Ice Baths

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Nov 2013
6:14pm, 9 Nov 2013
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Runner5
Got soaked today on a 8 mile run, was cold enough when i got back, the ice bath had no chancce. Think i will struggle this winter, roll on summer will give it a go then !
Nov 2013
6:19pm, 9 Nov 2013
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eL Bee!
I like my ice baths at 38-40°C!
Nov 2013
6:25pm, 9 Nov 2013
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Dvorak
What about non-pointless forms of self-flagellation :-p ?

(I feel like I am in an ice bath just now. I am however fully clothed in an adequately heated house :-( Still, maybe it is doing my legs some good.)
Nov 2013
1:30pm, 28 Nov 2013
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Gaubfar
I don't jump into a cold bath after a run, I get into an empty bath and fill up with just cold water, it is much easier as no shock and will have the same effect. I turn the tap off when water is over thighs then start watch.

I do however have a nich hot cup of tea to drink when i start
Nov 2013
1:33pm, 28 Nov 2013
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Nick Cook
You won't ever catch me having a cold bath (except when daughter has used all the hot water having a long shower)
Nov 2013
1:34pm, 28 Nov 2013
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Kif-Kif
England footy team in '66 had hot baths after matches and won the World Cup. The current team does and is shit.

Pick the bones out of that, as my work colleague is fond of saying.

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