DEEP FREEZE | What is inflammation and how to treat it Many of us have, at some stage, experienced pain and inflammation due to either injury, health conditions or disease. Inflammation is the body’s response to injury and/or offending agents such as viruses, bacteria or other toxic agents. The immune system sends out its
DEEP FREEZE How to prevent strains and sprains Muscles, tendons and ligaments enable us to move – essential to our daily lives. When we can’t move, we can’t do life. We therefore need to do everything possible to protect ourselves from any injury that could prevent us from moving and performing our daily tasks.
DEEP FREEZE | Preventing and Treating Headaches this Summer When we think about summer we immediately think of sun, sea, outdoors and adventure! You may be planning some serious training sessions this summer or simply looking forward to a lazy beach holiday with hours in the African sun. However, did you know that headaches
DEEP FREEZE | How Deep Freeze helps reduce pain and inflammation Pain scenarios are plentiful – from spraining your ankle coming down the steps through to pain flaring up on that long-awaited run or the needless suffering from joint pain and inflammation when you just need a ‘quick fix’ on the days when it
DEEP FREEZE | When do we want to lessen blood flow In order to lessen blood flow to any area of the body, we need the blood vessels to constrict. This is known as vasoconstriction. In this article, we discuss vasoconstriction and the resulting lessening of blood flow to any given area of the
DEEP FREEZE | Follow our cooldown routine to settle after activity For the most effective cooldown, it’s important to revisit and understand the ‘why’. Cooling down after a workout helps the body’s system and muscles return to a ‘normal’ or ‘resting’ state. We recommend following this general cooldown routine, modifying it where necessary to suit
DEEP FREEZE | Which product to use when? There are numerous products on the market today that help our bodies cope with the demands of our modern lifestyle. Deep Freeze is amongst those products most widely used by professional athletes and their masseuses, as well as the general public. The range is readily available
DEEPFREEZE Cooling down in winter? Yes, it is still important! Cooling down, often referred to warm-down, is needed to restore one’s body to its normal temperature after exercise. You have just returned from an outdoor run in 5°C and the only thing you want to do is jump in a hot shower. This may
DEEP FREEZE - WHAT HAPPENS WHEN WE DON'T COOL DOWN AFTER WORKING OUT A training session or workout generally consists of three phases: warm-up, main work-out and cool- down. This applies to athletes across all levels and spectrums of sport, whether you are a professional athlete or a weekend warrior trying to stay fit.
DEEP FREEZE | COOLING DOWN AFTER EXERCISE CAN BE FUN You have had a hard training session or competition day – adrenaline has rushed through your veins; your heart rate was close to maximum and you’ve sweated it out! But then, suddenly, it is over. Your training session, or competition, is done. What now