I love cold water swimming in winter! You should try it too!

in health •  last year  (edited)

A year ago I started going into the cold water in winter and I fell in love with that activity!

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Now I do it every week on sundays from november to april. Every time I try to extend the time I spend in cold water.

I always do an warm-up before I go into the cold water. I'm running for few minutes in the forest.

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Maybe it's not exactly swimming yet because as You see I wear a cap and gloves but I have plan to take them off next time:)

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In Poland we have minus 0 temperature so as You can se there is an ice on the surface of water.

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And we have a lot of swans which don't want to fly away to Africa so people need feed them up.
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Spending time in cold water makes me happy and powerful. It's a great way to mind reset and be loaded by positive energy.

After swimming in cold water I have a lot of endorphins and I'm ready for new week!

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For me is the best way to spending time with nature in winter.

I have plan do to it for the rest of my life:) And I really recommend this activity for everybody!

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Wow, you really seem to enjoy it! 😁❄❄❄brrrr

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Yes, I love it and I don't know why😉 You should try too!

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Haha, this is really fascinating for me, seeing you bathe in the ice cold water with the ducks and swans. 😀
A friend of mine also likes swimming in cold water (though not as cold as you, I guess). She tells me that this has many health benefits and positive effects on the body's fat cells.
However, I think, it is not a thing for me. 😉 I even have troubles with taking my first steps into the swimming pool in the summer, because it is too cold for me. haha
Cu, Chris

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Any chance that you are related to Wim Hof?


haha

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Yes! I love this guy!!!❤ and he lives in Poland so maybe one day I met him;)

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Haha, maybe you meet him in the ice cold pond. 😉hehe
CU,
Chris

Wow this looks crazy when you live in the tropics hehe.

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Yes, it is crazy! But I love water even in winter;)

A lot of people in Finland do that when lakes are frozen and there's a hole in the ice. I know it'd be super good for blood circulation but even thinking about it gives me goosebumps. 😅 I'm glad you enjoy that, though! 😊

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Thx! I prefer warm temperatures too but cold swimming is like addiction:)

:D brrr
brawo za odwagę,

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dzięki!

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Chwilę tam chyba byłaś skoro kaczki zwabiłaś i tak daleko zaszłaś.

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Póki co wchodzę na 10-15 minut a kaczki i łabędzie są na tej plaży cały czas więc nie trzeba ich zwabiać. Na szczęście są całkiem przyjazne:)

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I'll just watch at the photos and imagine that it's me swimming there~ That's as far as I can go when it comes to cold water :D

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It's not so bad as it looks like 😉

Hey girl, I'm Oatmeal Joey, and the ducks are walking on water like Jesus. Holy cow. Well, you are beautiful even in the cold. A winter wonderland.

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Hi! I'm totally agree with You, ducks and swans look awesome on ice:)

You are much braver than I am @ilovelean Good for you! I hear bathing in cold water it is actually a very healthy activity to do. Have a dip for me!!!!

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Thank You! That is true I'm not longer get cold while I'm swimming in cold water;)!