The Argentine Under 23 National Team crushed Chile 5-0 for the fourth date of group B of the 2024 South American Pre-Olympic and qualified for the final phase, where it will go for one of the tickets to the Paris Olympic Games that will be held between the 26th of July and August 11. After the match, Thiago Almada, Valentín Barco and Equi Fernández showed on their social networks what they did after the victory.
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The Atlanta United footballer shared on his official Instagram account a photo in which you can see the Brighton player and the Boca player submerged in a pool of ice water, a practice that became a trend among athletes due to its great benefits after of the competition.
Thiago Almada, the Brighton footballer and Equi Fernández after Argentina's victory over Chile. (Photo: @colo.barco/Instagram)
What is the effect of low temperature on the body
A 2020 study in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health found that swimming in cold water or ice, below 15° C, may have psychological advantages such as reducing tension, fatigue, and negative mood. , as well as an improvement in general well-being.
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According to Lauren Schramm, creator of the Ice Cold Club in New York, the cold water immersion or IAF theory stimulates the part of the nervous system that regulates the fight-or-flight stress response. Practicing IAF regularly can blunt that response, which in turn can help people feel more capable of handling other stressful situations in their lives.
Schramm says ice baths are “a way to de-stress the mind and body. “It’s an opportunity to practice how you handle stress, and that carries over into your normal life.”
When does the Argentine national team play again?
Javier Mascherano's team, already qualified for the final phase of the Pre-Olympic, will face Uruguay on the last date, on Friday, February 2 at 8 p.m. (Argentina time). For its part, the team led by Marcelo Bielsa has no chance of reaching the next stage, so it will be left without the Olympic Games.
The goals of the victory of the Under 23 National Team against Chile
Argentina won 5-0 with goals from Thiago Ezequiel Almada, Thiago Ezequiel Almada, Santiago Tomás Castro, Aarón Quirós and Luciano Gondou Zanelli. (Video: TyC Sports)