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CT stage 1

Discussion in 'Cold Thermogenesis' started by TANN, Jul 12, 2017.

  1. TANN

    TANN New Member

    i started the CT a few weeks back and got great results.
    I didn't do stage 2 for long because it's time consuming.
    What are people's experience of just doing the face dunks ongoing as its a much easier practice to slip into the day.
  2. Get in the tub. More effective.
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  3. Jack Kruse

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  4. ScottishEmma

    ScottishEmma Silver

    I'm just moving to tub from daily face dunks. I've finished my shower on cold and I've found a way to make it more tolerable but yeah, it's hardcore being in that cold bath. Brrrrrrr!
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  5. drezy

    drezy New Member

    Go Emma! It's your birthday!
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  6. ScottishEmma

    ScottishEmma Silver

    If it was my birthday I'd totes find a more fun way to spend it than in a bath of cold water :)
  7. drezy

    drezy New Member

    My birthday is around the corner and knowing what I learned here I think I'll be in the cold tub twice as long on that day #inittowinit.
    Last edited: Jul 15, 2017
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  8. ScottishEmma

    ScottishEmma Silver

    21? :)

    Weirdly I'm actually looking forward to a cold bath later. I mean, I'm not really. I'm looking forward to the idea. The reality is somewhat different :)
  9. caroline

    caroline Moderator

    honestly - cold showers are somewhat harder.
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  10. WalterNL

    WalterNL New Member

    Yeah I agree. In the tub it's cold for the first moment but I quickly get a nice glow over me until I've been in there long enough.
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  11. drezy

    drezy New Member

    Lol! I feel like I shed about 2 decades doing all this. I started out by imagining that my son was in mortal danger unless I immersed. That shifted my focus away from the cold. Now I'm able to just get in, though I yell out a cat call each time. For some reason that makes it feel better.
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  12. ScottishEmma

    ScottishEmma Silver

    Yep, plenty of sweary words coming from this bathtub! :)
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  13. caroline

    caroline Moderator

    That is the way to do C/T properly - plenty of really disgusting language!

    and then ..... to do housework naked.....
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  14. Danco3636

    Danco3636 Silver

    I use to do the cold tub. But once I discovered a cold river swim the tub no where compares. The tub is just boring.
    A close second and better for me than the tub is an outside morning shower nude in the sun.
    Awe...... revreshing and energizing year round.
  15. I just put on good music and spend 30 or so minutes at around 47-50 degrees relaxing and meditating. Seriously, you won't die from that temp in that short of time. You get used to it. The cold actually numbs the skin after a minute or two and then feels like nothing. I find that temps above 55 degrees are less comfortable because of less numbing. I get out and warm in the sun--total bliss!
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  16. ScottishEmma

    ScottishEmma Silver

    Not possible where I am. Scotland = no sun.

    I get what you're saying about temp. Once I'm in I'm usually ok, it's the filling the bath up that's hard. I wonder if getting in to a half full tub would be easier...
  17. Even Scotland has sun. You need to eat a boatload of seafood. I got sunburned playing golf at St. Andrews back in the day. Just saying.
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  18. ScottishEmma

    ScottishEmma Silver

    Aye, East coast get great sun!
  19. Just did 40 mins of ct in a cold bath submerged to my neck at a starting temp of 48 degrees. Then 35 mins each side laying in the Virginia midday sun wearing my "stripper thong'" with mesh fabric for max exposure. Easy peasy.
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  20. drezy

    drezy New Member

    Did any ladies stuff bills in that thong? Take it and run.
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