The cold, our new friend? Focus on Cryotherapy!
Praised by our Nordic friends, Cryotherapy has now appeared in Europe and becomes more and more popular in the fitness rooms and sports centers. Why is there so much hype about this icy practice?
First things first, what is Cryotherapy?
The full Cryotherapy is a natural method, as well as the sauna, which is based on the principle of thermal shock by subjecting the body to polar temperatures (up to -180 ° C). Cryotherapy is performed for short periods (up to 4 minutes) in order to generate many physical, physiological and psychologicalbenefits.
Through a succession of rooms supplied with liquid nitrogen, the body gets used to the temperature drops until it reaches 180 ° C maximum. Do not worry, you do not go directly from 20 ° C to -180 ° C!
What are the benefits of Cryotherapy?
They are multiple because this method can be used by people with chronic pain, to treat problems such as eczema, psoriasis, anxiety, migraines, etc … Many top athletes are also using the benefits of Cryotherapy to alleviate their muscle pain, recover from their efforts or prepare for future efforts …
Cryotherapy is also your wellbeing ally! Indeed, it can promote the removal of toxins from the body and fight against fat masses residing under the skin. Cellulite is assaulted by intense cold and tends to be destroyed fully. The body exposure to extreme temperatures forces it to search the strength to warm up and itdraws on its reserves and burnsup to 800 calories per session!
To summarize, cryotherapy is not only dancing in a big freezer, it’s much more than that! Cryotherapy is a real welfare ally fighting against toxins, excess weight, cellulite and relieving some aches and pains!