No hot showers after workout
- 03-22-2009, 11:16 AM
- 03-22-2009, 01:12 PM
this kinda thing always makes me laugh like honestly how bad is a hot shower gonna be after workouts lol? u gonna loose like 1/1000000 of a cm of ur arms or something?
03-22-2009, 01:15 PM
so the added heat, which raises blood flow and circulation won't help the muscle that was worked out? the russians used to play around with hot/cold showers before and after workouts. wish i had read those studies.
03-22-2009, 04:50 PM
03-22-2009, 04:52 PM
03-22-2009, 06:44 PM
The world is full of idiots.
Also - Suncloud, you're referring to "Contrast" Showers, which are a great way to initiate faster CNS recovery post-workout. I've utilized them when on a calorie deficit as well as when doing two-a-days and they help a noticeable amount.
03-22-2009, 06:46 PM
03-22-2009, 06:47 PM
03-22-2009, 06:57 PM
03-22-2009, 07:00 PM
03-22-2009, 07:43 PM
I read something similar to this in the 80's, wherein the cold shower retracts your skin and gives you a very tight appearance; which in that second it would but once you step out of it??? then what? I never agreed w/that notion.
03-22-2009, 11:46 PM
03-23-2009, 06:39 AM
03-23-2009, 06:41 AM
03-23-2009, 07:24 AM
03-23-2009, 11:01 AM
Man the things some people come up with.....
By the way guys! My buddy who has 27" arms just shared his secret with me! You have to do DB curls hanging upside from a pull up back! Man is that shxt crazy! I gained an inch in a week!
03-25-2009, 02:42 PM
03-25-2009, 06:00 PM
Wanna make it even better? Throw a 20rep set of db pullovers supersetted in with it. That's how I learned about supersetting...
03-25-2009, 09:35 PM
i can't believe i just wasted seconds of my life reading this thread .....
if some one told you to take cold showers after workouts and you were dumb enough to do it then you deserve to take a cold shower every day haha
03-26-2009, 09:32 AM
03-26-2009, 10:20 AM
Damn, you guys are brutal... He just came in asking a question and didn't state it as a fact. You basically knocked the guy for saying someone told him but then you go ahead and tell him it's no big deal as if being told on the internet by anonymous people is any more certain that someone he met?
03-26-2009, 10:46 AM
Sorry if there was confusion or negative results from it. Just going for a few laughs
03-26-2009, 11:44 AM
03-26-2009, 03:11 PM
03-26-2009, 03:19 PM
Just a general feeling i've been getting lately as I go through these "i have a question" threads. Humor is a great thing but it helps when there's an attempt to answering the question at hand. It wasn't pointed at anyone in particular.
03-26-2009, 05:54 PM
03-26-2009, 06:06 PM
03-27-2009, 01:45 PM
There has been some evidence that heat therapy can actually increase the swelling in the muscle which would take longer to heal but a hot shower after a workout should be fine.
03-27-2009, 02:39 PM
03-28-2009, 10:06 AM
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