cold shower

Cold Showers


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Cold showers are when you take a shower with water that is not warm or hot, but cold!

Some people like to take cold showers because they think it is good for their health.

Cold showers can help you wake up in the morning and make you feel refreshed and ready for the day. They might also help with muscle soreness and improve your circulation.

However, some people don’t like cold showers because they can be very uncomfortable and shock your body.


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  • wake up (phrasal verb)
  • refresh (verb)
  • uncomfortable (adjective)
  • regularly (adverb)
  • get used to (phrase)
  • circulation (noun)

The Question

Try and have a conversation for 2-3 minutes answering the following question.
Have you ever taken a cold shower before?

Some More Questions

Keep the conversation going with these follow questions related to Cold Showers
  • Do you think cold showers are good for your health? Why or why not?
  • How long do you usually take to shower?
  • Do you think cold showers are better for your skin and hair?
  • Have you ever tried taking a cold shower to wake you up in the morning? Did it work?
  • Do you think cold showers can help with muscle soreness?
  • Do you think cold showers can improve your circulation?
  • Do you think taking cold showers regularly is a good idea?
  • Do you think it is possible to get used to taking cold showers?
  • Do you know any other benefits of taking cold showers?
  • Have you ever tried taking a very cold shower on a hot day? Did it feel good?

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