Yep that’s exactly what it sounds like! Having a quick spurt of cold does zing you up and get your energy going. I noticed that this summer when I spent a few days at a spa and really loved the ice cold shower in between bouts in the sauna. I don’t do it all the time. This time of year I can’t face it. Better in summer.

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