Cryotherapy: why are so many athletes turning to the ice-cold treatment for recovery?

//Cryotherapy: why are so many athletes turning to the ice-cold treatment for recovery?

Cryotherapy: why are so many athletes turning to the ice-cold treatment for recovery?

The social media posts are popping up like crazy: Franck Ribery, Michael Phelps, Gareth Bale, LeBron James and Floyd Mayweather all standing in metal tubes with their heads popping out, surrounded by white mist.While it looks like something out of a science fiction film, the rise of cryotherapy for athletes is real, and the scientific literature is gaining traction.The practice, which involves people exposing their bodies to extremely cold temperatures (sometimes -104 degrees Celsius) for a few…

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By | 2019-02-27T03:55:09+00:00 February 27th, 2019|Sport|Comments Off on Cryotherapy: why are so many athletes turning to the ice-cold treatment for recovery?