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Oti Mabuse poses in underwear for health challenge

The Strictly winner braved freezing temperatures

Aisha Nozari
Online Writer
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Oti Mabuse braved the sub-zero temperatures of a cryotherapy chamber on Tuesday, sharing an impressive snap of herself in the tank wearing nothing but her underwear (plus gloves, a mask and a cosy beanie for good measure).

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The Strictly Come Dancing star was pulling a hilarious face in the photo posted on Instagram, even revealing that her husband, fellow dancer Marius Iepure, had talked her into the treatment.

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"So many things going through my mind," Oti began. "Why did you listen to @MariousIepure?" she added.

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oti cyro © Photo: Instagram

Oti shared the photo on Instagram 

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Marius also shared photos of their time at London's Quick Recovery Unit, revealing that he too had stripped down to just his underwear to step inside the chamber, that plummets to temperatures as low as -100°C. 

Cryotherapy is a therapeutic treatment which is used to manage pain, stimulate the immune system and encourage weight loss. The treatment also has numerous health benefits, including, but not limited to, preventing anxiety, depression, insomnia, skin problems, muscle strain, back pain and cardiovascular disease.

marius chamber © Photo: Instagram

Marius also shared a snap on social media 

The last few weeks have been a whirlwind for Oti, who was crowned the winner of this year's Strictly alongside her celebrity partner, comedian Bill Bailey, for the second year running.

Speaking after the popular BBC show's dazzling finale, the 30-year-old said: "To the fans, my friends and family. To everyone who supported strictly and Bill and I.

"This journey would have not been possible without you, voting every week and really being there for us on a personal I really want to thank the pros and Especially @johannesradebe @amy_dowden @karenhauer for holding me up, checking on me (and my bruised body) our chats that kept my chin up and the laughs we shared really being there for each other."

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