Emma Willis strips down to her black swimsuit as she endures an ice bath amid plan to try new things

Emma Willis strips down to her black swimsuit as she endures an ice bath amid plan to ‘try new things’ in 2023

Emma Willis took the plunge on Tuesday as she endured a freezing cold ice bath.

The presenter, 46, stripped down to her black swimsuit as she climbed into the chilly tub as part of her mission to ‘try new things’ this year.

And Emma should certainly be proud of herself as she remarked that she’d ‘pushed myself out of my comfort zone, following much encouragement from husband Matt, 39.

Feeling the chill: Emma Willis took the plunge on Tuesday as she endured a freezing cold ice bath

Feeling the chill: Emma Willis took the plunge on Tuesday as she endured a freezing cold ice bath

The Voice UK host looked on fine form as she showed off her figure in the flattering swimsuit before darting into the bath, instructing her husband who was filming: ‘No bum shots!’

As she then sunk down into the water, Emma was coached by the Busted singer as he told her to ‘control your breathing’ in the tub.

A visibly cold Emma was seen trying to catch her breath and control her breathing as she sat down, with Matt advising: ‘Big, big breaths!’ 

Giving his wife plenty of encouragement, Matt told Emma: ‘Yes babe, yes! well done, That’s really good baby, well done.’

Taking the plunge: The presenter, 46, stripped down to her black swimsuit as she climbed into the chilly tub as part of her mission to 'try new things' this year

Taking the plunge: The presenter, 46, stripped down to her black swimsuit as she climbed into the chilly tub as part of her mission to ‘try new things’ this year

As a freezing Emma then remarked: ‘Oh I’m feeling dizzy!’, Matt then continued to guide the star through the process.

He said: ‘That’s a curveball that is, you’re doing great, You’re doing absolutely great. Now you’re in control, can you see your breath has calmed? 

‘Now you’ve shown your body that you don’t have to panic. You’re in complete control. It’s horrible, but you’re in control.’

You go girl! Emma should certainly be proud of herself as she remarked that she'd 'pushed myself out of my comfort zone, following much encouragement from husband Matt, 39.

You go girl! Emma should certainly be proud of herself as she remarked that she’d ‘pushed myself out of my comfort zone, following much encouragement from husband Matt, 39.

Cool: The Voice UK host looked on fine form as she showed off her figure in the flattering swimsuit before darting into the bath, instructing her husband who was filming: 'No bum shots!'

Cool: The Voice UK host looked on fine form as she showed off her figure in the flattering swimsuit before darting into the bath, instructing her husband who was filming: ‘No bum shots!’

However, after a short period and despite Matt’s encouraging words, Emma couldn’t take anymore and as seen preparing to climb out.

Captioning the video, Emma penned: ‘Happy new year everyone! I hope you’re all keeping ok? This is how we kicked off New Year Day,  by taking the plunge.

‘@mattjwillis has been trying to get me in there for pretty much a year and it started my mission for 2023…

You've got this: As she then sunk down into the water, Emma was coached by the Busted singer as he told her to 'control your breathing' in the tub

You’ve got this: As she then sunk down into the water, Emma was coached by the Busted singer as he told her to ‘control your breathing’ in the tub

Achievement: Captioning the video, Emma penned: 'Happy new year everyone! I hope you’re all keeping ok? This is how we kicked off New Year Day, by taking the plunge'

Achievement: Captioning the video, Emma penned: ‘Happy new year everyone! I hope you’re all keeping ok? This is how we kicked off New Year Day, by taking the plunge’

‘A year of trying new things. Of leaning in to my fears. Pushing myself out of my comfort zone and taking down the scaffolding of limitations I’ve built around myself. suggestions and ideas welcome!’

Her post was met with a plethora of supportive messages from her fans and showbiz pals including Tamzin Outhwaite, who shared her own experience of ice baths.

She penned: ‘Yes Em! I am sauna / ice cold shower every day but i am coming over to do this. Have not had an actual ice bath since Italy Freeze the fear, a whole year ago! Comfort zones are history!’

Support: Her post was met with a plethora of supportive messages from her fans and showbiz pals including Tamzin Outhwaite, who shared her own experience of ice baths

Support: Her post was met with a plethora of supportive messages from her fans and showbiz pals including Tamzin Outhwaite, who shared her own experience of ice baths

While other stars including Giovanna Fletcher, Laura Whitmore, Lisa Snowden and Candice Brown also commented.  

It comes as Emma and her Busted singer husband Matt, 39, are top contenders to join Strictly Come Dancing as a couple.

According to The Sun, the show’s bosses are ‘desperate to get a celebrity couple on the show’ to ‘compete against one another’ in the new series. 

‘Strictly are desperate to get a celebrity couple on the show and Emma and Matt were in negotiations for the last series,’ a source said. 

Strictly shakeup: It comes as Emma and her Busted singer husband Matt, 39, are top contenders to join Strictly Come Dancing as a couple

Strictly shakeup: It comes as Emma and her Busted singer husband Matt, 39, are top contenders to join Strictly Come Dancing as a couple

Matt had to reportedly pull out of Strictly due to being cast in 2:22 A Ghost Story.

The source added: ‘Strictly would love to have them back on board for next year’s show and Emma and Matt have said if they can make it work they would jump at the chance.

‘Bosses on the show are always looking at ways to keep the format fresh and they loved the idea of having a celebrity couple competing against one another.’

MailOnline has contacted the BBC and a representative of Emma’s for comment, in relation to this article. 

'Strictly are desperate to get a celebrity couple on the show and Emma and Matt were in negotiations for the last series,' a source said

‘Strictly are desperate to get a celebrity couple on the show and Emma and Matt were in negotiations for the last series,’ a source said

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