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    • #16635
      AvatarGraham
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      Hi,
      Do you recommend a icy blast of cold water on legs in the shower after a hard session?
      If so do you end do it after washing, and end on cold before stepping out or is it best to go back to warm/hot before stepping out of the shower?
      Cheers Graham

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    • #16637
      AvatarLynda
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      Graham,

      What is your goal? What are you aiming to acheive with an icy blast of cold water?

      If the goal is recovery, I don’t recommend a blast of icy shower water. It could be effective if your goal is to adapt yourself to cold conditions.

      I do recommend submerging your legs in cold water for 7-10 mins post ride to enhance recovery.

      Lynda

      • #16639
        AvatarGraham
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        The goal is for recovery and was hopefully achieving what you recommend but in a shower environment.

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