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Trust Science, Take the Cold Plunge

by The Dink Media Team on

Warmth is a sign of life: humans prefer warm things, especially climates. But there are scientific reasons to get a little chilly now and then.

Prime among them: the fact that your body freaks out when you take a dip in cold water. Your body has to turn up its energy production. Your metabolism receives a boost. You're able to burn calories faster; you learn how to adapt under the stress of the cold; your muscles are able to recover faster.

That initial jolt of discomfort from the cold gives your body an energy boost, while eing immersed in cold water stimulates leukocytes, the white blood cells that help fight off sicknesses. It also causes the lymphatic system to contract, forcing fluid through the lymph nodes.

This process aids in detoxing the body and strengthening your immune system. Meanwhile, cold plunging has shown the ability increase your baseline dopamine, the molecule linked to motivation.

Cold plunging & pickleball: a perfect pair

Pickleball typically puts its players in a better mood – but developing those fast hands, calmness, and focus at the net can always be improved.

Cold plunging benefits both: cold water therapy has been shown to be an effective supplemental treatment for stress relief by decreasing the stress hormone cortisol.

A study found that regular cold showers and ice baths helped reduce anxiety and improve your mood.

The Cold Plunge's tub was featured on Shark Tank and was created in response to a hole in the market.

In March 2020, COVID-19 shut down Michael’s float spas and with his newly found free time, he looked at the cold plunges on the market and found them shockingly expensive.

Enlisting the help of his dad, they were determined to create a more affordable option.

Check out all the benefits that pickleball players, athletes, or anyone who wants more focus and less stress can have through The Cold Plunge. Click here for more info.