Constructed With Care & Quality Components
Chill Springs Cold Tubs are made from stainless steel with a teak top and a black aluminum surround. The Chill Springs looks stylish and is suitable for indoor or outdoor use. Temperature settings go as low as 3 degrees and cold tubs hold up to 300 litres of water. Included are a built-in patent pending ozonator for clear water plus an insulated cover to help reduce running costs. An antifreeze function helps prevent the formation of ice or frost on the heat exchanger coils or other components of the system. A hose pump connection is also available for easy draining.
Benefits of a Cold Plunge
- Improved circulation:
Coldwater plunging causes vasoconstriction, which is the narrowing of blood vessels. When you expose your body to cold water, your blood vessels constrict, and when you come out of the cold water, they dilate, leading to improved circulation throughout the body. This can help improve cardiovascular health and overall blood flow.
- Enhanced immune system:
Coldwater plunging has been shown to have a positive effect on the immune system. Cold exposure stimulates the production of white blood cells, which are essential for fighting off infections and diseases. Regular coldwater plunges can strengthen your immune system and make you less susceptible to illnesses.
- Increased energy and alertness:
Immersing yourself in cold water can activate your sympathetic nervous system, also known as the “fight or flight” response. This response releases adrenaline and increases oxygen intake, which can boost your energy levels and make you more alert and focused.
- Faster muscle recovery: Coldwater plunging is commonly used by athletes to aid in muscle recovery. The cold water helps reduce inflammation and muscle soreness by constricting blood vessels and decreasing swelling. This allows for faster recovery after intense physical activity.
- Mental and emotional well-being:
Coldwater plunging can have a positive impact on mental health. The shock of cold water triggers the release of endorphins, which are natural mood enhancers. It can also help reduce stress and anxiety levels, improve sleep quality, and promote a sense of well-being.
- Skin and hair health:
Coldwater plunges can be beneficial for your skin and hair. Cold water helps tighten the pores, making the skin look smoother and reducing the appearance of acne and blemishes. It can also promote healthier hair by closing the hair cuticles and making the hair shinier and less prone to breakage.
- Increased tolerance to cold:
Regular coldwater plunging can help improve your body’s ability to tolerate cold temperatures. Over time, you may find that you are more resistant to cold weather and have a higher tolerance for cold water, making you less likely to feel discomfort in chilly environments.
- Enhanced mental resilience:
Coldwater plunging can train your mind to embrace discomfort and build mental resilience. Facing the shock of cold water can help you develop a stronger mindset, improve your ability to handle stressful situations, and increase your overall mental toughness.
Cold exposure can significantly increase the production of norepinephrine in the body, with a consistent increase of 200-300% that does not diminish over time. The colder the temperature, the more pronounced the body’s response to the increase in norepinephrine production. In fact, a 20-30 second immersion in near freezing water can elicit the same level of increase as a 6 hour walk in 16°C weather.
Cold exposure can stimulate the production of a protein called PGC-1 alpha, which can increase metabolism at a cellular level. PGC-1 alpha is being targeted by pharmaceutical companies in the development of treatments for obesity, diabetes, and cardiomyopathy. In muscle tissue, the increased energy released from the production of PGC-1alpha can improve aerobic capacity and endurance, as well as increase resistance to fatigue.
Increased Killer T Cells
Cold water immersion, particularly in the winter, can challenge the immune system and the way hormones communicate with the body. Studies have shown that regular winter swimmers experience adaptive reactions, including an increase in the production of the antioxidant glutathione. Just a few cold water sessions over a 6 week period can increase the number of lymphocytes, a type of immune cell. Some research has even found that males exposed to 39°F for 30 minutes had an increased number of “killer T cells,” which are cells that help to eliminate viruses. These findings suggest that cold water immersion may have immune-boosting effects on the body.
There is widespread anecdotal evidence that suggests that cold water immersion can boost the immune system. Many people report feeling healthier and less prone to illness after regularly using a cold tub. While the immune system is complex and difficult to study, it is believed that the cold can help to adapt and harden the body to disease and infection. Despite the lack of robust scientific studies on this topic, many people believe in the immune-boosting benefits of cold water immersion.
Our cold water tubs warranty provides coverage for defects in workmanship and defects or malfunctions that arise during normal use conditions for a period of 2 years from the date of delivery.
This warranty applies only to non-commercial, residential use of the cold tub and plunges and only to the original purchaser or original owner if the product was purchased as a gift. The warranty does not cover damage resulting from the addition of chemicals to the water, neglected filter care and replacement, power outages, low water flow, restricted air flow, or any other form of neglect, misuse, or abuse. There may be other exclusions to this warranty, as described in the Limited Warranty. It is important to carefully read and understand the terms of the Limited Warranty in order to fully
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