Tag Archives: Healthy effect

Tea of many names

Fireweed tea

The tea of many names Fireweed – what’s behind the name? Many of us have wondered about the reason behind the name of a particular tea, but very few of us have ever discovered the answer. Fireweed is not the only name this herb is known by. The scientific name for fireweed tea or Ivan […]

Heated debate – industry experts clash over sauna science and COVID-19

I’m frustrated and concerned there’s no positive health information coming from the authorities on what to do once you have the virus. People who’re infected are told to just ‘hunker down and wait for a vaccine’ – Professor Marc Cohen With no cure for the Coronavirus, there is much debate in the wellness industry about […]

Take your recovery to the next level

Stretching in Banya No.1

As we all know, it is extremely important to stretch after you exercise because this increases blood circulation and helps your muscles recover from the workout, ultimately alleviating tight muscles and muscle soreness. Stretching will also improve your flexibility which will in turn reduce the chances of injury. So, how can we take our recovery […]

Fitness Benefits of a Banya

Parenie - steam room

Can you recall the feeling of your muscles aching after physical exercise? Whether you are a professional athlete or simply a casual gym-goer, you will have definitely experienced this sensation. While many people believe that this type of pain is completely normal and is caused by overtraining, it is in fact a result of ‘under-recovery’. […]

The healthy effect of Russian Banya

Russian banya steam room

The healthy effect of Russian banya has been enshrined in Russian sayings such as Banya parit, banya pravit (banya steam makes the body right), Zharky par lyuboy nedug istselit (hot steam cures any illness) etc. Since the time of Ancient Rome and Roman thermae, steam bathing, technically speaking, has involved high-temperature steam treatment that removes […]