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Sunday, January 24, 2010


If your budget does not allow for a spa vacation, or even a day at the day spa, don`t despair. There just might be some do-it-yourself spa treatments in the basement of your local health club. 
The Turks and Romans were the first people to use steam treatments. They provide heat and humidity. It uses wet heat, which makes it a great choice for anyone with dry skin. Studies have shown that regular steaming can decrease stress, rid the body of toxins and increase circulation. Steam rooms can also relieve sore throats by moistening the air. Additionally, the steam room can alleviate congestion of the upper respiratory mucus membranes.  Most steam rooms work on their own cycles. Although many people try to speed up the steam cycle by throwing water on the controls, this is not advisable. Quite often, this can make the room unbearably hot...continue.. Body
Guys, be sure to wear flip flops & towel! 


Kitty said...


I LUV saunas!
I LUV steamrooms!
I LUV whirlpools!
I LUV massage!
I LUV yoga!

THAT is what I LUV!


theceelist said...

me 2 kitty me 2 especially after a challenging week!