Cold therapy or ice baths, have been used over time in many cultures to aid in physical recovery and mental strengthening. Used most predominantly in modern day by athletes it has been a tool used in ancient bathing rituals for years.
Requiring just 90 seconds - 3 minutes of immersion to reap the many benefits. It helps to stimulate the vagus nerve which activates our parasympathetic nervous system, known as our rest + digest, and leads to the body being in a state of repair.
Benefits of an ice bath:
- Reduces inflammation and swelling
- Muscle recovery and injury prevention
- Supports healthy blood pressure and circulation
- Stress relief
- Improved sleep
- Immune boosting
- Weight loss
- Improved blood sugar regulation
- Heightened alertness
- Mood boosting