Sunday, May 7, 2017

Cold Training in Bethany Beach

You know your making progress in cold training when someone yells "You don't even have any goosebumps!" after you took a dip in 30 degree water and emerge bare chested to a 49 degree weather with a 15mph wind chill. Now, I know that is NOTHING compared to Wim Hof but hell if it ain't a start.

Prior to my trip to Bethany Beach I had been doing cold training, as I've mentioned in past posts, which consist of a cold shower for about 3 min every other day. It wasn't until my trip this weekend that I noticed that all my hard work with cold training was paying off. Everyone around me was at the beach freezing while I felt comfortable shirtless on the beach after a nice swim in the Atlantic. 

You see, goosebumps is involuntary method of your body trying to keep warm and keep to its core temperature of 97 degrees. Cold Training helps your body offset the goosebumps. This means your body is able to stay warm without the need for involuntary methods such as goosebumps and chills. Your bodies internal fernace becomes hotter keeping your body warmer for longer. 

This weekend had definitely encouraged me to continue my cold training and to push to new heights. 

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