Terrain Theory


Terrain Theory is hosted by Ben Hardy and Mike Merenda, two childhood friends on a journey to tear down the old fear-based germ theory paradigm and usher in a better, brighter approach to health and wellness. Discover interviews with guests from the alternative medicine space and find inspiration in real-life stories of Terrain Transformations. Reclaim agency and discover methods both old and new to improve and optimize your health and your terrain. You are your primary healthcare provider. read less
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Dr. Rob Williams on cold therapy, hormetic stress, and building psychological resilience
Feb 4 2024
Dr. Rob Williams on cold therapy, hormetic stress, and building psychological resilience
Dr. Rob Williams the co-founder of Peak Flow, a breath organization that uses a holistic approach to respiratory training and peak performance. Dr. Williams is a certified Level 2 Wim Hof Method instructor, Buteyko Institute breath coach and an Oxygen Advantage (OA) instructor.This conversations begins with an interactive cold exposure activity. It requires a large bowl filled with water and ice. Feel free to join in and follow along! Additionally, we discuss:The powerful benefits of cold therapyHormesis and psychological resilienceUsing the cold as a diagnosticHow to use the breath in the coldContraindicationsInexpensive ways to get started with cold therapy...and more!Learn more about Dr. Williams at thepeakflow.com and download their NEW app today.Use code DRROBCHILL to save 15% on a Submerge ice bath at submergeicebaths.com.Additional resources: Learn about altered brown fat thermoregulation and enhanced cold-induced thermogensesis.The Effect of Extreme Cold on Complete Blood Count and Biochemical Indicators: A Case StudyThe positive effects of combined breathing techniques and cold exposure on perceived stress: a randomised trialTerrain Theory episodes are not to be taken as medical advice. You are your own primary healthcare provider.If you have a Terrain Transformation story you would like to share, email us at ben@terraintheory.net.Learn more at www.terraintheory.net.Music by Chris Merenda