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Byline: The Nation.
Cynthia Billhartz Gregorian
St Louis Post-Dispatch
Sweat lodges, saunas, steam rooms and plastic sauna suits are all designed to do the same thing: make you sweat without exercising. But to what end'
Jon Schroeder sits in the sauna at a St Louis-area YMCA for 10 to 12 minutes a few times a week after working out. To him, it just plain feels good.
"In the winter especially, it's nice to work up a sweat," says the 68-year-old St Louis resident, adding that he has no idea whether it has any benefit beyond that.
Websites and spas insist that sweating rids the body of toxins. Native Americans …