What’s the hottest new workout taking the world by storm? That would be hot yoga, also known as Bikram yoga. Conducted in a heated room with sweltering temperatures of about 40°C (or approximately 104° Fahrenheit) and 40 per cent humidity, it’s guaranteed to make the body sweat… plenty! Hence, many believe this helps detoxify the body and burn major calories. But is it true?
Myths about hot yoga
Myth 1: Heavy sweating during hot yoga will help detox your body
Hot yoga can really make you sweat buckets -- up to two litres during a single session, according to reports. However, sweat is 99 per cent water combined with a small amount of minerals such as sodium, potassium and magnesium, as well as trace metals like zinc, copper and iron. Thus, sweating will mostly eliminate water and otherRead More »from Popular hot yoga myths debunked