Cold Plunges: The Benefits of Cold Exposure with Matt and Brie Kuiper of Desert Plunge (FFP Podcast 160)

Written by: Dr. Anthony Balduzzi,

Men's Health Doctor & Founder
The Fit Father Project & Fit Mother Project

Written by: Dr. Anthony Balduzzi,

Men's Health Doctor & Founder
The Fit Father Project & Fit Mother Project

cold plunges

Episode 160 of the Fit Father Project Podcast is all about cold plunges and the many benefits of cold exposure.

In this episode, you’ll meet Matt and Brie Kuiper of Desert Plunge, an Arizona-based company specializing in handcrafted, high-quality cold plunge tubs.

In 2019, Matt and Brie were traveling through Ecuador when Matt faced a sudden onset of severe insomnia, anxiety, and depression that turned his world upside down. 

For the next seven months, he tried multiple healing modalities with little relief, including antidepressants, talk therapy, natural remedies, and more. 

Then, Matt found a cold plunge wellness center and started going every day religiously. Daily ice baths, exercise, breathwork, prayer, and mindfulness are what turned things around for him and brought relief and healing. 

Matt quickly realized that cold therapy is vital to managing your mental health and realized how many people this could help. 

And that’s where Desert Plunge was born! 

Matt and Brie want as many people as possible to experience the healing power of cold therapy at an affordable price, and I can’t wait for you to hear their story!

In this episode, you’ll learn about:

  • The benefits of cold plunges.
  • How to get started.
  • Why cold plunges are so much more than just ‘cooling off.’
  • How to make cold exposure work for you and what ails you.
  • And so much more!

So, if you want to get the most from your health and fitness efforts, listen to this episode on cold plunges, take some notes, and check out FF30X!

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Dr. Anthony Balduzzi, NMD
Men's Health Doctor & Founder
The Fit Father Project & Fit Mother Project

Founder Fit Father Project, Founder Fit Mother Project

After watching his own Dad lose his health and pass away at the young age of 42, Dr. Balduzzi founded The Fit Father Project and Fit Mother Project to help busy dads and moms get and stay healthy for their families.

Dr. Anthony Balduzzi holds dual degrees in Psychology & Nutrition from the University of Pennsylvania, a Doctorate of Naturopathic Medicine, and is also a former national champion bodybuilder. He’s is most proud of the fact that he’s helped over 40,000 families in over 100 countries lose weight and get healthy for life.

*Please know that weight loss results and health changes/improvements vary from individual to individual; you may not achieve similar results. Always consult with your doctor before making health decisions. This is not medical advice – simply very well-researched info on cold plunges.

Written by: Dr. Anthony Balduzzi,

Men's Health Doctor & Founder
The Fit Father Project & Fit Mother Project

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