Cold showers and baths with rosemary shower gel for vagal tone and tissue repair. It’s not everyone’s cup of tea but it will benefit you hugely especially if you are a regular exercise goer!
There are 12 cranial nerves in your body, the 10th is called the Vagus Nerve. The Vagus nerve amongst other functions is responsible for digestion in the G.I Tract. It runs from your brainstem to your abdomen bypassing the heart and the lungs and forms part of your involuntary nervous system and controls things like heart rate and digestion.
So, taking a cold shower in the morning will help your metabolism and muscles tone over time, it will also invigorate you and make the early starts easier!
Top benefits of a cold water shower or bath every day, with these reasons you’ll be jumping in!
- Tightens the Skin
- Reduces Fatigue
- Relaxes and repairs muscles
- Speeds up the metabolism
- Supports the immune system
- Stimulates the mind
Start by splashing cold water on your face and build up to a shower and if you’re an athlete or regular exercise goer then cold baths are the one for you! If you are pregnant, have adrenal exhaustion or high blood pressure then stick with cold water splashes on your face and consult with your health practitioner.
Come and join me on Saturday 21st August 2021 for a morning of wild swimming and breathing techniques followed by a picnic in the fields. The event will be in Tonbridge, Kent and tickets are available at www.thegutclinic.net/product/wild-swimming-picnic-event/.
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