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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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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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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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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 […]