It’s no secret that some of the top athletes in the world use Cryotherapy to heal after injury, recover from a game or to stay fit during training. Over the last few years, groups of athletes such as the LA Lakers, Pheonix Suns, New York Knicks and the Dallas Mavericks have incorporates Whole Body and Spot Cryotherapy into their training and recovery regimes. Whole Body Cryotherapy uses nitrogen vapour to lower the skin’s surface temperature below freezing, in turn, triggering your body’s immune response, resulting in a whole host of amazing benefits. Consistent Cryotherapy sessions reduce swelling, inflammation and pain, and give you a great boost of energy. However, it’s not just Athletes that are reaping the benefits of Cryotherapy. Many celebrities have started taking advantage of some of the other benefits of this freezing new therapy.
Why do Celebrities love Cryotherapy so much?
Cryofacials have become the new red carpet trend, with celebrities such as Demi Moore, Mandy Moore, Lindsay Lohan, Alicia Keys, Demi Lovato, Jessica Alba and Jennifer Aniston having a quick session before the big event. After just one Cryotherapy session, fine lines and wrinkles will be reduced and your skin will have a beautiful youthful glow, we always wondered how Jennifer stays looking so young!
Another health benefit of cryotherapy is a boosted metabolism, which when used with a healthy diet and lifestyle, can result in weight-loss and a smooth, toned figure. Celebrities like Hugh Jackman, Justin Bieber, Daniel Craig, Shaquille O’Neal, Tony Robbins and Kevin Heart have been using Cryotherapy as part of their fitness regime to get in shape for movies, photo shoots, music videos and even just to maintain a healthy lifestyle.
Whole Body Cryotherapy also leaves you feeling simply great. When your skin’s surface temperature drops below freezing, your heart begins to pump more blood around your body, so your cells are getting an energising boost of oxygen. During this immune response, happy little endorphins are also released, flooding your body with their feel-good factor. People who use Cryotherapy regularly have stated that they have more energy throughout the day, and simply feel healthier all-round. This could be the reason why some unassuming celebrities like Dr, Oz, Bobbi Brown and Yoko Ono also frequently use Whole Body Cryotherapy.