: What it’s like to experience cryotherapy, the -200 degree chamber that top athletes like Steph Curry use for fast recovery

What separates world class athletes from their challengers isn’t just how they train, but also how they recover. That’s why top athletes like Steph Curry and Cristiano Ronaldo, among others, in recent years have been using a new tool for full body recovery called cryotherapy.

Cryotherapy is the use of extremely cold temperatures for overall recovery, most notably in large gaseous chambers. The chamber fills up with nitrogen gas and encapsulates your body with temperatures hitting as low as -230° F.

A cryotherapy session is like a much more intense ice bath (the latter are typically used by top athletes and are around 40° F) but they’re dry and only last about three minutes, the length of the Beach Boys’ “Sloop John B.

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