What is Infrared Heat Therapy?
Infrared therapy is defined as the use of “infrared lamps or heating pads to relieve pain and increase circulation. The Infrared light cannot be seen by the human eye, but we know it is present by the feeling of warmth on your skin. Far infrared wavelengths are safe and used in the body wraps and other light used on humans.
What is the body effect from an Infrared Body Wrap?
The heat from the body wrap penetrates the epidermis, muscles and fat stores of your body. This heat increases blood flow and circulation, flushing toxins out of your fat cells, boosting metabolism and energy consumption. The body wrap burns fat and weight is lost.
How many calories can I burn in a single Body Wrap session?
In a single session you can burn up to 1400 calories and you continue to burn additional calories for another 36 hours because of the greatly increased metabolic rate. You can lose one clothing size in 6-10 treatments.
How do I prepare for my Infrared Body Wrap treatment?
Drink plenty of water before your treatment and avoid using cream and oils on the skin prior to your session. Bring your own Ipod or similar device so you can relax and listen to your own music while being treated.It is required that you wear a long sleeve shirt, pants and socks preferably comfortable and cotton. Wear little if any jewelry and bring an extra set of clothes to change into after your treatment.
How important is it to hydrate before, during and after your Body Wrap?
It is important because water flushes out the fat, toxins and unwanted waste. Failure to do so can cause you to feel slightly nauseated for a few hours. You should drink plenty of water before, during and after your treatment.
Can I eat before the Body Wrap session?
Its recommended not to eat a heavy meal within 1-2 hours of doing your body wrap. Since your body will still be in detox mode for about 36 hours after your session, feed it healthy food for better results.
Will Infrared Body Wrap help me get rid of Cellulite?
Yes because cellulite is the accumulation of toxins and waste in the body’s cells which is what the body wrap increased metabolism targets. In addition to toxins, heavy metals can be released through sweat, causing your body to become rebalanced over time.
Is Infrared heat safe?
Yes, Infrared Body Wraps are safe and beneficial for just about everyone. To be safe just review the contraindications on the consent form and consult with your physician before treatment if you have any concerns.
How often can I get an infrared wrap treatment?
A person with an active lifestyle can use the infrared wrap as often as every 2 days while it is recommended that someone less active wait a minimum of 3 days between sessions.