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Susanna Søberg

Cold Therapy: The Secret Weapon to REPROGRAM Your Body & Mind | Dr. Susanna Søberg


Dr. Susanna Søberg is a leading expert in the world of cold and heat exposure therapy. With years of dedicated research, she has become a trailblazer in understanding the profound effects of deliberate temperature exposure on the human body and mind. Her groundbreaking findings and contributions to the field have positioned her as a visionary in the realm of metabolism, psychology, and holistic well-being. Dr. Søberg’s expertise is not only shaping our understanding of cold and heat therapy but also empowering individuals to optimize their physical and mental health through these transformative practices.


Learn more about Dr. Søberg’s research and programs at

"Cold exposure is like a reset button for your body, helping you tap into your inner strength." @susannasberg1  

And now let’s jump into episode 1558 of The School of Greatness!

"Our research shows that consistent cold therapy can be a game-changer for metabolism and overall health." @susannasberg1  

Some Questions I Ask:

  • How long have you been doing your research and what has the greatest finding been thus far? 
  • What has been the biggest finding so far in researching metabolism?
  • What is the difference between white fat and brown fat?
  • What causes someone to gain so much white fat?
  • Can you have little fat on the outside and more fat on the inside and still be healthy?
  • What psychological effects does cold therapy have on our mood?
  • How many times per week should we be doing cold plunges? How long should we stay in the cold plunge and how long should each session be?
  • What benefits did test subjects start seeing after consistent cold exposure?
  • What are the benefits of cold exposure and heat exposure in tandem?
  • What is happening to the brain and body when someone jumps into ice cold water?
  • How does your neurological system change during cold exposure?
  • Should you dunk your whole body and head, or just your body?
  • What effects of blood sugar and insulin levels does cold exposure have on the blood and body?
  • Can you lose weight simply by cold plunging consistently?
  • Did you find mental health benefits of those who did cold plunges and hot therapy vs. the control group who did neither cold or hot therapy?
  • Is there a difference in doing a cold shower vs. a cold plunge?
  • How long should you do a cold shower to reap the benefits?
  • How would you summarize the holistic change people experience when they do consistent cold therapy?
  • Do you think cold therapy allows you to heal your body but also your mind?
  • What are the different types of saunas and how are they different from each other?
  • What are the pros and cons with a traditional sauna?
  • What is the perfect protocol and combination of heat and cold therapy to optimize all areas of our physical and mental health?
  • Is there anything else regarding cold/heat therapy our listeners should know about that is lesser known online and in academic circles?
  • What is the best breathing technique to slow the heart and calm the mind?

In this episode, you will learn:

  • How Dr. Susanna Søberg’s groundbreaking research is changing the way we view cold and heat therapy.
  • The key findings in her research that can revolutionize your metabolism.
  • The distinction between white fat and brown fat, and how cold therapy affects both.
  • The profound psychological effects of cold therapy on your mood and mental well-being.
  • The optimal frequency, duration, and benefits of cold plunges and saunas for your health.
  • Plus much more…

Show Notes:

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