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What are the mental and physical benefits of cold therapy?
There’s one element of my morning routine that I get asked about a lot: taking a cold shower. Even though we’ve talked about cold therapy before, the idea of submersing yourself in cold water can be intimidating. But there are numerous benefits for both your body and mind that cold therapy can provide.
I’m excited to welcome leading international scientist and expert on cold therapy, Dr. Susanna Søberg, to our show today. Dr. Søberg is the Founder of the Søberg Institute and the Thermalist Cure. She’s here to talk more about her new book, Winter Swimming: The Nordic Way Towards a Healthier and Happier Life.
Cold therapy might be uncomfortable at first, but research shows it’s good for you. It can help reduce stress, optimize sleep, strengthen cells, and improve your overall health and performance. If you want to understand the science behind cold therapy and learn some simple protocols for where to start, this episode is for you.