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Infrared, the Good Radiation

The word “radiation” gets a bad rap sometimes. Indeed, there are very harmful forms of radiation that we all should avoid, but there are “good” forms of radiation too. Infrared is one of those good forms of radiation.

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Blood Oxygen Levels and Infrared Training

So most of us have heard by now that the new Apple Watch measures blood oxygen levels. This feature, known as a pulse oximeter, reports oxygen saturation (also known as SpO2).

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Did You Know This About Infrared?

Infrared is electromagnetic energy and a form of radiation found in the invisible area of the light spectrum. We know that infrared energy penetrates the human body up to 1.5 inches experienced as a subtle warmth of radiant heat to the body. The wavelength of infrared is longer than visible light and more easily absorbed by human skin.

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Heat and the Coronavirus

I, like many of us, have been watching the White House Press Conferences every day during this crisis. I do this in an effort to increase my level of knowledge for decision-making. During a crisis it is important stay positive and to stay informed!A recent briefing from the President was of particular importance as it relates to the potential of light and heat as a combatant to COVID-19.

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Electromagnetic Field (EMF) as a Measure for Infrared

Infrared is a form of electromagnetic radiation (EMR). EMR, as a current, is surrounded by an electromagnetic field (EMF). For example, lightning is a current between the sky and the ground, or wherever it travels, and an EMF encircles it as it travels. Infrared waves of light energy is surrounded by EMF as well. Therefore, EMF levels can indicate the presence of infrared radiation (IR).

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Feel the Infrared Heat Wave

Have you ever noticed the heat on your skin from the sun when you’re outside. Maybe at the beach you noticed when a cloud moved on to let the sun shine down freely and the heat felt so good to you at that point.

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HOTWORX Infrared Workout Sauna is Now Patented

Four and a half years ago HOTWORX filed for a patent and subsequently filed for another patent in an effort to protect the innovative sauna design and function. Copycats, or design thieves as I like to call them, can now beware. I am very pleased to announce that as of June 10 we were approved for our design patent! After multiple lawyers and many, many hours and days of work, toil and anxiety we finally were granted what is probably the most important piece of our patent puzzle, a patent for the sauna design. After years of patent pending status, it is nice that we can now say that the HOTWORX workout sauna is patented. The official title of the invention as applied for and approved is:

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The Story of Infrared Discovery

Over the past three years I have written many articles concerning infrared and fitness. Sometimes I am still asked very basic questions such as “what is infrared?” And, sometimes, well, actually more than just sometimes, I am still looked at with a deer in the headlights expression when I begin to explain “infrared fitness”.

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