Cryotherapy: Freeze your way to better health?

NEW YORK –– If you think it’s cold outside now, how about enduring temperatures that are hundreds of degrees below zero — by choice? As CBS New York reports, more and more people are venturing to into the “frozen zone” for health and beauty. “Everyone’s looking for the fountain of youth. Everyone’s looking for that thing that’s going to make... Read More

Use Cryotherapy to Train Harder

The dial reads -135°C. I’m about to step into a cryochamber swirling with dry ice that’s colder than any natural environment on Earth. If I believe the hype, the next three excruciating minutes will transform me into some kind of superbeing. My muscles will be revived and recharged, allowing me to train again sooner and harder, and I’ll achieve new... Read More

Cryotherapy: do new nitrogen tanks actually boost workouts, help weight loss?

Up until a few months ago, Roxy Toy had been living with almost constant pain in her back and hips. She’d endured it for 15 years, the result of active duty in the Army. The 42-year-old lieutenant colonel stationed at Moffett Field said she tried “everything” from cortisone shots to acupuncture, none of which offered her more than a few... Read More

Shop Talk: The Performist brings cryotherapy to Palo Alto

The Performist brings cryotherapy — the use of extreme cold to speed the healing process — to Palo Alto’s Town & Country Village. FREEZING AT TOWN & COUNTRY … The big chill has arrived in Palo Alto. We’re not talking weather, ice cream or the 1980s Kevin Kline movie. This chill is in the form of a chamber which gets down... Read More

Would you freeze yourself fit?

(CNN)- Would you dare to freeze yourself fit by stepping into a chilling chamber colder than Antarctica? Golfers are used to frosty fairways, stormy tees and soggy greens but Padraig Harrington is taking the plunge with a real deep freeze. Ireland’s three-time major winner is following in the chilling footsteps of actor Daniel Craig and super-fit soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo by... Read More

NYC’s hottest new beauty trend is literally freezing yourself

It’s 6 o’clock on a recent Tuesday night, and Steven Evans, 38, a dapper British investment banker clad in an open robe, gray Tommy Hilfiger briefs, midcalf tube socks and wooden-soled clogs, stands in a sterile Midtown waiting room. He fidgets alongside his pal, a nervous-looking Alex Silver, 39, until their names are called and they’re led into a closet-size... Read More