The Three Degree Club

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Is it safe to get in 0° water?

Answer:Yes, although it should be done with caution. The key to cold water exposure is gradual acclimation and adherence to recommended exposure times. The precise temperature control systems we offer allow you to track your progress. Beginners should start with shorter durations and higher temperatures. Individuals with health conditions should consult a healthcare professional before engaging in cold water exposure. 

How long should a session in an ice bath or chill tub last?

Answer: The duration of a cold water exposure session depends on individual tolerance and the intended purpose. Generally, sessions can range from 5 to 20 minutes. It is advisable to start with shorter durations and gradually increase based on personal comfort. 

Can cold water exposure help with muscle recovery after intense exercise?

Answer: Yes, cold water exposure has been shown to aid muscle recovery by reducing inflammation and promoting improved blood circulation. Our ice baths and chill tubs at The 3° Club are designed with these benefits in mind, offering an effective and enjoyable way to enhance the recovery process for athletes and fitness enthusiasts.

Are there any health risks associated with cold water exposure?

Answer: Cold water exposure can pose risks for individuals with certain health conditions such as cardiovascular issues or respiratory problems. It is crucial to consult with a healthcare professional before engaging in cold water therapy, especially for those with pre-existing medical conditions. Our chill tubs and ice baths come with customizable temperature settings, allowing users to tailor their experience to their comfort levels.

Is it simple to maintain my ice bath?

Answer: Yes - there are a few key maintenance tips including replacing the filter once every 30 days for daily users and wiping down and maintaining free space around the chilling unit. You can see all the necessary maintenance points here.

What is the lead time for bespoke ice baths and chill tubs?

Answer: The lead time for bespoke ice baths and chill tubs from The 3° Club is typically 2 to 3 months. Each bespoke creation involves meticulous craftsmanship, and this time frame ensures that we deliver a personalized product of the highest quality.

Can children use chill tubs or ice baths?

Answer: While cold water exposure can offer benefits, it is essential to exercise caution with children and always have an adult present during use. It is recommended to consult with a paediatrician before allowing children to use chill tubs or ice baths. If approved, sessions should be brief, with higher water temperatures to ensure safety and prevent discomfort.

Are there any safety measures I should be aware of when using ice baths or chill tubs?

Answer: Users should be cautious when entering and exiting the ice bath or chill tub to prevent slips or falls. It is advisable to have a companion nearby, especially for those new to cold water exposure. Individuals with medical conditions should seek professional advice before usage. Always follow recommended guidelines for temperature settings and exposure durations to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience. For more information on health and safety procedure click here.