Rod Stewart - Rod Stewart Baths In Ice To Keep Fit
Rod Stewart always jumps into a bath of ice up to his testicles after exercising, claiming the freezing soak ''works wonders'' for the body.
Rod Stewart takes an ice bath up to his testicles to keep himself fit.
The 66-year-old musician is keeping in good shape to perform his two year residency at Caesars Palace hotel and casino in Las Vegas - following in the footsteps of Celine Dion and Sir Elton John - and he insists the freezing post-sport routine is great for his muscles.
He said: "I keep fit, and after anything I do, like cycling, swimming, football, I hop in a bath of ice water up to about my privates. Works wonders, it does."
Rod - who has just become a granddaughter for the first time after his daughter Kimberly gave birth to a baby girl, who she has named Delilah, on Sunday (21.08.11) - also revealed he is currently enjoying a creative renaissance and has started writing songs again for the first time in years.
Speaking at the launch of the residency, he told the USA Today newspaper: "I'm writing songs again, something I never thought I'd do. I'm writing about divorce, about my childhood, all sorts of things. Why this gift has come back to me after lying dormant for 17 years, I don't know. But it has.
"And I'm a grandfather now. I've been going around blabbing that for hours.
"I can't wait to get out there every time. I just love it. Singing is who I am. It's my job and I don't want anyone to take my job away."