Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall is the first to admit he gets stressed, a lot.
So Dr Zoe Williams prescribed him an unusual treatment: a swim, shower or soak in icy water.
Every. Single. Day.
But why? Cold water therapy works to chill you out (sorry) through a process called cross-adaptation. The idea is that by regularly exposing yourself to the stress of icy water you become used to that stress — and therefore better able to deal with other stresses life throws at you.
Ready to give it a go?
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