The two wounded servicemen took part in a 40km cycling training ride followed by a cryotherapy recovery session at -40°c.
Cryotherapy (the application of cold temperatures to the body) is now widely used in professional sport. Top athletes and teams regularly use cryo-chambers as a way of aiding muscle repair after exercise and speeding recovery from injury.
The 40km ride departed from Jaguar Land Rover’s Motor Heritage centre in Gaydon. Lead by experienced sport scientist Iain Casey, the riders followed their training session with a six minute full-body cryotherapy session. utilising the car manufacturing company’s Climate Chamber, usually reserved for testing vehicles in extreme temperatures.