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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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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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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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How to Beat Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness (DOMS) with Cryotherapy

The delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS), as one of the most common recurrent forms of exercise-induced sensations, can hinder the progression of athletic activity for up to 72 hours. The cold-temperature environment of the whole-body cryotherapy can significantly speed up the recovery time. Also, our bodies undergo morphological changes of vital proteins and the plasma […]
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Five Benefits Of Cryotherapy That Can Change Your Life

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Whole Body Cryotherapy is the exposure of the entire body to extreme cold (-110 to -175 degrees Celsius), lowering your skin surface temperature to approximately 32 degrees F in 30 seconds. This temperature remains constant throughout the entire session which lasts up to 180 seconds. Skin receptors sense the cold and send signals to the […]
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How Does Whole Body Cryotherapy Reduce Pain?

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Acute and chronic pain is no joke. Nearly 700 billion dollars are spent every year to treat pain in the United States, but nothing seems to solve people’s everyday problem with pain! People are still experiencing pain with pharmaceutical drugs and other unnatural methods. Pain can turn chronic when not treated properly (acute inflammation can […]