From Town & Country | By Jen Murphy
"To me, God is cold,” says Wim Hof, the Dutch “iceman” who is making headlines preaching the health benefits of exposure to extreme cold (better focus, sleep, metabolism). He is not alone. Elite athletes regularly take post-exertion ice baths; in spas, cryotherapy is all the rage. Well, planet earth has two real world cryotherapy chambers: the Arctic and Antarctic. More ships than Shackleton could ever have imagined are now taking passengers to both, and not just to ogle glaciers and penguins through binoculars. The new vessels are enabling polar athleticism (or at least plenty of healthful physical activity).
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