooms use moist room, that opens up your pores, increases blood and lymphatic circulation, which will aid in softening your skin.  

You will begin to notice a healthy glow to your skin, and begin to feel as good as you look. The steam helps clear out impurities from the skin which is especially good for those who have acne prone skin. 

Even though all these things are awesome, you don't want to stay in a steam room for too long. Spending too much time in a steam room can lead to dehydration, cause dizziness or even a rapid heart beat.