Could ‘turbo’ saunas ease pain and help you slim? Devotees of the latest trend say intense heat from infrared rays has a range of benefits

The latest wellness trend may be little more than hot air — literally. Celebrities including Jennifer Aniston, Lady Gaga and Gwyneth Paltrow have advocated infrared saunas.

Costing about £50 for a half-hour session and able to generate more intense heat than traditional Finnish varieties, they’re seen as a high-tech way to sweat it all out.

Unlike a traditional sauna, which uses a stove to heat up humid air, infrared saunas work like a microwave, heating the body by shaking water molecules in the skin and fat with long-wavelength infrared light beams.

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