How To Take Cold Showers
Taking cold showers are beneficial for strengthening capillaries, improving blood circulation, strengthening the immune system, building willpower, calming nerves, increasing alertness, improving skin and hair health, and supporting sperm health and fertility.
It will take most people some time to be become comfortable taking cold showers and there are things you can do make make it easier..
How to Take Cold Showers
- Water temperature: Starting off with all cold water might be more difficult but not impossible. Stand outside the shower and turn on the cold water. If you feel like you want to start with all cold water, go for it. If not, turn on the hot water just a little bit. The goal would be to reduce the amount of hot water you start with each time you take a shower, until you start with all cold water.
- Enter the shower without getting wet: Enter the shower behind the stream of water without letting the water touch your body.
- Take depth breaths: Take a couple of deep breaths to clam your mind and to get oxygen to circulate throughout the whole body.
- Wet your hands, rag, and soap: Move only your hands, rag, and soap into the water and generate a lather. Getting your rag soapy will help take your attention off the water and put it into lathering the rag and washing yourself.
- Wet your feet: Step closer to the water so only your feet enter the water. Your feet will quickly get used to the change in temperature.
- Wet your legs: Once your feet are comfortable, wet your legs. Your legs should get used to the cold water quickly. From there wash your legs. Your attention is now put into washing your legs instead of paying attention to the water.
- Wet your torso: Move your torso into the water and wash your torso, and remember to focus on breathing in and out deeply.
- Wet your arms: Move a little closer and wet your arms and them wash them.
- Wet your head: Move your head under the water. Yes, you are almost fully under the water. Wash your head and face and move your head out of the water to breathe and focus on breathing deeply and calmly. Move your head back into the water when you are ready.
- Wet your back: Move your back under the water. Yes, you are now totally under the water. The back is saved for last because it can be the most sensitive to the cold water. Wash you back now, and then give your entire body another good scrub, all while focusing on breathing deeply.
- Take time to throughly rinse yourself off. As you continue this practice of taking cold showers you will be able increase the amount of time you can spend in the cold shower.
Congratulations! You are now on your way to mastering cold showers. The interesting thing is as you progress in mastering the cold shower, the water will start to feel hotter to you.
The cold showers will strengthen the capillaries and improve blood circulation. Taking cold showers will improve the endocrine, immune, and adrenal system and will allow for the body to quickly adjust to the cold.
Now you know how to take cold showers to improve your health.