Start the winter fit and healthy

Learn in this article why the sauna is the ideal preparation for the cold season. Then it's time to get out of the daily grind and into the sauna.
Winter time is sauna time.

Winter time is sauna time

Start the winter fit and healthy. After all, it’s nice to sit in the comforting warmth and watch the snowflakes. In addition, there is the great light. True balm for the soul, so the nasty winter blues have little chance. But why should you only start taking saunas in winter? After all, it’s wonderful to sweat in the fall, too.

Just imagine the sometimes still balmy evenings. You can still wonderfully relax in the garden, but still enjoy the relaxing bath in the heat. But it’s not just nice to sweat early in the fall. It also helps you start the winter fit and healthy. We have three tips in store for you.

Get back into the sauna regularly

As a fan, you may know that taking a sauna in the summer is also healthy. But maybe you do avoid the wooden benches when it’s hot outside. However, by September at the latest, it’s high time to start enjoying those wonderful hours in the sauna again on a regular basis. Above all, you will get your immune system going.

It will have a lot to do in the coming weeks and months. You will encounter sniffles everywhere, whether in the office or on the subway. Arm yourself for these attacks on your immune system.

Exercise is also part of it

Yes, we know. In the fall, it often rains, it’s windy, and the temperatures plummet, too. In short, the weather doesn’t necessarily invite you to exercise outside. But this is especially important in the colder seasons. Exercise strengthens the immune system and keeps the body healthy.

Just think of all the oxygen you breathe outside. If you can’t bring yourself to jog regularly, build exercise into your daily routine. For example, you could get into the habit of walking to work. With so much exercise, by the way, even winter flab has little chance.

Eat healthy

You should eat healthy all year round anyway. When the temperatures drop, you should heed this rule even more. Because your body now needs especially many vitamins to optimally supply the immune system. In addition, you will feel fitter this way. You can even avoid the dreaded winter depression if you eat healthy. By the way, green vegetables like broccoli are recommended in winter. It contains all the necessary nutrients and on top of that, it is in season.

The benefits of sauna

  • Strengthening the immune system: winter is a high season for colds and flu. Regular sauna sessions can help strengthen our immune system and make us more resistant to illness. The alternation between heat and cold in the sauna activates our defenses, which leads to an increased production of antibodies and thus improves our immune defenses.
  • Improved blood circulation: the heat in the sauna dilates blood vessels and improves blood circulation throughout the body. This effect is especially beneficial in winter, when the cold often affects our extremities. The improved blood circulation promotes the supply of oxygen and nutrients to organs and muscles, which leads to higher performance.
  • Stress relief and relaxation: winter can be associated with stress and increased emotional strain. A visit to the sauna is an excellent way to relieve everyday stress and achieve deep relaxation. Taking a sauna releases endorphins, which are natural “happy hormones” that provide a pleasant feeling of relaxation.
  • The skin is cleansed: The dry winter air can dry out and irritate our skin. A sauna visit helps to open the pores and flush out dirt, dead skin cells. After a sauna session, the skin feels softer and more radiant.
  • Improved sleep quality: another benefit of taking a sauna is that it improves the quality of sleep. The warmth and relaxation during a sauna session have a positive effect on our sleep. Better sleep makes us more rested and energetic the next day.


When winter comes, we should not neglect our health and fitness. A visit to the sauna offers a variety of benefits to start the cold season fit and healthy. Strengthening the immune system, improved blood circulation, stress relief, cleansing the skin and improved sleep quality are just some of the positive effects that sauna sessions bring. So take advantage of the healing power of the sauna during the winter months. Schedule regular sauna sessions into your routine to reap the health benefits.


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