Cold is Smart!!! As many of our clients have observed during cryotherapy treatment—injured parts of the body feel the most “cold” during cryotherapy. Esteemed Chill Cryotherapy client Sabina Schuttevaer recognized this phenomenon during her first whole body treatment.
Excellent research below on the effects of different forms of cryotherapy. The beneficial effects of cold exposure as related to the activation of BAT (Brown Adipose Tissue). Metabolic effects which lead to weight loss. Adiponectin, a hormone that is released during cold exposure that breaks down fat and shuttles glucose into muscle (which lowers blood glucose sugar levels). Low levels of adiponectin have been associated with heart disease and Diabetes.
Many of our clients participate in high impact, high challenge activities: Cross Fit, Boot Camp, Martial Arts like Judo, Jiu Jitsu, Muay Thai, Wrestling, Boxing, Karate, Kick Boxing. We also see many clients who participate in traditional sports like baseball, basketball, soccer, hockey, football and running.
Cholesterol frequently gets a bum rap, but it’s necessary for your body to function properly. Your body uses cholesterol to make hormones and vitamin D, and support digestion. Your liver generates enough cholesterol to handle these tasks, but your body doesn’t just get cholesterol from your liver. Cholesterol is also in foods such as meat, dairy, and poultry. If you eat a lot of these foods, your cholesterol levels may become too high.
Starting in the lower part of the back, the sciatic nerve winds downward through the buttocks and further southward into both legs. Most of the time, few people are aware of the nerve’s existence. However, when common irritants like a bone spur or a disk that has herniated become apparent, sciatic pain can be incredibly severe and can lead to other problems like inflammation and even numbness. Most of the time, only one leg is affected with symptoms, and these can include lower and upper leg pain and some numbness, with occasional cases of severe pain that impacts daily activities.
Summer bodies are made in the winter, however many of us feel doomed when it comes to not only losing weight naturally in the winter, but also keeping from gaining weight in the winter. Every year, many of us make the New Years’ resolution that this will be the year that they lose weight...and often, by the end of the month, that resolution has gone out the window and we fail to follow the tips for losing weight naturally, even though some of them may seem pretty straight-forward.
Below is an incredible post by Laura Hanly regarding the science behind cryotherapy and it’s effect on metabolism, immunity, aging, and cognitive functioning.
Technically, migraine is a disease while headache is a symptom. Migraine pain is caused by vasodilation in the cranial blood vessels (expansion of the blood vessels). In contrast, headache pain is caused by vasoconstriction (narrowing of the blood vessels).
What do Jennifer Aniston, Jessica Alba and Demi Moore have in common (besides being three of the hottest women in Hollywood)? They are all fans of Cryotherapy, a type of wellness treatment that involves subjecting yourself to freezing cold temperatures in order to reap a whole host of health and beauty benefits. Knowing these celebs were on board, we were instantly eager to know more. Here, Cryohealthcare’s managing director Emilia Kuehne gives us the scoop.
We are grateful to you, our clients!! Enjoy this season of gratitude! Top 3 Reasons to Chill before you FEAST Burn up to 800 calories and boost your metabolism before you’re stuffed like a turkey Cryotherapy releases endorphins so interactions with holiday guests are more pleasant (just sayin’)