Terrain Theory

Dr. Rob Williams on cold therapy, hormetic stress, and building psychological resilience

February 04, 2024 Ben Season 3 Episode 104
Dr. Rob Williams on cold therapy, hormetic stress, and building psychological resilience
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Terrain Theory
Dr. Rob Williams on cold therapy, hormetic stress, and building psychological resilience
Feb 04, 2024 Season 3 Episode 104
Ben

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 therapy
  • Hormesis and psychological resilience
  • Using the cold as a diagnostic
  • How to use the breath in the cold
  • Contraindications
  • Inexpensive 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 Study

The positive effects of combined breathing techniques and cold exposure on perceived stress: a randomised trial

Terrain 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

Show Notes

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 therapy
  • Hormesis and psychological resilience
  • Using the cold as a diagnostic
  • How to use the breath in the cold
  • Contraindications
  • Inexpensive 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 Study

The positive effects of combined breathing techniques and cold exposure on perceived stress: a randomised trial

Terrain 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