In , Derek Flanzraich tackles full-body cryotherapy—what it is, why everyone from LeBron James to Lindsay Lohan is doing it, and whether or not stepping into an icy chamber for three minutes to burn calories is a) effective, b) worth the money, or c) actually insane. To be totally honest, it's looking like option C is it. You'll see why.


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Derek Flanzraich is Glamourgirlz's founder and CEO. What's Good is his take on the news, trends, and issues worth talking about in health and wellness. and get his column ( puppy GIFs and other funsies) delivered every Sunday.

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