Winter is Coming: Cold Therapy

Several people have requested this topic and I glossed over it a bit in a recent newsletter, but also wanted to share the resources I gathered. Admittedly, I haven’t had time to dig into all of these articles, but I’ve shared my thoughts in bits and pieces other places — including on tech toys (which I admittedly love) and naturally incurred environmental / seasonal exposure.

So, this is mostly a catalog of “quick” resources I pooled rather than my usual dialogue and diving into each study. Hopeful you can find a category to suit your interests; or you know, start doing some digging on your own ;)

Ice Bath / Recovery:

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/08/150811103654.htm

Testosterone:

https://media.springernature.com/w200/springer-static/cover/journal/13027.jpg

Immune System:

https://www.pnas.org/content/111/20/7379

Adipose (fat) Tissue:

https://journals.physiology.org/doi/full/10.1152/ajpendo.00691.2006

https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa0810780

Mitochondria (your cells’ power houses):

Cold Showers:

Cryotherapy:

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Originally published at https://www.savagezen.co on December 6, 2021.

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