Cold plunges have several benefits to your physical, mental, and overall wellbeing. Here are some benefits that come with cold plunges
Boost Physical Recovery
Coldwater therapy has been used for ages to speed up the healing of muscles and tissues. When using cold plunges, the blood vessels constrict, shrinking in size and pushing more blood to the vital organs; after applying cold plunges or getting out of cold water, the blood vessels expand and open up wider boosting circulation of nutrients and oxygen to aid in muscle recovery, especially after workouts. They also lower inflammation and flush out toxic components in the blood due to increased circulation. Regular cold water plunging boosts the overall immune, lowers chronic pain, improves metabolism and sleep quality.
Improves Energy and Mental Health
Coldwater plunging early in the morning can exercise to help the body and mind reset. It stimulates the release of norepinephrine hormones that act as a chemical transmitter. This hormone aids in controlling body energy-enhancing focus and concentration. It’s also known to elevate mood and help lower depression or stress disorders.