Annoying love handles just at minus 110 degrees wegfrieren that promises the cryotherapy , a trend from the United States. We test that
Does the new ice age really make you beautiful ? No, it ‘s not about climate change ! It ‘s about a short time in the icy cold , about staying in a cryochamber . At minus 110 degrees , annoying fat deposits are supposed to disappear .
Among Hollywood stars like Jessica Alba, Demi Moore and Lindsay Lohan has cryotherapy long a reputation as a modern variant of the body forming . Here is it to be only one did anything to lose weight to do. Look , we us this but even more closely at.
What is cryotherapy ?
Actually comes the process of the medicine and is there in front of all, as a complementary thermal treatment against rheumatism , arthritis and other joint – and autoimmune diseases used . Even professional athletes use the cold chamber to support the muscle regeneration and healing of minor injuries such as bruises or sprains .
That is also the fatty tissue through the cold recedes , was it by chance discovered . Because fat cells crystallize at a temperature of about 4 degrees, die and the annoying love handles disappear .
Jacob Lund / Shutterstock.com For fit people can cryotherapy last fat reserves melt .
How does cryotherapy work ?
The cold chamber is slowly cooled down to minus 110 degrees with liquid nitrogen . This cools the skin surface a is located person, so for example your , very sharply. In consequence of the thereby resulting temperature difference to the environment takes your brain a life-threatening situation true . To make up before the freezing to protect , starts your body , the temperature to regulate . The muscles contract – you are shaking . But hello.
This increases your energy consumption and the body attacks the stubborn fat reserves back . So can each of physique during an application up to 700 calories burned are . For even more hours after the visit in the cold chamber runs your metabolism continues to full speed .
What is cryolipolysis ?
The Cryolipolysis is a modern , non-invasive method . It was in the United States as a method for Bodyforming developed to target small and moderate fat accumulation in abdomen , thighs , buttocks and hips to treat . And all without surgery.
just frank / PR When CoolSculpting be applicators on the respective treatment zone set that with a slight vacuum the below located adipose tissue aspirate
This process is offered , for example, by CoolSculpting , a clinically tested cryolipolysis system. Here be applicators on the respective treatment zone placed , which with a slight vacuum the below located adipose tissue aspirate .
The method attempts , located on local , skin-friendly manner certain properties of our body advantage to make . It is based on the assumption , that adipose tissue in comparison to the remaining tissue cold susceptible is . By extreme cooling are sensitive fat cells die off and through the lymphatic system of the body excreted be .
For whom is cryotherapy suitable ?
Sounds great? Yes , but very slowly : a visit in the cold sauna should you only then plan , if you completely healthy are . Are disorders as a circulatory disorder that Renaud- syndrome or an allergy to cold front , should you on a visit to forego . Even during a pregnancy should you by shock freezing refrain .
The application is located at best for already fittest people that annoying flab despite sports and diets not get away . Obese that much weight to lose will , should the cold therapy no miracles expected , can it but in addition to a change in diet and training use .
What brings cryotherapy ?
In addition to the weight loss promises that cryotherapy your well-being to increase , your performance to improve and your immune system to strengthen . You should you total relaxed and energetic feel . By the way : The shivering should be also well for tightening the connective tissue are and so help , unloved cellulite prevention .
About the actual long-term effects of cryotherapy is yet but little known . Treatment results are simply too different for each individual and studies are often carried out with too few test persons to draw conclusions about general effects .
Is cryotherapy dangerous ?
While the treatment can it though in some parts of the body to a slight voltage – or numbness come and then to a slight reheating pain . The cryotherapy is true , however , correct application and properly functioning equipment provided , as few side effects . The cold favors also no illnesses like colds or cystitis , because the core body temperature remains during the entire time in the chamber constant .
What does cryotherapy cost ?
To long-term by the positive effects of cryotherapy to benefit , would have you to check regularly repeat . ” It is the same as with sports,” explains Anna Weißbeck of Cryopoint . She recommends the visit in the cold chamber with sports units to connect . An application at Cryopoint costs 39 euros. The price varies , however, depending on provider .
How feels to a visit in the cold sauna on?
To the cold -Trend on the ground to go , does our colleague Caroline Capricorn the self-test dared . Here she reports on her experiences in the frost chamber .
Karolin Capricorn Just no cold feet get – with gloves and slippers rises Karoline into the freezing chamber .
Self -test : intern Karoline can be flash frozen
Only in underwear , with gloves and thick slippers on the feet am I in front of the ice box of Cryopoint branch in Hamburg- Winterhude . Me is honestly said a bit queasy at the thought of 3 minutes flash-frozen to be . Owner Anna White Beck prepares the ice box already before . The nitrogen billows as steam up from the box out , while those on its operating temperature -110 degrees cooled down is . The temperature swings is then somewhere interlocutory -105 and -120 degrees one .
After the half the time comes , the icy feeling
It is going on . In the box climb I on a small stool , so my head up looking out can . In regular intervals is new nitrogen into the chamber directed to the, temperature constant to maintain . Contrary to my expectations is there but a pleasant cold , which is neither wet nor pungent feels . At the beginning of the 3 minutes is me and only slightly cool , but the change is to the half of the time abruptly .
3 minutes can be a hell of a long time
Because at once is me really cold . I get a goose bumps , and in my thighs feel I a light , stinging cold pain . The body is there on the coldest , where the most fat is located that had Anna me explain . Well then do I even now , where the comes . Shortly before the end is the cold always unpleasant and my needs , the box to leave , is always greater . 3 minutes can so damn incredible astray long to be!
The cold acts like a mood booster
When the door of the box again rises , passes through me immediately a comforting , warm feeling . While I , I still always one goose bumps , but my body warms up slowly again on. In fact, I also notice how my mood is rising . Only my thighs stay cold . ” Today evening can it be his, that you tired going because your body is now so intently has,” explains me Anna.
Melina Kersten Cold but happy – the cold chamber works like a good mood booster.
” Your body is now also try yourself trick in the he you said , that he hungry is , even though you do not have hunger .” So would he namely the burned calories again compensate . Right ! My stomach logs is actually in the bus on the way to home . Don’t give in now !
The blast freezing worth up
After the one application feel I though still nothing of tighter skin and less fat on your body , but I feel myself fitter, happier and more balanced . On the evening feel to my thighs even to such as have I a slight soreness . In addition, am I pretty tired and sleep deeply and relaxing one – a great feeling .
Whether to a visit in the cold sauna worth , have you at the end itself decide . The desired weight-loss effect is controversial from a scientific point of view . For some , the cold – in addition to sufficient exercise and a balanced diet – is a good addition to body tuning. But also to shut down after a stressful day is to a cold bath wonderful .