With the progress of society, people are paying increasingly more attention to health, and they will continue to explore ways to enhance their resistance. It has been widely spread in the last century that sauna can improve resistance, and it also became a global trend in the 20th century. Recently, the popularity of the #coldplunge topic has also increased. The #coldplunge topic has been viewed more than 500 million times on TikTok. Obviously, people have now started the cold plunge trend and are indulging in their own cold plunge tubs. If you are interested in cold plunges, The following information will definitely be useful to you.

Determining the most suitable time for a cold plunge varies from person to person. Everyone has their own lifestyle habits. Understanding your own lifestyle will help you better determine the ideal time for a cold plunge. Of course, during our communication with customers, most of them prefer to choose ice bath in the morning or after exercise.

Relaxing Benefits of a Morning Ice Bath 

Most people choose to take an ice bath in the morning because it stimulates the nervous system, promotes blood circulation, wakes up the body that is still sleeping, and provides energy throughout the day, ensuring a clear state of mind for work. Maintaining a good living condition. If you insist on doing cold therapy in the morning every day, you will slowly develop a good and healthy living habit. Perhaps this is the true essence of cold plunge.

After Workouts Ice Bath

Certainly, many fitness enthusiasts prefer to take an ice bath after exercising because it offers numerous potential benefits for the body. For instance, an ice bath can alleviate muscle pain post-workout, as cold water reduces blood flow and metabolic rate in muscle tissue, thereby decreasing pain and fostering muscle recovery. To truly feel the benefits of an ice bath, you need to experience it in person. It’s worth noting that many professional athletes, such as NBA players, regularly undergo cold therapy post-game.
So, when is the best time of day to take a cold plunge? After exercising is also an excellent option.

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Ice Bath After lunch Break

For working people, the most tiring time of the day may be after lunch break,Therefore, taking an ice bath after the lunch break is a good idea because it can help people reach their optimal state in the shortest time, which is helpful. It can refresh us and help us feel fuller and more energetic in the next work session, improving our work efficiency. Of course, the recommended cold plunge temperature is between 10°C and 15°C, considering that the ambient temperature at noon is relatively high. Therefore, the cold plunge temperature can be relatively low. Considering personal living habits, taking an ice bath after the lunch break is also an option.

After Hot Sauna

This therapy, known as alternating hot and cold, has been popular in Europe for centuries. Recently, with the rise in popularity of Cold Plunge, the method of first sauna and then ice bath may have gained recognition worldwide. It’s considered one of the ways to improve immunity and promote health. Additionally, sweating at high temperatures cleans pores. After taking an ice bath, your skin quickly contracts to prevent bacteria and dirt from re-entering the pores. To achieve the pore-cleansing effect, the ice bath also promotes the contraction of skin capillaries, making the skin firmer, more elastic, and younger-looking. Therefore, the best time to take a cold bath can be after taking a sauna, sauna and cold plunge combination ,which is a good choice especially for women.

Ice Bath Before Bed

Regarding ice bath before going to bed, it can indeed affect sleep due to its nerve-stimulating effects. Prolonged exposure to the cold in an ice bath may lead to heightened excitement and potentially result in insomnia. Through our communication with customers, most of them choose not to take an ice bath before bedtime because they don’t believe it will help them sleep. Therefore, we don’t recommend taking an ice bath before going to bed.

Based on the aforementioned viewpoints, What Is The Best Time Of Day To Cold Plunge ?With a preliminary understanding, I hope you can find a time that suits you.

The best time for a cold plunge has been determined, but do you know the ideal duration for the plunge? The optimal time in the water is three minutes. However, after our attempts, it is difficult for most beginners to persist for such a long time due to their body’s tolerance.
For newcomers, it is recommended to start with a cold shower to allow the body to adapt. Then, quickly transition to a cold plunge lasting 20-30 seconds, and gradually increase the duration to 5 minutes as a final goal to build tolerance. Over time, the body’s tolerance will naturally improve. Cold plunge is a gradual process that requires persistence.

Even though there are many benefits of cold plunging, we still do not recommend doing it every day. 1-3 times a week is optimal. For novices, it is recommended to start with once a week and gradually increase frequency. Of course, this also depends on personal habits. Some fitness enthusiasts may use cold plunges to relieve muscle soreness after exercising.

Cold Plunge Temperature

We believe that the best temperature for a cold plunge is 10°C to 15°C. However, this also depends on individual body tolerance and personal preference. You can gradually decrease the temperature to find the most suitable one. Of course, if you wish to challenge your own limits, you may require a lower temperature of 1°C to 3°C. Achieving such low temperatures may necessitate the use of a water chiller for cold plunge.

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In summary, cold plunge has become increasingly popular nowadays. It’s important to find a suitable cold plunge method that works for each individual. Coldchiller is a factory specializing in manufacturing and developing cold plunge chillers. Our water chillers are equipped with the most advanced technology in the country. We welcome everyone to discuss and study together.