Take an Ice Bath it feels Great

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What? Seriously? Yes. Immersing your muscles in cold water has been a growing recovery technique used by athletes all over the world, including cross country skiers. The cold water helps treat the muscle soreness, strain and inflammation that you experience after a hard workout. It is also said to prevent the breakdown of muscle tissues and help stimulate muscle cells to start repairing the “micro tears” in your muscles.

Here’s how you do it. Fill a tub with enough cold water (between 5-12º C) to cover your…