The Psychedelic Explorer's Guide – Risks, Micro-Dosing, Ibogaine, and More (#66)

The Psychedelic Explorer's Guide – Risks, Micro-Dosing, Ibogaine, and More (#66)

I’m not high in this picture, despite my appearance. DISCLAIMER: DO NOT USE ANY DRUGS OR SUBSTANCES WITHOUT CONSULTING A MEDICAL PROFESSIONAL. THIS IS FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY. JAMES FADIMAN, Ph.D., did his undergraduate work at Harvard and his graduate work at Stanford, doing research with the Harvard Group, the West Coast Research Group in …

Optimizing Investing, Blood, Hormones, and Life (Podcast Double-Header: #63 and #65)

Optimizing Investing, Blood, Hormones, and Life (Podcast Double-Header: #63 and #65)

Discussing life and investing with Mark Hart and Raoul Pal. [DISCLAIMER: I’m not a doctor, nor do I play one on the Internet. Speak with a medical professional before doing anything medical-related, m’kay?] There is something here for everyone. This post details two jam-packed discussions  — one with world-renowned macro investors and investment strategists (Mark Hart and …

The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of CrossFit (#64)

The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of CrossFit (#64)

This post delves into the good, the bad, and the ugly of all things CrossFit.  It answers many important questions, including: – What are the 3 most dangerous exercises in CrossFit gyms? – What are the most common nutritional mistakes of CrossFit athletes? – What do elite CrossFit athletes do differently than the rest? Example: How do Rich …

Productivity Secrets of a Master DJ (Meditation, Morning Routines, and More) (#62)

Productivity Secrets of a Master DJ (Meditation, Morning Routines, and More) (#62)

(Photo: Ralph Arvesen) Justin Boreta is a founding member of The Glitch Mob. Their music has been featured in movies like Sin City II, Edge of Tomorrow, Captain America, and Spiderman. In this post, we discuss The Glitch Mob’s path from unknown band to playing sold-out 90,000-person (!) arenas.  We delve into war stories, and go deep into creative process, including never-before-heard …

Matt Mullenweg on Polyphasic Sleep, Tequila, and Building Billion-Dollar Companies (#61)

Matt Mullenweg on Polyphasic Sleep, Tequila, and Building Billion-Dollar Companies (#61)

Matt Mullenweg has been named one of PC World’s Top 50 People on the Web, Inc.com’s 30 under 30, and Business Week’s 25 Most Influential People on the Web. In this episode, I attempt to get him drunk on tequila and make him curse. Matt is most associated with a tool that powers more than …

Tim Ferriss Interviews Arnold Schwarzenegger on Psychological Warfare (And Much More) (#60)

Tim Ferriss Interviews Arnold Schwarzenegger on Psychological Warfare (And Much More) (#60)

In this episode, I interview the one and only Arnold Schwarzenegger… at his kitchen table. In our conversation, we dig into lessons learned, routines, favorite books, and much more, including many stories I’ve never heard anywhere else.  I’m also giving away amazing goodies for this episode, so be sure to read this entire post. As a starting point, we cover: …

How to Think Like Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos (#56)

How to Think Like Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos (#56)

Dr. Peter Diamandis has been named one of “The World’s 50 Greatest Leaders” by Fortune Magazine. You asked for an entire episode with him, so here it is!  The subject is simple: How to think big, and how to use the key strategies of Peter’s friends and investors, including Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, Richard Branson, and Larry Page. …

Pavel Tsatsouline on the Science of Strength and the Art of Physical Performance (#55)

Pavel Tsatsouline on the Science of Strength and the Art of Physical Performance (#55)

This episode was a real treat. It was one of the most enlightening and lucid conversations about physical training I’ve ever had.  If you want strength, power, endurance, and flexibility, it’s all covered in this one interview. [UPDATE: Pavel also answered your 15 most popular questions in a follow-up episode, now below] Pavel Tsatsouline is …

Are We Really 10% Human and 90% Bacteria? Exploring The Microbiome… (#54)

Are We Really 10% Human and 90% Bacteria? Exploring The Microbiome… (#54)

By popular demand, an entire episode dedicated to exploring the human microbiome! Are you really 90% bacteria and 10% human? How can you manage or optimize your own microbiome? Should we do fecal-matter transplants from “untouched” indigenous tribes to reverse chronic illness? We tackle all this and much more… Jessica Richman is co-founder and CEO …