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November 2, 2019

Guest post series continues: Please welcome Mike from under the stars in Northern Minnesota. Enter Mike: Glenn and the Saunatimes regulars, Greetings from the 218.  It’s been awhile since I sat down and put pen to paper for a guest ... Read More

Guest post series continues: Please welcome Mike from under the stars in Northern Minnesota. Enter Mike: Glenn and the Saunatimes regulars, Greetings from the 218.  It’s been awhile since I sat down and put pen to paper for a guest ... Read More

Dr Jari Laukkanen, Cardiologist and Leader in Sauna Research, Uncovers New Collaborative Opportunities

June 17, 2019

You may not know his name, but as a fellow sauna enthusiast, I guarantee that you know of his work, especially if you have read about the reported sauna health benefits in pretty much every area of broadcast media in the past year or so.

You may not know his name, but as a fellow sauna enthusiast, I guarantee that you know of his work, especially if you have read about the reported sauna health benefits in pretty much every area of broadcast media in the past year or so.

Wim Hof Talks About Enjoying Sauna as Part of His Cold Plunge Therapy

December 5, 2017

Wim Hof holds 26 world records, including a world record for longest ice bath. Wim describes his ability to withstand extreme cold temperatures as being able to "turn his own thermostat up" through breathing exercises.

Wim Hof holds 26 world records, including a world record for longest ice bath. Wim describes his ability to withstand extreme cold temperatures as being able to "turn his own thermostat up" through breathing exercises.

Winter Cold Plunge Cabin Retreat is Warmly Received by All Participants

January 26, 2016

Finlanders jump through holes cut through the ice with no more emotion than Americans collecting their lunch at the McDonalds drive through window.  Some even swim around leisurely in the ice cold water.  But 91% of Americans think jumping into a freezing lake is absolute insanity.  Thanks to this weekend's antics, we are happy to be amongst the 9% who think it is wonderful.

Finlanders jump through holes cut through the ice with no more emotion than Americans collecting their lunch at the McDonalds drive through window.  Some even swim around leisurely in the ice cold water.  But 91% of Americans think jumping into a freezing lake is absolute insanity.  Thanks to this weekend's antics, we are happy to be amongst the 9% who think it is wonderful.

Money Saving Tips for Building Your Own Sauna: Wood Paneling for Your Hot Room

December 13, 2015

We've had a few questions lately along the lines of wood paneling, so here is some resourceful advice on how to make the most of your sauna build budget,

We've had a few questions lately along the lines of wood paneling, so here is some resourceful advice on how to make the most of your sauna build budget,

Tips to Think About for Your Own Authentic Sauna Build

July 7, 2014

Helpful advice to improve your sauna build.

Helpful advice to improve your sauna build.

Sauna Plans for Your Left and Right Brain

April 5, 2014

Sauna plans need not be laid out like expensive house plans. The casual sauna builder can draw them up by themself. A good place to start is an empty piece of graph paper, a favorite drink and or some medicinal libation, then a quick read on divine proportion and the golden ratio.

Sauna plans need not be laid out like expensive house plans. The casual sauna builder can draw them up by themself. A good place to start is an empty piece of graph paper, a favorite drink and or some medicinal libation, then a quick read on divine proportion and the golden ratio.

The Friday Happy Hour Sauna

March 23, 2013

Friday afternoon is a time we all collectively exhale. Those of us worker bees can finally close down our laptops and enjoy a little "me time."

Friday afternoon is a time we all collectively exhale. Those of us worker bees can finally close down our laptops and enjoy a little "me time."

An Authentic Sauna We Built, then Delivered to Ohio

December 8, 2012

We consider this the perfect authentic Finnish sauna outdoor retreat. Yet, we welcome any input, suggestion, idea on how it can be improved.

We consider this the perfect authentic Finnish sauna outdoor retreat. Yet, we welcome any input, suggestion, idea on how it can be improved.

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