For some people, cold showers seem like such an extreme practice, and would never dream of having one if they can help it. They associate cold showers with necessity and consider it an inconvenience.

Little do they know that cold showers are actually beneficial to your health. Not only are hot showers a modern luxury, but throughout the ages, people had always washed themselves with cold water, cold showers included.

5They Burn Fat

According to scientific research, exposure to cold temperature burns white fat at a quick pace. The longer the exposure, the more fat your body is able to burn. There are two types of fat inside your body: brown fat and white fat.

Brown fat is used by your body to generate heat and is therefore useful for your organism. White fat on the other hand, is made of all the calories that we accumulate when we eat.