September 16, 2015
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Sep 16, 2015 Podcast: Should You Eat Placentas, The Best Smart Drug Stacks For Creativity, Ben Greenfield's Experience With Transcendental Meditation, and Rebounding Vs. Running?
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- This is pretty cool if you’re into plant identification: https://m.reddit.com/r/whatsthisplant/
- Yet another reason I am still including electrostimulation in my training protocol – good new research (in this case they used a Miha-BodyTec).
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As compiled, deciphered, edited and sometimes read by Rachel Browne, the NEW Podcast Sidekick.
Should You Eat Placentas?
Jacqui says: She wants to know what your thoughts are on using placenta for skin issues. It's a common supplement in Japan, and she wants to know if you've heard anything on its efficacy. What do you think?
–DIY Placental Encapsulation book
–Do It Yourself Placenta Encapsulation Kit
The Best Smart Drug Stacks For Creativity
Jory says: He wants to know your best recommendations for stacks that promote creativity. You mention THC – what else?
–My Make Your Own Smart Drugs article
–Magical Butter Machine
–Nexus from Axon Labs
Ben Greenfield's Experience With Transcendental Meditation
Bryan says: He has been practicing Transcendental Meditation since 1974, and he wants to know how your initiation went. Did you transcend?
Rebounding Vs. Running
Natalie says: There's comments saying that rebounding for 15 minutes is the equivalent to running for an hour. Is this true? What are your thoughts on rebounding?
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9 thoughts on “331: Brock Says Goodbye (& We Reveal The New Podcast Host), The Best Smart Drug Stacks For Creativity, Ben’s Experience With Transcendental Meditation & More!”
Your blog is really good and your article has always good thank you for information.
We will surely miss you! Where can we keep up with your latest adventures? Twitter name?
Brock!!! don't leave us!!!! I listened to this episode on my way to work yesterday and for the first time ever….the ben greenfield podcast left me feeling sad instead of amped up for the day.
Thank you for all that you have done the past four years Brock. I feel like i'm saying goodbye to a friend, not just some guy on a podcast. Sending well wishes your way. You will be missed.
I can only echo the sentiments of others here Brock – a sincere thanks for your work on the podcast. While I'm sure it will continue to be high quality, it won't ever quite be the same as it has been with you at the helm. The chemistry and humour between you and Ben has elevated the interesting subject matter into something that I truly find entertaining and a joy to listen to.
You mentioned at the end of the show that you'd be happy to have feedback & suggestions passed on to Ben & Rachel, about how to try and fill your absence. I only have one, which is also what I consider to be your biggest strength during your time as co-host: ask the layman's question. Ben obviously has a deep knowledge of the science & background of what is being discussed, but so often I find myself thinking after he has said something 'but how does that relate to…?' or 'what if you changed a certain aspect of that idea and…?' – at which point, more often than not, you asked the exact question I was thinking of. All the best in your future endeavours.
Brock, so sad you'll be leaving. I enjoyed your immense contributions to the show: your humor, well-informed questions, and insightful remarks. Your style was so great for the show: different but complimentary to Ben's. Best of luck on your new endeavors!
Brock- we will surely miss you! Where can we keep up with your latest adventures? Twitter name?
Sad to see Brock leave! He’ll be missed, but I wish him all the best on his Zamboni adventures… Rachel seems like a really cool girl though and I’m sure she’s gonna do a great job!
Brock, you will be so missed! I've really enjoyed the fun and silliness between you and Ben over the years. You're an awesome guy, and I wish you the very best with your new ventures.