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What is Whole Body Cryotherapy?

Submerge your body in temperatures reaching up to –250°F … Really?! YES! BENEFITS Whole-body cryotherapy is exactly that – your entire body is submerged in sub-zero temperatures that stimulate skin sensors, activating a deep central nervous system (CNS) response. The term “cryotherapy” comes from the Greek cryo (κρύο) meaning cold, and therapy (θεραπεία) meaning cure. […]
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Whole Body Cryotherapy Relieves Hangover and Dehydration

More Water! I am sure you are (asking?) that question this summer! Your body needs water to stay hydrated to function properly. You lose water everyday day through sweat, going to the bathroom, and when you are breathing. Especially during the summer months, you lose a lot of water in your body which can increase […]
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Athletic Injury Prevention with Cryotherapy

Whole-body cryotherapy (WBC) covers a broad range of therapeutic applications in athletic injury prevention and recovery. WBC consists of briefly exposing the body to icy cold air. Cold therapy is commonly used as a procedure to relieve pain symptoms, particularly in inflammatory diseases and in the prevention of inflammatory athletic-related injuries. With high intense activity […]
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Get Rid of Colds Once and For All With Cryotherapy

When we think of cold weather, we also assume that cold weather causes colds. When temperatures hit 50 degrees, your blood vessels narrow and reduce blood flow near the body’s surface. However, shivering caused by the cold weather or oscillatory muscular activity happens when your core body temperature drops about one degree below its normal […]
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What Kind of Water Should I Drink to Stay Hydrated?

Staying hydrated before, during, and after a cryotherapy session not only improves your health – but improves the intensity, dynamic, and the overall effect of the cryotherapy benefits on your body. Water – and the right kind of water – improves all the cellular functions of the body and thereby sets a standard for improving […]
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Seven Steps for Optimizing Cryotherapy Performance

While doing cryotherapy alone is indeed one of the most beneficial ways to enhance all facets of health and wellness, cryotherapy, in fact, works best when you design a full regimen around this cold therapy. For example, being optimally hydrated (see article – What Kind of Water Should I Drink to Stay Hydrated?) can improve […]
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Letting Yourself Be Cold in Nature Strengthens Your Immunity

It was brought to my attention by the President of Cold Play Cryo that we as humans live life comfortably. And by comfortably, I mean when we are cold we put on a coat, and when we are hot, we have the luxury of high-tech t-shirts that allow us to sweat as we work out. […]
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Athletic Recovery and Lactic Acid

During an intense workout or strenuous exercise, we begin to breathe faster than our bodies can handle. The body systematically continues to generate energy with aerobic methods with directly using oxygen. When the body is pushed to a limit that it can not produce energy with aerobic methods, it starts to deliver energy in a […]
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Cryotherapy: Get an Epic Night of Sleep

Whole body cryotherapy can improve our circadian rhythm which is also known as our sleep/wake cycle. Sleeping in a cold room enhances the quality of sleep and so does being in colder temperatures. Exposure to cold produces happy hormones called endorphins and norepinephrine, a hormone primarily involved in the sleep-wake cycle. Endorphins Endorphins are chemicals that […]
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5 Secrets of Faster Athletic Recovery with Cryotherapy

Questions & Answers on faster Athletic Recovery with Cryotherapy Why do your muscles heal faster with Whole Body Cryotherapy? Why is it Cryotherapy healthier than an ice bath? Cryotherapy systems are not ice baths – nor is it an expensive ice bath because there is no submersion in water. However, your body is submerged in […]