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Wim Hof Method



Cold builds mental, emotion, and physical resilience. It’s a potent activator of the sympathetic nervous system, it increases vasoconstriction, releases noradrenaline, activates brown fat and positively influences the immune system.”

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Wim Hof Method Weekly Advanced Workshops

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What is the Wim Hof Method?


The Wim Hof Method is a holistic health and wellness technique developed by Wim Hof, also known as "The Iceman".

The method involves a combination of breathing exercises, cold exposure, and meditation. Overall, the Wim Hof Method is a simple but powerful approach to improving health and wellness.

Dr. Maks Birikov is a Wim Hof Method Certified Instructor in Baltimore, Maryland.

Breathing Techniques

The breathing exercises consist of deep inhalations and exhalations, which are intended to increase oxygen levels in the body and reduce stress. The breathing is followed by gradual exposure to cold, which can be achieved through cold showers or ice baths. This is intended to improve circulation and increase immune function.

Progressive Cold Exposure

Progressive cold exposure is a key component of the Wim Hof Method, which involves exposing the body to cold temperatures over time in order to build tolerance and increase overall health and wellness. This can be achieved through a variety of methods, including cold showers, ice baths, and outdoor cold exposure. By gradually exposing the body to cold temperatures, practitioners of the Wim Hof Method are able to train their bodies to adapt to stress and build greater resilience.

Meditation and Mindset

Meditation is also an important component of the Wim Hof Method. It is intended to help practitioners achieve a state of mindfulness and relaxation, which can improve mental clarity and reduce anxiety and depression.

Why The Wim Hof Method?

The Wim Hof Method produces positive health and wellness benefits that are undebatable. 


The positive physiological, physical, and neurological changes have now been recognized in hundreds of studies, which have been published in medical journals in over a dozen languages. The Wim Hof method stimulates the sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous system using deliberate cold exposure fused with powerful breath work. This protocol provides extraordinary benefits:

  • Creates a more robust immune system

  • Increases norepinephrine by 530%

  • Increased metabolic rate by 350%

  • Increased dopamine by 250%

  • Converts white fat (unhealthy fat) to brown fat (healthy fat)

  • Improved sleep quality

  • Improved constitution and mental fortitude

  • Increased generation of mitochondria

  • Increased production of growth hormone

  • Increases EZ water volume

Please join me at my Baltimore Wim Hof Method Fundamentals Workshop to experience these incredible benefits, learn the story and history of the method, and transform yourself into a healthier, happier, and stronger person.  CLICK HERE for upcoming workshops.

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