Heather pushes through her fears & resistance to embrace cold nature and its health benefits

By Staff Reporter [email protected]

Published: October 17, 2021 | Updated: 18th October 2021

Heather Ashley will always remember March 20, 2020.

It was the day she pushed through one of her fears and areas of resistance.

Getting in the sea and being at one with the cold.

Actions that Heather, Director of Heather Ashley Health and Fitness in Poole, never thought she would do.

But that initial experience led her down the Wim Hof Method path.

Named after the Dutch motivational speaker and extreme athlete, it’s a combination of meditation, breathing exercises, and exposure to cold that can help you regulate your stress levels.

Heather said: “Not only has this taken me on a route of deeper self discovery, my cardiovascular system has drastically improved with a resting heart rate around the mid 50s.

“I’ve loads more energy, there’s nothing like getting into cold nature to make you feel alive.

“These are just a few of the incredible benefits.”

Heather, who runs regular – and very popular – ‘Win the morning, win the day’ early morning sea swims, pictured, has now joined forces with Will van Zyl, an official Wim Hof Method Instructor.

They’ll share the methods/practices on a Wim Hof weekend on November 6 and 7.

She said: “The Wim Hof Method works.

“A decade of scientific study, and the experience of hundreds of thousands of people from all walks of life, globally, shows this.

“We’ll be taking the group through the amazing benefits it brings.

“How we can harness our own powers within.

“You can improve your immune system, reduce inflammation, reduce stress, boost metabolism, improve your cardiovascular system.

“The list goes on.”

For more details, and to sign up, contact Heather at: [email protected]

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