What are the benefits of cryotherapy?
Benefits of Cryotherapy in Sports
Cryotherapy provides multiple benefits. The first that we find is the increase of the yield, the cryotherapy (of whole body) acts at muscular and cardiovascular level, reason why applied before the intense exercise increases the physical yield and the resistance. There is an increase in blood flow and the release of chemicals that make the athlete achieve greater power, higher top speed and greater resistance to fatigue.
In second place recovery after the effort. Whole Body Cryotherapy applied after great efforts boosts muscle recovery. This fact implies great benefits in periods of high physical demands, such as preseason, competitions, etc..
Thirdly Recovery from injuries. Cryotherapy acts by preventing the development of lesions. Among the benefits of cryotherapy we include the aid to the recovery of injuries. In addition, it reduces considerably the time of convalescence due to inflammatory processes provoked by blows, traumatisms and over-efforts.
And finally, we achieved greater mental balance. Cryotherapy favors the release of endorphins, neuropeptides that create a state of well-being, feeling of happiness and relaxation. All this provides emotional stability to the athlete, feeling vigorous and increased motivation.
Health benefits of cryotherapy
Contributes to the treatment of different diseases.
For example: in the musculoskeletal system, in the central nervous system, in the state of mind and psychology, and in the skin.
Cryotherapy is based on neuroreflex processes induced by the intense and brief effect of extreme cold on the body surface. This explains why its undoubted therapeutic consequences benefit not only the areas on which it is applied, but also the deepest tissues.
The effects can be summarized in: pain relief, inhibition of inflammation, effect on the musculoskeletal system, functional improvement of joints, regulation of the activity of the central nervous system and feeling of well-being.
Benefits of Cryotherapy in Well-being
To reach a state of satisfaction and plenitude with oneself is one of the objectives most desired by most people. Feeling satisfied, content and content with life implies a series of aspects that must be covered. Synthesizing would be: health or psycho-physiological well-being, feeling in harmony with oneself and with the environment, perceiving emotional stability and achieving personal and social fulfillment.
The effects of cryotherapy can help in this objective. Achieving improvement at various levels: health, physical appearance and mood. This will give us a good dose of optimism and increase our quality of life. This benefit of Cryotherapy is very useful when you want to feel good.
Benefits of Cryotherapy in Aesthetics
Among the main positive effects of this treatment are:
- favors the reduction of cellulite
- improves the quality of the skin and various disorders of the epidermis
- increases the basal metabolic rate. Burning the fat stored in the body and favoring weight reduction.
- By favouring the burning of calories, it improves arterial and venous flow (circulation) and favours the oxygenation of the blood.
In addition, with all this we get thanks to cryotherapy:
- Smoother and healthier skin
- Skin rejuvenation
- Reduction of cellulite