DELRAY BEACH, Fla. — There is a social media trend on TikTok that has 1.1 billion views. The hashtag #coldplunge is taking the platform over by storm.
According to NBC's TODAY, there are several benefits to taking an ice bath:
- Reduces inflammation and swelling
- Relieves sore muscles
- Aids exercise recovery
- Lowers core body temperature
- Supports immunity
- Improves mental health
Slash Fitness in Delray Beach has a Fire & Ice class. The session is a 45-minute outdoor function-style workout out in the hot South Florida sun, followed by an outdoor shower, and then up to a three-minute ice bath.
Austin Brock is the co-founder of Slash Fitness and coaches his clients through the process.
A 300-gallon tank is filled with 100 pounds of ice water, Epson salt, and essential oils.