28 Jan '15, 6pm

A new study takes a closer look — Are Ice Baths a Waste of Time?

A new study takes a closer look — Are Ice Baths a Waste of Time?

New research shows ice baths aren’t all they’re made out to be. It’s a love/hate routine with endurance athletes: Peeling off the sweaty shorts after a long workout to soak in a tub full of ice water. It isn’t comfortable, but it’s necessary to accelerate recovery. Or is it? New research published in the January issue of the Journal of Sports Sciences claim cold-water immersion “have no benefit in promoting recovery.” The study, which evaluated 24 male athletes after strenuous exercise, compared athletes without an ice bath to those in standing and seated cold-water immersion. Various markers of physiological stress, including Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness (DOMS), were measured before and up to 72 hours following the test. “There is strong evidence that suggests that athletes feel better after an ice bath, which is likely why they are so popular,” says Dr. Jonathan Leeder ...

Full article: http://running.competitor.com/2015/01/training/ice-baths-...

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