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Postby steve1 » Wed Apr 20, 2016 9:49 am

do they work better than a nice warm bath after a long run ?
are they worth it after every long run ?
do you have the ice bath first then start adding the heat afterwards ? :-k
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Re: ice bath

Postby Cookie » Wed Apr 20, 2016 2:55 pm

A lot of conflicting evidence lately on these. If I can find some stuff I'll post.

My own experiences have been you can get something out of both.
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Re: ice bath

Postby lil john » Wed Apr 20, 2016 10:07 pm

Dr Rhonda Patrick has done a lot of research into cold therapy and some interesting health benefits from it

I'll try find some link when I get a chance. If you like podcasts she's been on the joe rogan experience and barbell shrugged
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Re: ice bath

Postby steve1 » Fri Jun 17, 2016 5:00 am

cheers john
googled her name a lot of interesting reading
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Re: ice bath

Postby lil john » Fri Jun 17, 2016 11:01 am

She's done a lot on heat therapy aswell

I'm looking to try contrast showers again. Didn't really do it for long enough last time
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