Blog - Ice Barrel

Category Archives: Athletic Recovery

Mal O’Brien on Mental Health

May is Mental Health Awareness Month and we sat down with Ice Barrel Ambassador Mal O’Brien to dive into how…

CrossFit Games Athlete Brooke Wells takes an ice bath in an Ice Barrel 300

Q&A with CrossFit Athlete Brooke Wells

One of the biggest names in CrossFit, Brooke Wells is hoping to qualify for the CrossFit Games for the ninth…

Man smiling after an ice bath

7 Ice Bath Benefits That Make the Cold Worth It

When it comes to feeling better, people are willing to try just about anything.  The simple act of getting in…

Epsom salts in an ice bath

The Benefits of Epsom Salts in Ice Baths

Epsom salt is a type of magnesium sulfate. This compound is made from a mixture of magnesium, sulfur, and oxygen….

CrossFit athlete Brittany Weiss dips into an Ice Barrel to boost her recovery after a CrossFit workout

Make It to More CrossFit Classes With the Help of Cold Water Immersion

CrossFit is an incredible way to build strength, but to get the best results you must properly recover between workouts….

Runner tired after bonking, or hitting the wall, during a marathon

Do You Bonk During Your Run? Here’s Why and What To Do About It

Many long-distance athletes are familiar with the concept of bonking or “hitting the wall.” It’s the sudden, severe fatigue that…

Ice

Cold Shock Proteins: What They Are and What They Do

It’s well-established that periodic cold exposure can have positive effects on human health. Whether you’re exercising in cold weather or…

Ice Bath vs. Sauna for Post-Workout Recovery: Which is Better?

Some athletes and gymgoers swear by hot sauna sessions after a hard workout, while others prefer taking regular cold plunges…

When Is the Best Time to Take an Ice Bath?

Whether you’re already an ice bath enthusiast or are interested in giving cold therapy a try, you may wonder how…

What Does Your Heart Rate Variability Say About Your Health?

What Does Your Heart Rate Variability Say About Your Health?

Health-conscious people may track a wide variety of health indicators on a daily basis. You may track everything from your…

Cold Habituation: How Winter Olympians Prepare for the Games

Cold Habituation: How Winter Olympians Prepare for the Games

While many Winter Olympics athletes come from cold-weather countries — Norway, Germany, Canada, the U.S., and the Netherlands topped the medal…

man and woman walking briskly in the cold near snow

The Benefits of Exercising in Cold Weather

When the temperatures drop, you may feel disappointed that it’s time to trade your regular outdoor swims, runs, or bike…

Trial new and unreleased Ice Barrel products

Order Summary

  Product Quantity Subtotal
Subtotal $0.00
Tax $0.00
Promo Code Add code
Tax Calculated at checkout
Shipping and handling Calculated at checkout
Total $0.00

Got any questions? Give us a call! 330-539-3375