On: Sauna Use for the Prevention of Cardiovascular & Alzheimer’s Disease Episode: N/A Date: June 2017 Key Subjects: See Sauna write-upSauna sweet spot is 20 minutes minimum, 79 degrees Celsius (174F).Benefits of sauna:Lowers risk of CVD:Lower blood pressure.Balances autonomic nervous
On: performance and longevity paradox of IGF-1, ketogenic diets and genetics, health benefits of sauna, NAD+ Episode: 2 Date: July 2018 Key Subjects: Importance of concept of cycling: For instance,growth factor (IGF-1) has benefits when it high and when it
Summary: Sauna helps to induce hypertrophy (increase in size of muscle cells). Oxidative stress (through exercise) is a source of protein degradation. Heat acclimation reduces protein degradation (and stimulates hypertrophy) through: Induction of heat shock proteins. Induction of growth hormones.