What the Science Says About the Effects of Saunas and Cryotherapy
By Jimmy Kennedy, Senior Scientist, CF-L1, July 22, 2021
Performance athletes are always looking for the next best thing to boost recovery and edge out the competition. But sometimes, therapies with ancient roots prove to be tried and true. Two such therapies—sauna bathing and cryotherapy—have become increasingly popular in the modern age for athletes and the everyday man alike. But while there's lots of research about the effects of temp therapy on health, some evidence still remains hot and cold.