13 February 2013

Impact of cold on metabolism for weight-loss purposes

Posted in English, Media, Quark CPET

Impact of cold on metabolism for weight-loss purposes

The "Hot Trends" section of Wired Magazine (March 2013) dedicated a full report on Ray Cronise's study on the impact of cold to human metabolism.

Ray Cronise tests try to demonstrate that exposing the body to cold can be a radically effective spur for losing weight.To know more about his findings: click here

Wired Magazine writer Steven Leckart was tested for this feature article by Ray Cronise. His metabolic and physiological responses were monitored both inside and outside a cold plunge pool. Tests were performed with COSMED equipment, ie Quark CPET metabolic cart and the Aquatrainer water snorkel

Read the full article and check the video: click here


Founded in 1980, COSMED is a privately owned company manufacturing Cardio Pulmonary and Metabolic Diagnostic Equipment. COSMED products include a full range of Spirometers, Pulmonary Function, Body Composition, Nutritional Assessment and Cardio Pulmonary Exercise systems, including Electrocardiographs, Ergometers and Assessment Software. COSMED solutions are aimed for either professional or medical use for many different applications like: Hospital, Clinics, Primary Care, University & Education in Human Physiology, Clinical Nutrition, Commercial Weight Management, Human Performance Centers, Sport Institutions and Health Club Industry. COSMED Headquarters are located in the province of Rome, Italy. COSMED has subsidiaries in the USA, China and Germany, and distributes its products internationally through a constantly growing distributor network covering more than 70 countries.