What Is The Best Time of Day To Use The Sauna? (Morning or Night)

The best time to use a traditional sauna is in the morning because high temperature, non-infrared heat promotes wakefulness.However, the best time to use an infrared sauna is at night because the infrared rays encourage melatonin production, promoting sleep.

Should you sauna in the morning or night?

The best time of day to use a sauna depends on what you’re looking to get out of it. 

Can you sauna twice a day?

It’s perfectly okay to sauna twice a day! It’s important to approach your sauna sessions healthfully and listen to your body, but it’s perfectly safe as long as you do it right.

Sauna in the morning

If you’re on the fence about whether or not it would be worth it to wake up a little earlier for a morning sauna session, here is a pros and cons list to consider:

– Start the day refreshed and with relaxed yet wakeful energy – A good opportunity to meditate and start the day with a fresh mind – Feel fully awake and prepared for the day faster – Who doesn’t want to begin their day with a little pampering?


– It can throw off circadian rhythm and leave you groggy if the morning session is in an infrared sauna – You might lose some sleep if you need to get up earlier to squeeze in a session


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