There are many different ways to cool down after a sauna session, but almost all involve cold water. For example, the Finns go out after the sauna and roll in the cold snow. In Russia, ice bathing after sauna is very popular. But the cooling down afterwards does not have to be as extreme as in these countries.
Sauna sessions are great for relieving stress, cleansing the body and improving overall health. But when it’s frosty outside and the cold wind blows, many sauna-goers forgo a cold shower. Nevertheless, it is important to cool down the body sufficiently. But why is this so important? That’s what you’ll learn in this article.