Ice Therapy Beneficial For Pain But Not Performance
Nobody wants to take three cold showers a day, but ice therapy is more convenient for regular use. A recent study shows icing has mixed benefit for performance and pain.
Ice Bath Better than Contrast Bath for Recovery
Ice baths are cemented in sporting custom as a way to speed recovery after training or competition. A new study asks whether they are more effective than contrast baths.
Hydrotherapy vs. Active Recovery: Which Is More Effective?
Despite recent studies that have questioned the effectiveness of ice baths, a new study shows that hydrotheraphy is a more effective recovery method than active recovery.
Is Hydrotherapy Actually Effective? (You Know, Ice Baths and Hot Water)
The pain of a post-workout ice bath has achieved a mythical status amongst athletes, but is it actually doing anything? And what about those dreadful contrast showers?
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