Cryotherapy – level 3

21-09-2017 15:00

Whole Body Cryotherapy is New York’s latest health and fitness trend, which is meant to boost metabolism and help the body heal itself.

The treatment, which people developed in Japan and people have used in parts of Europe for about twenty years, means that you have to submerse yourself in extremely low temperatures of -130 degrees Celsius.

Cryotherapy works by making the brain believe that the body is freezing, which then goes into survival mode and begins to send blood, enriched with oxygen, enzymes and nutrients, to the body’s core.

In one of New York’s spa, customers pay about 90 US dollars for a three-minute treatment. They wear a bathing suit, socks and gloves to protect themselves from acute frostbite while liquid nitrogen is used to cool the air in the chamber.

Difficult words: metabolism (how fast the body uses food), submerse (cover completely).

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