Cold Plunge Podcast

The Ice Bath Scam (Alibaba)

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In this solo episode of the Cold Plunge Podcast, Mike Gorman discusses:

Alibaba Ice Bath Scam

We take a critical look at how Alibaba’s platform has made it too easy for drop shippers to sell ice baths, affecting the quality and credibility of the business. Discover the red flags to watch out for and how to ensure you’re investing in a product that’s worth your time and health.

Life Update

Still sick.

I also delve into my recent experiences with bidets, discussing why they are a game-changer for personal hygiene and how they might be more of a necessity than a luxury in our daily lives.

New Morozko Forge

The latest iteration of the Morozoko Forge ice bath has arrived, and it’s turning heads with its innovative barrel shape while maintaining the classic style we’ve come to admire. I share my initial thoughts on its design, functionality, and how it stands up to its predecessors.

Check it out here: Official Morozko Website

Taylor Swift and Jetlag

Taylor Swift recently claimed that “jet lag is a choice,” sparking a flurry of memes and conversations. Beyond the laughs, we explore practical tips and strategies for managing jet lag, making your travels more comfortable and enjoyable.

My Tips for Avoiding Jetlag

  1. Fasting: Begin your journey by fasting at least 6 hours prior to and during your flight. This helps reset your body’s eating clock, which is closely tied to your circadian rhythms.
  2. Sleep Schedule Adjustment: Upon arrival, make it a priority to go to sleep at the proper local time. Even if you’re not tired, adjusting to the local sleep schedule as quickly as possible can help accelerate your body’s adaptation process.
  3. Grounding Technique: Use the grounding technique shortly after arrival by walking barefoot on grass or soil. This can help reset your body’s internal clock by reducing stress and improving your sleep.
  4. Stay Hydrated: Drink plenty of water before, during, and after your flight. Dehydration can worsen the effects of jet lag, so keeping hydrated is key.
  5. Limit Caffeine and Alcohol: Avoid caffeine and alcohol during your flight and close to your bedtime at your destination. Both can affect your ability to sleep and further disrupt your sleep cycle.
  6. Seek Natural Light: Exposure to natural light can help regulate your body’s clock. Try to get sunlight in the morning if you’re traveling eastward and in the late afternoon if you’re heading westward.
  7. Stay Active: Engage in light exercise like walking or stretching. This can help boost your mood and energy levels, making it easier to adjust to the new time zone.
  8. Create a Restful Environment: Make your sleeping area conducive to rest. Use earplugs, eye masks, and other tools to block out unwanted noise and light.
  9. Adapt Your Meal Times: Try to adapt your meal times to the new time zone as soon as possible. Eating according to the local time can help your body adjust more quickly.

The Ice Brick

Long-lasting cubes for your ice bath