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Old 02-23-2007, 04:24 AM   #1
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http://www.stanfordalumni.org/news/m...ures/cool.html

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Old 02-23-2007, 07:11 AM   #2
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I heard about this a while back...sound interesting and might actually work. i wonder how effective a bucket of ice water in the gym would be? Re-reading the article the vacum element likely brings more blood flow to the palm, allowing more heat to vent?
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Old 02-23-2007, 12:45 PM   #3
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Very interesting. Too bad it's $4K currently.
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Old 02-23-2007, 12:48 PM   #4
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i would just try the EMS approach to rapid systemic cooling--put some ice on the carotid, femoral, and axillary arteries. a hell of a lot less expensive. all you'd need is a mini freezer in the gym. i'm sure walmart sells those for less than $4K.
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Old 02-26-2007, 05:39 AM   #5
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Anyone up for an experiment? The gym on the air force base might frown upon me taking a thing of ice into the gym with me. Just a guess.
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