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The benefits of a cold shower

The cold shower has become for some a habit, even a lifestyle. But this is nothing new because the cold shower treatment had been practiced for a long time. Nowadays, scientists have confirmed this and a lot of research has endorsed the virtues of the cold shower. Unfortunately, in several countries, the cold shower is still considered bad because according to beliefs, it will bring you sickness, colds and colds.

In this article, we will talk about the virtues of the cold shower. When can you take a cold shower and how do you adapt?

If you are used to the hot shower, I invite you to take a cold shower first and why not now or after reading this article?

Well, I’m telling you this because the cold shower doesn’t just have bodily and moral virtues, but rather the courage to go take a cold shower, to fight your fear is what matters most. Stepping out of your comfort zone will allow you to be successful in your life. Granted, a cold shower is uncomfortable, tiring and difficult at first, but if you finally face your fear you will step out of your comfort zone and it is the rare thing that will set you apart from others.

Often it is considered that after the cold shower you will get sick and catch a cold but this is the worst craziness, nothing true except for cases where your body is hot right after exercise or you have a cold. cardiological disease. In both of these cases, you cannot take a cold shower.

Indeed, if you take a cold shower daily for 2 or 3 weeks, you will already feel in your comfort zone. In other words, cold water will be part of you. Whatever it rains or snows outside, your shower will be cold. This is somewhat the case with some people who are used to very hot showers. Others are not. They will feel a burning effect and will not take it.

Keep in mind that the hotter the water, the worse it is for your health. On the other hand, the colder it is, the better it is.

In short, a cold shower is a habit. If you ever get used to it, you won’t feel a problem.

Virtues and benefits of cold water

Cold water improves your mood, the quality of your fear and your hair. It helps eliminate fat and boosts the immune system and fertility.

1. Improve mood

The cold shower will give you a feeling of happiness. It will allow you to calm your nerves, reduce your stress and boost your energy.

When you wake up in the morning wash your face, don’t you feel wide awake?

Cold water will give you mental and physical energy. A cold shower before school will allow you to study better, before work will allow you to work better, before your gym will allow you to train better.

2. Skin and hair

According to studies, the quality of hair and skin often drops due to hot water. The hot water opens the pores of the scalp and thereby removes the natural oils that are present in the scalp. Many women spend a fortune on treating their hair, but if they try the cold shower, chances are that the treatment would be less frequent.

The skin is also affected. Indeed, the hot shower opens the pores of the skin and the bacteria penetrate there. Cold water does not open the pores of the skin and does not give the pimples the opportunity to appear.

3. Boost the immune system

If you catch a cold quickly, you often have colds and fever … a cold shower stimulates the rebirth and proliferation of immune cells. You will naturally be immune to many diseases, including the winter cold.

4. Help eliminate fat

I’m not telling you that a cold shower will help you lose weight, but rather it will help you reduce weight especially if you play sports or diet.

5. Boost fertility

Hot water leads many men to cases of infertility. In contrast, cold water boosts fertility for both women and men.

How to take a cold shower?

There are 3 methods to adapt to the cold shower.

1. The gradual method

This is the method I recommend if this is your first cold shower. Start your shower normally as usual. Then lower the temperature gradually. Hot water, then lukewarm and finally cold.

2. The planned method

Take a cold shower straight away, but start with your head, then your chest, back, and then your feet. Don’t go from the bottom up.

3. The crazy method

Scream, jump, fight to stay under cold water. This is a method that I don’t recommend at first.



After two months, you will even forget that you are showering with cold water. Your loved ones will be surprised at you. They won’t understand how you do it.

As for the average duration of a cold shower, it is estimated at 8 minutes. If this time is not enough for you, you can continue your shower with lukewarm water.

Believe me, a cold shower is a good habit that will change your life!