A steam room is a small, enclosed space where steam is used to create a humid and hot environment. Steam rooms have a number of potential health benefits, including improving circulation, relieving muscle tension, and helping to clear sinuses. Steam rooms are often found in gyms and spas, and can be a great place to relax and unwind after a workout or a day of sightseeing. If you’re visiting Phuket, Thailand, you’ll find plenty of steam rooms to choose from, including at the Gym Club Phuket.
The benefits of a steam room or sauna after a workout are not just about how relaxing they are, they also have positive health benefits. People have been using them for thousands of years, it’s thought they first originated in northern Europe although we don’t know for sure. Estonia and Finland both claim they were the birthplace of the practice. So for thousands of years people have sought to relax and rejuvenate themselves without knowing the science behind why it worked so well. We’re here to explain more about why a steam room or sauna is good for you and explain the benefits in a bit more detail.