Tag: cold

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]

Cold Thermogenesis – 5 Years Later

It has now been just over five years since I began exploring cold temperature exposure. When I first started doing this, I didn’t use the term thermogenesis. My goal was not to lose fat, but to widen my comfort … [continue reading]

Cold Thermogenesis Interrupted

At the start of this year, I stopped doing daily cold temperature exposure, which is something I have been¬†practicing¬†since 2008. No more cold showers and I could even be spotted walking around Seattle wearing a thin sweater. … [continue reading]

Maximizing Fat Loss with Exercise

This is the 5th and final part of my series of posts on the role of exercise and fat loss. For the most part, I strongly believe that you lean out in the kitchen and not the gym. I think … [continue reading]

Do Cold Showers Lead to Fat Loss or Fat Gain?

There seems to be some contradictory opinions on whether cold temperature exposure leads to fat loss or fat gain. Before I share my current thoughts, I do want to say that regardless of fat loss, I find cold weather training … [continue reading]