What is the rage with ice baths? It thought that ice baths ease sore and aching muscles. In fact, the most significant benefit of ice baths is that they make the body feel good. Many times after an intense workout, the cold immersion can be a relief to sore muscles.
Cold showers and ice baths have been linked to reduced inflammation and better moods https://t.co/TI4S1VsNfd
— GQ Magazine (@GQMagazine) October 26, 2020
I’ve spent many miserable hours shivering in ice baths after long runs. New research suggests I might have been wasting my time 🥶😲👇https://t.co/yro2FAxZ8r@chrissiesmiles @tomwilliams1974 @paulsintonhewit pic.twitter.com/1DpuiIvVAd
— Simon Tobin (@DocRunner1) November 24, 2020
Water turns to ice at 0 degrees 32 degrees Fahrenheit. For an ice bath, the water should be around 50-60 Fahrenheit). This usually takes about 10 minutes to achieve if using a 3:1 water to ice ratio.