While working on our story on the benefits of exercising in chilly temperatures (page 58), I tested out two of the services we feature. 1. After a workout at
New York City’s Brrrn with my instructor, Caitlyn (“Cake”), I wasn’t sweaty—but not because I wasn’t working hard. They keep the temp at 45 to 60 degrees, which feels great and means I may have burned more fat and calories than in a warmer studio.
2. Next up: cryotherapy at the Nordic Edge in Eastchester, New
York. You’re exposed to extremely cold temperatures (–250°F!) for three minutes.
It’s said to reduce inflammation and help with aches and pain.
With just one session, I can’t vouch for major results, but the cold was tolerable, and it sure feels good when you step out into a fluffy bathrobe!
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