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    No thanks. I have done ice baths a couple of times for pain relief but that's what it's good for. This doesn't promote recovery imo.
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    Cold showers make me wanna drink more
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    Quote Originally Posted by ECKSRATED View Post
    I go as cold as I can at the end of my shower every time just to help me not sweat so bad when I get out. Lol
    That's why I started it. I lift before work and would sweat through my shirt for two hours after every gym day.
    It didn't do the trick though. We should make a thread just for help with that sh*t

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    I still feel like there is some recovery benefits from this. Not so much the cold shower but ice baths. It seemed to help me when I did them years ago after strongman workouts/competitions.


    As far as to the cold showers, I still do that. I take my normal hot shower then gradually turn the hot off and sit under the cold shower for about 5 min. I honestly could't say that it helps or not because I have done this for years. I did start doing it to help with recovery but now its kinda like Ecs said, I just dont want to sweat when I get out lol/
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    lol i do the same thing bsp just so I'm not sweating when I am trying to dry off, but 1 minute is good.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Beezy View Post
    That's why I started it. I lift before work and would sweat through my shirt for two hours after every gym day.
    It didn't do the trick though. We should make a thread just for help with that sh*t
    Same here. I train then shower then go to work. My shirt is usually soaked with sweat when I get in the car to drive to work. So annoying. My balls are only sweat free for like 30 seconds a day.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ECKSRATED View Post
    Same here. I train then shower then go to work. My shirt is usually soaked with sweat when I get in the car to drive to work. So annoying. My balls are only sweat free for like 30 seconds a day.
    30 seconds, you're lucky brother.

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    Pic of the sweat free nuts

    Quote Originally Posted by ECKSRATED View Post
    Same here. I train then shower then go to work. My shirt is usually soaked with sweat when I get in the car to drive to work. So annoying. My balls are only sweat free for like 30 seconds a day.

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    It supposed to also help you sleep better if you take a cold shower right before bed. And ive been reading that it helps produce more brown fat to help reduce white fat.
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    It reduces inflammation. So for bb it can reduce your gains. Doesn't help recovery

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    I use a handful of baby powder on the crotch after every shower and never deal with swamp sack anymore.
    Too bad deodorant doesn't work that well.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Buffmohawk View Post
    It supposed to also help you sleep better if you take a cold shower right before bed. And ive been reading that it helps produce more brown fat to help reduce white fat.
    There is a lot of chatter about the conversion of fat cells, but I'm guessing it would need to be much colder than tap water.



    I do read on my deck in shorts and no shirt in the winter for 30 minutes a night.
    One of those things I started doing to push myself and kept doing.

    I'm not sure how much it does for my love handles, but if I want them gone I have to drop calories.
    No way around it.

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