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Everything you need to know about ice baths

Everything you need to know about ice baths

Wellness practices are constantly evolving in the world of health and fitness. With athletes and enthusiasts always seeking innovative ways to optimise their performance, recover faster, and boost their overall wellbeing, it should come as no surprise that the concept...

A Beginner’s Guide to Cold Water Therapy

A Beginner’s Guide to Cold Water Therapy

Photo: Chris Prestidge (@atdusk) Taking an ice-cold bath may sound painful, but some believe cold water therapy one of the easiest, quickest ways to soothe post-workout pains.  “You only have to spend a short amount of time in cold water, and you’ll feel the benefits...

Winter Swimming: Can Taking The Plunge Freeze Off Fat?

Winter Swimming: Can Taking The Plunge Freeze Off Fat?

In Nordic tradition, hardy people plunge into icy waters during the winter months, when the temperature can drop to 2°C, before heading into a steamy sauna to recover from the chill. In recent Australian tradition, of course, thrill-seekers take dips in iced-up ocean...

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Everything you need to know about ice baths

Everything you need to know about ice baths

Ice baths have become all the rage. Celebrities, influencers and even regular workout warriors are preaching the gospel of cold water immersion, but it’s important to understand both sides of the equation. Here’s everything you need to know about the benefits and risks associated with ice baths, so you can make an informed decision before starting.