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Empty Ice-Cube Trays and Shrieks: Cold Therapy Comes to the Family Bathtub Amateurs test alleged health benefits of ice-water bathing; ‘we just thought he was insane.
Justin Mullner, a 40-year-old doctor, emptied his family’s two ice makers into the bathtub at his home in Orlando, Fla., added cold water, checked the temperature with a thermometer, stripped down to his swim trunks, and hopped in. His wife, Blair Heinke, heard him screaming less than a minute later. “I thought he was a wimp,” said Dr. Heinke, a former marathoner. “The ice cubes all melted. That’s not cold.”
Ice-water bathing once was the bone-chilling specialty of Scandinavian health fanatics and pro athletes with aching muscles. Now, thanks to social media influencers such as Dutch extreme athlete Wim Hof, aka “Iceman,” actress Gwyneth Paltrow and ultramarathoner David Goggins, it is having a mainstream moment. Amateurs like Dr. Mullner are checking out for themselves the alleged health benefits of cold-water immersion, including stress reduction and boosted energy. But first, many have to surmount a problem. Unlike Mr. Hof, they don’t have a glacial lake nearby…
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