Tag: cold

No Soy Friolento

Today I learned a wonderful word. From 10 Spanish Words That Have No English Translation:

 7. Friolento/Friolero

Someone who is very sensitive to cold.

Él es muy friolento y siempre pide que apaguen el ventilador. Since the cold affects

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Lean Out While You Sleep

Another story about how cool temperatures can help adults regain brown adipose tissue for metabolic advantage was published in July, but I just saw it this morning. From Let’s Cool It in the Bedroom:

The cold temperatures, it turned

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Cold Exposure – Not One Size Fits All

Probably the thing that annoys me most when I read health information is how articles fail to define their audience. What is good for some must be good for all. The classic example is coffee. Yes my favorite beverage has … [continue reading]

Visiting the Cryotherapy Chamber

For the past six years, I have been fascinated by cold temperature exposure. When I left the perfect temperatures of San Diego in 2007 for Seattle, I became uncomfortable at temperatures as high as 65 F. I had gotten way … [continue reading]

Cool – Not Cold – Showers For Fat Loss?

I got a really interesting comment yesterday on my 2011 post A High Intensity Approach to Cold Weather Training.

From Rick D:

My first exposure to thermogenics was from a french physician who wrote a book in the early

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Shivering Thermogenesis

Head on over to Getting Stronger and read What cold showers and exercise have in common. This post covers the what we know so far about cold exposure and how it could help us lean out. In addition to … [continue reading]