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REDUCE INFLAMMATION, INCREASE LIBIDO WITH COLD WATER SWIMMING

New Year’s Day typically brings about the Polar Bear Plunge tradition, where swimmers around the world venture into cold bodies of water for a brief period of time, often with the purpose of donating money to charity. One of the longest-running events of this type is the Coney Island Polar Bear Club’s New Year’s Day Plunge, hosted in the Atlantic Ocean at Coney Island in New York since 1903.

But, cold water swimming doesn’t have to be a one-time yearly event. There are documented benefits of periodically adding cold water swimming to your regimen, provided you’re in overall good health.

 

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