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Tim Moss

Tim Moss has supported over 100 expeditions across all seven continents. He has climbed new mountains, crossed a desert on foot and recently cycled 13,000 miles around the world. He is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society London and a Guinness World Record Holder. He aims to encourage more people to live adventurously. Read more...


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    Hi there, I’m very pleased to have found this psoting….I have recently made big changes to my diet and started washing in cold water about a month ago……I have always felt the cold badly but in some ways since losing alot of weight it is kind of worse but I was able to have my first cold shower the other day without any problems after first splashing cold water on me after a hot bath for over 3 weeks……What I am wondering is,,,,,,,how long roughly should it take before I can start wearing t shirst in winter??!! I can’t wait to beat this cold feeling..your response would be much appreciated…Also I have started to put ice “things” in my water…and just wondering how long I should spend in the cold shower after having a hot shower?I will do whatever it takes to beat this cold once and for all!!

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    Tim Moss

    Hi Deborah, thanks for your message and great to hear that you too enjoy the thrill of cold water!

    I’m afraid I am an enthusiast rather than an expert so couldn’t advise on the specifics. I do it because I enjoy it and I think it probably does some good but beyond that, I’ll have to leave it to you to experiment and/or Google.

    Good luck!


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