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Okay. So one of my favorite things I do, and I wish I did every day, but I do it a few times a week is a cold plunge. So those of you who don’t know what a cold plunge is, it’s essentially taking yourself and submerging your body in about 40 degree Fahrenheit water. And, um, I built myself up to do this. When I first started doing this, I would go in for about 30 seconds to a minute. And then I’ve slowly got myself up to where I can go, you know, five, six minutes. Uh, no problem. And what I notice is, first of all, it’s a very anti-inflammatory process. I I’ve done cryotherapy, and this is similar. Um, in both processes, you’re gonna have this deep cooling of your system. And, um, I don’t know if we really understand the physiology of what this deep cooling does to you, but from how you feel.
It’s amazing if you have any tenderness, any soreness, and even, I think this works on some of a, a neurological level where you seem to de-stress. Um, and again, you have to build yourself up to this a little bit. When you’re first going in this, you’ll notice that you’re gonna get this, uh, cold water reflex to your heart rate. I track it. And my heart rate will go down from, you know, if I’m going up to 1 15, 1 20 it’ll plunge all the way down to the, um, eighties, seventies, sixties, sometimes fifties. And, um, <affirmative> but the, the benefit I have here is it’s preserving your body. It’s getting rid of inflammation and it’s allowing you to be more connected, um, throughout your day. And so that’s one of my favorite things I’ve been doing lately, which is a cold plunge, um, hard to find. You can actually do this with, uh, water and ice at home and measure your temperature. You can do this. If your health club has these coal plunges, that’s where I do mine out. Um, and you can also buy these coal plunge tubs, which I, I don’t have any, um, uh, recommendations, cause I don’t have one, but, um, something that makes you feel amazing, it’s worth trying out and, uh, just have to get over that initial inertia pain.