ICE BATH

BOOSTS ENERGY & MENTAL CLARITY

DECREASES STRESS & IMPROVES SLEEP

INCREASES INJURY REHABILITATION SPEEDS

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ICE BATH BENEFITS

Ice baths are a form of cryotherapy, which is the use of cold temperatures to treat medical conditions and improve mental health. Ice baths are typically taken after strenuous exercise to help reduce inflammation and muscle soreness, as well as to increase immunity levels and mental clarity.

Cold temperature constricts your blood vessels and decreases blood flow to your muscles.

The cold temperature helps to numb the pain receptors in your muscles.

Recover from exercise more quickly by improving blood flow to your muscles.

Beneficial for people who exercise in hot conditions, as it can help to prevent heat stroke.

Cold temperature can help to increase the production of white blood cells, which are the cells that fight infection.

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The worlds only cedar plug in ice bath!

A true ice bath capable of reaching 0ºC, the Odin is capable of producing ice when left on at low temps. Adjustable temperature from ambient room temperature to freezing.

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HOW AN ICE BATH WORKS

Learn everything about your Ice Bath session at the Recovery Room.

Hydrate: Drink plenty of fluids before and after your ice bath. This will help to prevent dehydration and hypothermia.

Eat a light meal: Avoid eating a heavy meal before your ice bath. This will help to prevent your body from diverting blood flow to your digestive system, which can lead to lightheadedness and dizziness.

Warm up: Take a warm shower or bath before your ice bath. This will help to prepare your body for the cold water.

Wear loose-fitting clothing: Wear loose-fitting clothing that will help you stay warm. You may also want to wear a hat, gloves, and socks to protect your extremities.

Have a plan: for what you will do after your ice bath. Comfortable clothes, a gentle warming up, and drinking a warm beverage at Sessions Cafe & Bar.

When it comes to the duration of an ice bath, there is no fixed rule. The time spent in an ice bath can vary from person to person, depending on their tolerance level.

Some people may only be able to stay in for a few seconds or minutes, while others may be able to tolerate it for longer. It’s recommended to start with shorter exposure times, such as 1-2 minutes, and gradually increase the duration as your body adapts to the cold.

An Ice Bath is considered to range between 0°C - 14°C. Recovery Room Seaspray sets our Ice Bath at 8°C

You can take an ice bath as often as you like, but it is generally recommended to start with 1-2 baths per week and gradually increase the frequency as your body adjusts.

Ice baths are safe for most people, but there are some potential risks, such as hypothermia, shivering, dizziness, nausea, headache and muscle cramps.

If you experience any of these side effects, it is important to get out of the ice bath immediately.

If you have any underlying health conditions, it is always best to speak to your doctor before taking an ice bath.

But don't worry, our trained Recovery Room staff are available to assist with any discomfort you may have.