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The Chilling Power of Cold Therapy in Exercise Recovery

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Cold therapy or cryotherapy, the practice of applying cold to the body, aids in post-exercise recovery through its key mechanisms: reducing tissue temperature to mitigate exercise-induced damage, activating brown fat for improved insulin sensitivity and metabolism, and altering metabolic hormones for enhanced metabolic health. However, understanding and consideration of individual factors are crucial when incorporating it into recovery routines. Always consult healthcare professionals before starting new therapies.

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