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Cold Plunge Pool Benefits

Posted by Krista Payne on Jun 9, 2017 8:00:00 AM

One of the benefits of a cold plunge pool is reduced soreness and recovery time following a workout. If you have a hot tub, steam room, or dry sauna at home or place of business, you may want to consider adding a cold plunge pool, also. Alternating between immersion in hot and cold water is called “contrast hydrotherapy” and is also known as hot/cold immersion therapy. This is a form of treatment where either an injured or sore limb, or the entire body, is immersed in ice water followed by immediate immersion in warm water. This procedure is repeated several times, alternating between hot and cold water. Both amateur and professional athletes use this treatment method to stimulate blood circulation and reduce inflammation.

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Cool Down Affects

Posted by Krista Payne on Jul 12, 2016 2:53:41 PM

In American, we tend to choose hot showers and hot tubs to relax our bodies or stimulate us when we are sleepy. But cold water therapy is actual better for sore muscles and aids in quick recovery times. Cold water therapy has been a part of Chinese medicine for thousands of years. In the Kundalini Yoga tradition, cold showers are recommended every morning to stimulate the nervous system.

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4 Reasons to Take a Cold Dip

Posted by Krista Payne on Feb 19, 2016 9:03:35 AM

For years there have been reports coming out about the benefits of using cold water therapy to aid in overall health. More and more studies are showing that going from a hot soak into a cold pool is aiding in a healthy lifestyle. There are numerous benefits to using a contrast pool. Here are the top 4 reasons to try taking a dip today.

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