In the MOE made recommendations for bathing in the ice hole
The Ministry said that cold water is dangerous to be longer than a minute, and after bathing, to RUB oneself with a towel and wear dry clothes.
MOSCOW, January 14. /TASS/. Main Department of EMERCOM in Moscow recalled the basic rules that will help avoid hypothermia in Epiphany bathing, stressing that it is dangerous to be in the hole more than a minute.
“Epiphany — one of the greatest feasts of the Orthodox Church. Main Department of EMERCOM of Russia in Moscow reminds the basic rules when bathing in the Baptism it is impossible to be in the hole for more than one minute to prevent General hypothermia,” said TASS in the press-service of the Department, noting that after bathing, to RUB oneself with a towel and wear dry clothes.
“To strengthen the immune system you should drink hot tea, preferably made of berries, fruits from the previously prepared thermos,” — said the Agency. Before you plunge into the hole, you need to warm up the body, making a run or workout, and the hole come in a convenient, non-slip and easily removable shoes.
In addition, the Ministry said that bathing in state of intoxication is strictly prohibited.