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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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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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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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