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Old 02-14-2013, 09:42 PM   #1
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Default cold showers are healthier?

Cold showers force the muscles to contract, improving circulation and thereby speeding up the removal of toxins.

I wish someone had told me this sooner. I've wasted so many years with a warm shower since it feels better.
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Old 02-14-2013, 09:44 PM   #2
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i don't even take cold showers in the summer.
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Old 02-14-2013, 09:44 PM   #3
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**** a cold shower

Ancient martial arts teachers believed cold showers increased courage within students.
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Old 02-14-2013, 09:46 PM   #4
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Only take em during summer. During winter I aint doing that shit.
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Old 02-14-2013, 09:52 PM   #5
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Cold showers increase testosterone.
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Old 02-14-2013, 09:53 PM   #6
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I take them every now and then in the morning. Especially Ice Cold showers. Just step in, and turn that faucet on. Endure. My heart and breathing just skyrocket, really a good ass-kicking when you equip it with morning Cardio.

It's really good for you, physically and mentally. Google studies about it online, you'll be convinced.
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Old 02-14-2013, 10:00 PM   #7
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Shit happened on accident once and I almost died.
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Old 02-14-2013, 10:04 PM   #8
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Shit happened on accident once and I almost died.

How so?

Sometimes you think it's a feeling of dying, but it's actually a feeling of new awakening. The short, quick breaths are actually your lungs opening up and taking in more oxygen. Heart rate increased for cardio workout effect.
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Old 02-14-2013, 10:21 PM   #9
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30 seconds of cold followed by 30 seconds of hot for 4-6 minutes does wonders for muscle fatigue after (basketball) workouts.
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Old 02-14-2013, 10:25 PM   #10
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I take them every now and then in the morning. Especially Ice Cold showers. Just step in, and turn that faucet on. Endure. My heart and breathing just skyrocket, really a good ass-kicking when you equip it with morning Cardio.

It's really good for you, physically and mentally. Google studies about it online, you'll be convinced.

I do this too.

Don't ease into the cold water, just turn it on and step completely in. For some reason I really like the sensation when its suddenly really hard to breathe. Definitely wakes you up like nothing else.
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Old 02-14-2013, 10:25 PM   #11
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Cold showers increase testosterone.

Not sure that is true, scientific studies say otherwise. Maybe I'm wrong though, can't find the study that I read a while back.

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Old 02-14-2013, 10:29 PM   #12
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Cold showers force the muscles to contract, improving circulation and thereby speeding up the removal of toxins.

I wish someone had told me this sooner. I've wasted so many years with a warm shower since it feels better.



So if someone told you receiving head from another male prolonged your life, you'd be letting f@gz blow you night and day.

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Old 02-14-2013, 11:04 PM   #13
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They are healthier for you.

It also gives you that fresh feeling like after swimming in the pool.
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Old 02-14-2013, 11:10 PM   #14
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30 seconds of cold followed by 30 seconds of hot for 4-6 minutes does wonders for muscle fatigue after (basketball) workouts.

That just sounds terrible
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Old 02-14-2013, 11:11 PM   #15
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I do wonder though... why is it we love hot showers but adore the cold/cool side of the pillow just as much?
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