Does This Formula Work?
Yes, this formula really does work. We will share the formula here to start with, and then go through it, in more detail in this blog. The formula is very simple and low cost to implement, so please don’t make the mistake of dismissing it because of these reasons. The deeper knowledge of this formula from this blog below, will bring you deeper understanding of it why it works.
The formula is 4 steps, which are…
- 5 to 10 mins of sunlight first thing in the morning, 10-30 mins of sunlight around 12 noon. (Alternative available if lack of sunlight)
- A glass of Active Hydrogen Water first thing + breathing 30mins of Hydrogen during the day.
- 10mins Wim Hoff breathing technique done well
- 2-15mins Ice Bath of around starting around 12 Celsius and working towards -2 Celsius over a period of time that suits your body
This is an example of the protocol I’m doing for myself, any part can be changed to suit you, yet together they complement each other very well, as you will find out why! This formula I have seen and heard firsthand results. A young man of 23 years old was suffering from Mould toxicity and chronic fatigue, extreme tiredness and weight loss over a 2-year period and within 8 months of using this formula all symptoms have gone. (Plus, he had tried many expensive therapies before this that did not work) A friend of ours, The Mexican Ice Man, had Lymes Disease, before started the Wim Hoff method, and now he has been checked by the hospital and the results have shown no signs of Lymes Disease. We have multiple cases of chronic depression, turning around very quickly. We have cases of clients with symptoms of auto-immune disease, going into remission or substantial improvement. If you click here, you can read dozens of testimonials from Wim Hofs website
What Do I Think of This Formula
What I have seen in 25 years of being a natural health consultant. Is that the biggest factor with the onset of a chronic illness, is stress, yes, there are often other factors, yet I believe this is the biggest one. In the world today depression and suicide rates are going up considerable. The plus side is that this protocol seriously lifts your mood very quickly.
I’ve learnt over the years difficult, complicated and expensive protocols and this by far is my favorite protocol that I recommend to my clients as the foundation base, I may add a couple of extra little things depending on the individual case, yet this is the base, and on its own gets results. So, let’s get to it…
Step 1. Sunlight
The first part of this formula is, if possible first thing in the morning as the sun is coming up to get some sun exposure, between 5 mins to 15mins, if longer even better and around 12 noon to get up to 30 mins of exposure of the sun onto as much skin as possible.
Exposure to this sunlight has shown results in studies to…
- greater alertness during the day
- better sleep at night
- better mood during the day
- reduction in Anxiety
- reduce blood pressure
- increase in Melatonin
- increase in Gaba, an essential amino acid, in the brain that reduces with too much stress.
- helps to balance your circadian rhythm
- reduces risk of sunburn later on in the day
- strengthens the skin
- reduces the risk of cancer
How Does This Work?
Getting some sunlight first thing, as the sun comes up, or near to it, has shown to helps to set your circadian rhythm, it increases your melatonin, increases your gaba and helps you be alert during the day, and it can give you a small amount of vitamin D3. The sunlight around 12 noon is the best sunlight for absorbing D3.
Have you ever questioned, why we never get sunburn first thing in the morning? This is because the early morning sun is particularly low in UV-B (or ultra-violet) rays. This ray is the type of light that affects our upper layer of skin. UV-B light is what gives our skin a tan or burn, depending on how long we are exposed to it.
The sunlight in the morning, instead, is full of UV-A and IR-A (or infrared) lights. IR-A rays are potent for health.
The world is currently facing an epidemic of vitamin D3 deficiency linked to the overuse of sunscreen and sun avoidance. Vitamin D3 can be obtained from supplements, but it is best created and absorbed through sunlight.
If you live in the UK or where the sunlight is low during the winter, the alternative is to get a UVB Lamp that will help your body make vitamin D3, this would be my first recommendation or supplement with Vitamin D3.
Water (H20) already has hydrogen in it, but it is not in its active form as a free moving H2 Molecule, it is bound to oxygen, as soon as it is released from the oxygen molecule, the H2 turns into the most effective selective antioxidant there is, scavenging your body for only harmful free radicals, and once H2 comes into contact with a harmful free radical, it simple turns it back into H20 which the body easily utilizes.
To start of it is great, to start the day with a glass of water. Yet energizing your water with Active Hydrogen is an added plus. (All of our hydrogen machines make active hydrogen water, if you would like to see our hydrogen machines, please go to our product page)
The added benefit of having the active H2 water or hydrogen inhalation just before you do the Wim Hof breathing and Ice bath. Is that when you do the Wim Hof breathing Technique your body is flushed with oxygen, which starts the process of clearing toxicity and distributing your nutrients around your body. Then once you go into the ice water. This flush process of nutrients being distributed, and toxicity being cleared up goes even deeper into the body. So, in this process the active hydrogen acts as a prefect free radical scavenger in this process of helping the body to clear up toxicity in your body, in short it is a extra helping hand cleaning up the body.
The Wim Hof method is becoming legendary now around the world. I cannot recommend it highly enough. Below is the 10-minute guided video for you to practice it yourself if you like, if you have not tried it yet.
My extra tips on would be a few minutes before you start, practice some slow deep conscious breaths. Sometimes when your making love to your partner, it’s good to start slowly and build up the rhythm, it could be a similar analogue with this breathing technique. Then you build up, so it is a really strong breath, to the point where you might feel tingling in your fingers, and you feel slightly lightheaded. (This is why I normally do this in a reclining chair or lying down) If you do not do the first part with a full strong breath, then when it comes to the second part of the holding of the out breath, you will find the second part more difficult. The holding of the breath in this technique, pushes the oxygen even deeper into your cells.
The point of this breath is you flood your body with oxygen, which in itself is great for all your cells, it helps to alkalize your blood, it will give you a sense of clam, plus in the next stage which you go into the ice water, because you have all this extra oxygen in you, many people say it makes, it easier to go into the ice water.
Step 4. Ice Bath
Recently I went through a period of stress, moving countries, moving house, having a newborn baby, and my dear wife was diagnosed with Hashimoto’s, and I had a flare up of ulcerative colitis which I normally keep at bay. What I found interesting is that in all my toolbox of things that could help me get the ulcerative colitis back into remission, was that I believe it was having these ice-cold baths helped me the most. As a kid I would often go with my friend Jamie and find ice cold water to swim in, in Cornwall, Dartmoor, Scotland or Wales, and we knew we felt great from doing it, but it was only a few times in the year. Sadly, I did not know the full health benefits at that time of cold water. I wish I did, because I believe it could of possibly helped me allot with keeping the ulcerative colitis at bay.
After getting a diploma in Chinese medicine, I learnt that inflammation is considered excess heat, whether this heat is in the body or simply a hot head. My experience is that these short cold bath emersions have helped me allot to balance this excess heat, this is just my insight on this.
I meant a guy a long time ago in Torquay, who told me his story that one day he was determined to commit suicide, and he started to swim out to sea, on the bases he would not come back again. But as he started to swim, he felt a little bit better, and this feeling grew, now a few years later, every day he goes for a cold-water swim.
So, consider this in just the last year, the suicide rate in America has gone up 60%. Without doubt I have seen it time and time again that cold water therapy, ups your mode. One study has even shown your dopamine level can go up 200% after a cold dip.
Some of The Possible Benefits research is showing with cold therapy is…
- Reduces inflammation and swelling
- Relieves sore muscles
- Reduce pain of chronic conditions such as arthritis and fibromyalgia
- Aids exercise recovery
- Supports immunity
- Improves Mental health
A Cold Shower Keeps the Doctor Away
Geert A. Buijze and his colleagues asked 3,000 volunteers in the Netherlands to finish their morning showers with a 30-, 60-, or 90-second blast of cold water, or to shower as they usually did, for 30 consecutive days. Then the researchers looked at the work attendance records of the same people over that period. On average, in all the groups that doused themselves with cold water, people were absent 29% fewer days than people in the control group. The researchers’ conclusion: Cold showers lead to fewer sick days.
A small study found that taking 20-minute ice bath 4 days a week improved quality of life in people with gout. They had better joint mobility and less stress, anxiety, and depression. Scientists think that exposing your body to cold water triggers a stress response and activates the nervous system. These changes can improve your mood and help you adapt to stress over time.
How do I start Cold Therapy?
A good start is, after you have finished your hot shower, have between 30 seconds to 2 minutes of a cold shower. Then the next stage is, if it feels suitable for you, is to either fill up a bathtub indoors or get an outdoor bathtub that can cost as little as £50 on amazon and from your freezer add some ice. Or if you want to go the next stage go to Alibaba.com and type in ice baths and you can get all the professional equipment.
What temperature is right
There is no exact science, or one fit suit all. The trick is to start slowly reducing the temperature. This is the golden rule is it needs, to be uncomfortable but safe. You can start of around 10 to 15°C between 2 to 5 minutes. Please do be careful and never go beyond what feels right for you.
After a period of time maybe 6 months your body may get stronger, your body will probably start to make more brown fat, which has a whole load of health benefits over white fat. From helping to increase your metabolism, to even helping to support your thyroid health. As your strengths builds up, you may want to lower the temperature, some people go to -2 degress. At this temperature you do have, to have lots of experience, so please take care, and get professional guidance.
How often should you take ice baths?
Again, there is no set rules here, it is rather a case of what works for you. Personally, I have one in the morning before breakfast. With athletes it is showing that straight after a workout is giving the best results with sports recovery. Some people who have a period of stress and are having trouble sleeping a cold dip or shower before sleep can possibly help.
What are the risks of taking ice baths?
Taking an ice bath can be risky, especially if you have certain health conditions. So be sure to talk to your healthcare provider before you try one. Your provider may recommend avoiding ice baths if you have:
- High blood pressure or heart disease
- Breast implants or other cosmetic implants
- Circulatory problems
- Conditions that increase your sensitivity to cold
Staying in an ice bath for too long can also cause hypothermia, which occurs when your body temperature drops too low. That’s why it’s important to use a timer and keep your ice baths brief. And remember to pay attention to your body. You should get out of an ice bath immediately if you start shivering uncontrollably or notice skin color changes.
I believe the problem with so many natural health protocols are that they can be very expensive, and from being in a recession now and the world is in a more stressful places partially with the war in Ukraine. Whether you can do part of this formula or all of it, it is very excessable to most people. Plus, I believe your body is your best pharmacy, and all of this stuff helps you to active your natural healing ability.
This Stuff Works
Now that you have this knowledge, what are you going to do with it, are you going to look for my spelling mistakes, or the bits I got wrong. Or will you see the big picture and take some action on what you have learnt here. This is what I encourage you to do, step up, raise your standard and live the life you love.
And if this does make a big improvement with your overall happiness and health, in a few months’ time when you start seeing the results, please send me a message, I love hearing results, or if you’re getting a bit stuck and you’re looking for some extra health coaching to get you through send us a message at email@example.com and we can book a coaching session for you with myself Tony or with Andrew Morey. We are here for you.
Also, worth the watch on national geographic Chris Hemsworth the actor who play Thor in The Avengers, has made a program called limitless which he goes through the benefits of cold-water therapy and other techniques all in this field of Longevity and wellbeing.
To your amazing health and happiness
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