Joe Rogan has done it all, from being a UFC commentator to being the host of the world's most well-known and controversial podcast, "The Joe Rogan Experience." The 53-year-old has even become somewhat of a modern-day pop-culture icon online and has barely any stones left to be turned in his career.
In addition to making controversial statements, he enjoys working out and staying fit. However, Joe Rogan being Joe Rogan decided to up his fitness game by submerging himself in an ice bath to help recover from the post-workout fatigue and relax. Suffice to say, things didn't go according to plan.
On July 25th, he posted a video to Instagram to document his first ice bath and could barely last a minute in the icy cold water, looking visibly shaken upon just getting in. In the video, he said:
"Hello friends, I just got working out, and I'm about to do an ice bath for the first time. I've never done an ice bath before, I've done cyro-therapy before, but this will be my first experience in an ice bath, or cold plunge, whatever you want to call it. So, I figured this would be a good thing to document."
But Joe Rogan doesn't give up that easily, and after a day's break from the icy waters, he gave ice bath therapy another go, and this time around, the star shocked fans and netizens alike.
Joe Rogan becomes Mr Freeze for a good 20 minutes
Now, despite barely lasting a minute the first time, the comedian took another crack at it a few hours ago and surprised everyone by being able to stay in the icy cold water for well over 20 minutes, which is quite the achievement. In a video, he wrote:
"I'm not sure how I did it, but I did 20 minutes inside the ice bath. I was shivering after this for a solid 30 minutes. I drove to work, it's 90 degrees out in Texas, and I had the AC off, and I was shivering the whole way to work."
Given Joe Rogan's affiliation with the internet, no sooner had he posted the video, fans from around the world took to Twitter to react to it. Here are a few of those reactions from netizens.
By the looks of it, thanks to his icy cold plunge, Rogan has yet again made headlines on the internet. Fans are in absolute admiration of his determination and will to stay in the icy waters for 20 minutes.
Following his icy escapade, the ice bath challenge may just become a trend once again.