Category Archives for Cold

Cold Exposure Increases Insulin Sensitivity

Type 2 diabetes, which is reaching epidemic proportions, is characterized by increased insulin resistance. The hormone insulin doesn’t work as well as normally, and so the beta cells in the pancreas


Could Cold Showers Cut Muscle Growth?

  Cold water immersion has its drawbacks Reader Rob pointed me to a study on how cold water immersion after a workout affects muscle growth: Post-exercise cold water immersion attenuates acute anabolic