Thursday, June 1, 2023
Cold Thermogenesis

Risks of cold water immersion

00.00 – 00.36 Intro
00.36 – 03.21 Proclaimed benefits
03.21 – 06.42 Cold water immersion for athletes
06.42 – 09.01 Risks of cold water immersion
09.01 – 11.04 Personal experience cold water swimming

– Runnersworld
– Guardian

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Cold exposure improves lipid metabolism and stimulates weight loss through brown adipose tissue. Recovery through cold water immersion is not proven because of reduced inflammation with adverse effects for sprints and strength. Non freezing cold injury could lead to dysrhythmia and hypotension, diuresis is common also.


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