Ice Baths FAQs
Are ice baths good for you?
Yes, ice baths have been proven to have countless health benefits for mental and physical health. They have been shown to reduce cortisol levels and inflammation to help aid in your mental well-being and muscle recovery.
How often should you ice bath?
Taking ice baths daily has become very popular but since there is no recommended limit, so long as your are healthy and limit your time in the ice bath to 3-5 mins at a time, then you can take ice baths as often as you like.
How long after ice bath can I shower?
There’s no danger to taking a shower immediately after and ice bath, however, it may reduce or eliminate some of the recovery benefits gained from taking and ice bath. Waiting 2 hours or more to take a shower after and ice bath will prevent this issue.
Should you stretch after ice bath?
Do not stretch immediately after an ice bath. Instead, wait for your body to heat back up prior to stretching to prevent injury.