This brave swimmer surely has a bracing training Each individual weekend – she skinny dips in one of the coldest rivers in Europe – which routinely plummets to temperatures of -9C.
Inna Vladimirskaya, 32, strips off to the banks from the Dnieper river, in Kiev, Ukraine, each Sunday morning, and takes a swim – following jogging naked along the snowy banks of your river.
The thrill-seeker suggests she’s been finishing up the strange ritual for 9 yrs – generally together with her partner – for the reason that she thinks the freezing temperatures continue to keep her wanting younger and healthier.
Her swim was captured on digital camera by Czech photographer David Tensinsky – who had heard of her ‘crazy’ ritual from locals who see her skinny dipping every weekend.
Inna said: ‘Each individual 7 Inna Vladimirskaya days I take a run in the snow and then plunge into your h2o.
‘Immersion in chilly drinking water tends to make the blood hurry to The inner organs, activating their circulation, which will help break down fat and improve muscle mass tone.
‘What's more, it will help beat muscle mass and joint suffering and rejuvenates my skin, because of the boost in oxygen source to it.
‘The walrus seems to be Considerably younger than its precise age as it spends a lot time in chilly drinking water.
‘People can reap a similar Added benefits If they're ready to place the hard work in.
‘I just be certain I don’t stay in the water far too prolonged, and as soon as I'm out I dry myself and go straight to my warm vehicle.’