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Rik's Mind Podcast

Summary: The Rik’s Mind podcast is a long form conversation hosted by Rik Brooks and produced by Jon Anthony Thomson. Guests have included MacArthur Fellows, artists, scientists, historians, strength coaches, Wu-Tang Killa Beez and beyond. Become the captain of your spaceship and expand you mind.

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 Episode 89- Lael Wilcox: The Incredible Life and Adventures of an Ultra Endurance Bike Racer | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Today we are joined by Ultra Endurance Bike racer Lael Wilcox. Born and raised in Anchorage, Alaska, Lael started commuting by bike in her 20s. Within a year, riding to work became riding across the country and then all over the world. She began ultra-distance racing in 2015 and holds the women’s records in the Tour Divide and Trans Am. In her own words Lael is “just happy to be riding my bike :).” Lael is motivated to encourage more people, especially women, to ride. She organizes Tucson GRIT, women’s adventure scholarships and bikepacking challenges. You can find more of Lael on her website LaelWilcox.com and her instagram @laelwilcox Show Notes: Lael Wilcox | Official Website Lael Wilcox | Instagram I Just Want To Ride - Lael Wilcox and the 2019 Tour Divide | Youtube LAEL WILCOX FINISHES ARIZONA TRAIL IN RECORD TIME | Bikepacking.com Ultra-Endurance Bikepack Racing For Beginners And Slower Cyclists | Exploring Wild Bikepacking Touring vs Racing | Youtube The stench of death: On Canada's Highway of Tears | Al Jazeera Trans-Balkan Race | Official Website Don’t Regret the Time: Lael Wilcox’s FKT Attempt on the Oregon Outback | The Radavist

 Episode 88- Patrick L Jonson: What is Infinite Banking or How to Be Your Own Bank | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Today we are joined by Patrick L. Johnson. Pat is and Infinite Banker and is dedicated to bringing as much value as he can to his community, in whatever form possible. He has over 20 years experience in teaching and coaching, and he uses that skill set to help others live life on their own terms. Specializing in Infinite Banking, his purpose has developed into a moral obligation to share this content with the world. Pat's favorite quote is by Jim Rohn, "Don't wish it were easier. Wish you were better." He uses that quote as inspiration to improve himself and serve others. As an avid coffee drinker, he is always pleased to hang out over coffee and learn more about you and your business. You can find more about Pat on his website PatrickLJohnson.com or by texting “BANK” to (321) 421-5213. Show Notes: Patrick Johnson | Official Website Legacy Wealth Producers | Facebook Infinite Banking: What Is It and How Does It Work? | GoBankingRates Becoming Your Own Banker: Unlock the Infinite Banking Concept by R. Nelson Nash What is Infinite Banking? | Nelson Nash Institute Rich Dad Poor Dad: What the Rich Teach Their Kids About Money That the Poor and Middle Class Do Not! by Robert Kiyosaki The Creature from Jekyll Island: A Second Look at the Federal Reserve by G. Edward Griffin Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act | Investopedia Consumer Prices Are Still Climbing Rapidly | The New York Times

 Episode 87- Lathen Gorbett, Filmmaker and Creator of Portland Love letter 'Bridge to Table' | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Today we are joined by Lathen Gorbett. Lathen is a multimedia storyteller, journalist and creator. Lathen recently released his long awaited docuseries ‘Bridge to Table’. Created as a way to counter the sensationalized headlines about Portland during the BLM protests and pandemic in the summer of 2020, ‘Bridge to Table’ features some of Portland’s best restaurant people who give their own accounts of what the two years after Covid first shut down the city was like. They discuss the rich culture of Portland’s food scene and the difficulty of handling the pandemic, the regulations by the local government, the uncertainty of the virus and their own economic well being, as well as the riots and the 100 days of protest in downtown. Gorbett has always felt called to use entertainment that promotes interesting and healthy dialogue to break down social barriers. To use Lathen’s own words: “…the human condition is the basis for anything of meaning to us…as humans.” You can find more about Lathen and his work at his official website LathenGorbet.com. Show Notes: Bridge to Table Episode 1: The Past Two Years | Youtube Bridge to Table | Facebook Bridge to Table | Instagram Lathen Gorbett | Instagram

 Episode 86- Connor Burton, Bodybuilder and co-host of the Blue Collar Fitness Podcast | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Today we are joined by Conor Burton. Connor is an NSCA Certified Personal Trainer for the Multnomah Athletic Club and NXT Level Fitness in the Portland, Oregon area and a Competitive Amateur Bodybuilder who has competed 5 times and is qualified for Nationals to become an IFBB Pro. He is Co-owner and Co-Host of the Blue Collar Fitness Podcast. Conor holds a Bachelor's Degree in Kinesiology from Oregon State University. You can find more about Connor on his Instagram. Show Notes: Conor Burton Personal Training | Official Website Connor Burton | InstagramBlue Collar Fitness Podcast | Instagram Blue Collar Fitness Podcast | Official Website Blue Collar Fitness Podcast | Apple Podcast Men’s Bodybuilding Categories and Divisions Explained | Spot Me Bro Eat Right 4 Your Type (Revised and Updated): The Individualized Blood Type Diet Solution | Amazon The Miracle Moring | Official Website Andrew D. Huberman | Stanford University Cephalopod | Britannica

 Episode 85- Dr. Steven G. Deeks, MD: UCSF Medical researcher hunts cure for HIV/AIDS | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Today we are joined by Steven G. Deeks, MD. Dr. Deeks is a Professor of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco. He is an expert on HIV and its impact on health during antiretroviral therapy. In early 2020 he leveraged his HIV cohort (SCOPE) to implement one of the first prospective studies aimed at defining the natural history, biology and treatment of Long COVID (LIINC cohort). Dr. Deeks has published over 700 peer-reviewed articles, editorials and invited reviews on these and related topics. He is the contact principal investigator (PI) of DARE (the Delaney AIDS Research Enterprise), an NIH-funded international collaboratory aimed at developing a cure for HIV infection and the PI for the amfAR Institute for HIV Cure Research. He is also the contact PI for one of the adult cohort sites within RECOVER, a national Long COVID research program. Dr. Deeks was elected to the American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI) and the Association of America Physicians (AAP) and serves on the scientific advisory board for Science Translational Medicine. He maintains a primary care clinic for people living with HIV. Check out more about Dr. Deeks on his UCSF profile. Show Notes: 40 Years of AIDS: A Timeline of the Epidemic | UC San Francisco US case of monkeypox reported in Massachusetts man | AP News PrEP | HIV Basics | HIV/AIDS | CDC The Modern Epidemic of Syphilis by Khalil G. Ghanem, M.D., Ph.D., Sanjay Ram, M.B., B.S., and Peter A. Rice, M.D. | The New England Journal of Medicine Rare monkeypox outbreak in U.K., Europe and U.S.: What is it and should we worry? | NPR CCR5: From Natural Resistance to a New Anti-HIV Strategy by Lucia Lopalco | National Center for Biotechnology Information, National Library of Medicine Veteran HIV/AIDS Researcher Helps Uncover a New Strategy Behind Potential Cure | University of Miami Miller School of Medicine Experimental Gene Therapy Reverses Sickle Cell Disease for Years | Columbia University Medical Center Long Covid: 'I have to choose between walking and talking' | BBC News What Went Wrong With Russia’s Sputnik V Vaccine Rollout? | Carnegie Endowment for International Peace If you've had omicron before, are you safe from infection by the new variants? | NPR News ‘I Had Never Felt Worse’: Long Covid Sufferers Are Struggling With Exercise | The New York Times

 Episode 84- Guillotines and Gun Rights Fireside Chat, No TERFs allowed | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

It’s another classic and chaotic fireside chat! Jon delights and entertains with his experiences in the imperial core, Rik wears many shirts, Jon rants about TERFs. Its going down now, so stick around and enjoy the fun. Show Notes: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden | Smithsonian Yayoi Kusama’s extraordinary survival story | BBC News Patrick O'Donnell | Official Website

 Episode 83- Ford Fischer of News2share.com, editor-in-chief covers extremism in US Politics | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Today we are joined by Ford Fischer. Ford is a video journalist, primary source documentary filmmaker, and the Editor-in-Chief of News2Share.com, where he primarily focuses on political activism and extremism in the United States. His work has been featured on every major news network as well as Oscar, Emmy, and Golden Globe winning films. You can find more about Ford on his Twitter and News2share.com Show Notes: News2share | Official Website News2Share | Youtube Ford Fischer | Twitter News2Share | Twitter Primary Research | Purdue University Online Writing Lab (Purdue OWL) Trey Yingst | Twitter The Michael Brown killing: What you need to know | Atlanta Journal-Constitution Who was Freddie Gray? How did he die? And what led to the mistrial in Baltimore? | The Washington Post We Own This City | HBO Summer of Hate: Charlottesville, USA by Hawes Spencer | Amazon Unite the Right, the violent white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, explained | VOX Two Years Ago, They Marched in Charlottesville. Where Are They Now? | Anti-Defamation League (ADL) Official Website US jury awards $25m in damages over Unite the Right rally | BBC News A Voice of Hate in America’s Heartland | The New York Times Readers Accuse Us of Normalizing a Nazi Sympathizer; We Respond | The New York Times The Overton window | Conceptually H. L. Hunt, American industrialist | Britannica The Right‐Wing ‘Life Line’ Program, Lacking H. L. Hunt's Aid, Has Lost Radio Outlets and Revenues | The New York Times Faith and Freedom Coalition | Open Secrets No Joke: Trump Really Does Want To Buy Greenland | NPR Trump reportedly wants to buy Greenland. So did the Truman administration. | The Washington Post Punishing Disney, DeSantis Signals a Lasting G.O.P. Brawl With Business | The New York Times Facebook accused of censorship after hundreds of US political pages purged | The Guardian No Longer a Hater: The Long, Strange Journey of Megan Phelps-Roper | Observer How YouTube’s Demonetization Strategy Fails — and What They Can Do About It | Cornell Tech 'Cowboys for Trump' founder appears in January 6-related trial | CNN January 6 defendant Couy Griffin speaks out before and after verdict | News2Share Youtube NASA paid SpaceX for safety review after Musk smoked pot | Politico Elon Musk cancels Tesla car pre-order by 'super rude' customer | CBC News So much for free speech: Flashback to when Musk cancelled ‘rude’ blogger’s Tesla | The London Economic Tesla fired an employee after he posted driverless tech reviews on YouTube | CNBC Elon Musk Admits Not 'Biggest Fan' of Nikola Tesla-- the Man Behind His Car Brand | Tech Times

 Episode 82- Killah Priest: Rapper & Wu-Tang Killah Bee on Music, history & conspiracies | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Today we are joined by the man, the myth, the legend Killah Priest. Brooklyn rapper Killah Priest has spent his lengthy, respected career making intensely spiritual music that connects Gnostic religious philosophy with the contemporary Black struggle. He made his first appearances on several Wu-Tang Clan side and solo projects, including albums by Gravediggaz, Ol' Dirty Bastard, and Genius/GZA, leading to the signing of his group Sunz of Man and the release of his acclaimed debut album, 1998's Heavy Mental. After leaving the major-label system, he went independent with 2001's Priesthood, and became an integral member of supergroups the HRSMN (aka the Four Horsemen) and Black Market Militia. He's continued releasing ambitious, metaphor-heavy solo albums such as 2007's The Offering and 2013's The Psychic World of Walter Reed, and produced some of the most experimental, spiritually advanced work of his career with later works such as 2020's Rocket to Nebula. Born in Brooklyn and raised in Bedford-Stuyvesant and Brownsville, Killah Priest (Walter Reed) became infatuated with hip-hop as a child, listening to old-school and new-school acts alike. He also was influenced by local figures Genius and Onyx's DJ Suave, who would often play local parties. Killah Priest began working on his rhyming and eventually earned a considerable reputation in his neighborhood, but instead of furthering his musical career, he took a sabbatical to educate himself, primarily about religion and history, which had a major impact on his songwriting. Priest made his return to rap in 1994, appearing on several Wu-Tang projects including Gravediggaz' 6 Feet Deep, Ol' Dirty Bastard's Return to the 36 Chambers, and Genius/GZA's seminal Liquid Swords. All of his cameos were noteworthy, but his role on Liquid Swords -- especially "B.I.B.L.E. (Basic Instructions Before Leaving Earth)," essentially a Priest solo track -- earned special attention. By the end of 1996, his own group, Sunz of Man, was off the ground, having become the first act signed to Wu-Tang Records. In 1997, GZA suggested to Geffen that they should sign Priest, and the label took his advice. Priest worked on his debut solo album with True Master and 4th Disciple, two producers who were also associated with Wu-Tang. The resulting album, Heavy Mental, was dense with religious imagery and filled with evocative sounds. It received excellent reviews upon its March 1998 release and was a respectable commercial success, debuting at number 24 on the Billboard 200. Priest issued his second album, View from Masada, in May 2000, further bolstering his status as one of the most compelling solo artists in the extended Wu-Tang family (even though, at the time, he was disconnected from the crew). Although View from Masada was well-received, it failed to do well commercially, and he was dropped from his label. While many rappers let go from a major-label either vanish or take years to resurface, Priest wasted no time and established his own imprint. July 2001's Priesthood, involving no Wu-Tang input whatsoever, was produced by Luminati and Nirocist, and released on the MC's Proverbs imprint. July 2003's Black August, however, came out on Recon. Although he certainly wasn't silent after this -- Black Market Militia (featuring Tragedy Khadafi and Hell Razah), the HRSMN (featuring Ras Kass, Kurupt, and Canibus), and Sunz of Man were ongoing concerns -- a few years passed before Priest's next solo album. March 2007's The Offering appeared on the Traffic-distributed Good Hands Records. His release schedule picked up considerably -- Behind the Stained Glass, Black August Revisited, and Beautiful Minds, the latter a full-length collaboration with Chief Kamachi, were all released in 2008. The Exorcist, Elizabeth, and several mixtapes appeared in 2009. The 3 Day Theory, featuring guest appearances by several emcees including Cappadonna, Ill Bill, and the Last Emperor, was released by Man Bites Dog in 2010. Following several delays, Killah Priest returned in 2013 with the ambitious double-CD The Psychic World of Walter Reed, a reunion of sorts with the Wu-Tang family, featuring guest rhymes and production by GZA, RZA, Inspectah Deck, and Ghostface Killah, as well as an appearance by George Clinton. The more sci-fi-themed Planet of the Gods appeared in 2015, and Priest formed the group Moon Crickets with Toronto-based rapper Lord Fury and DJ Mercilless. The Infinite Universe, with Vendetta Kingz, was released in 2016, and the mixtapes Don't Sit on the Speakers, Vol. 1 (with 4th Disciple) and The Untold Story of Walter Reed, Pt. 2 appeared in 2017. A 2020 mixtape with frequent collaborator Jordan River Banks, Journey to the Planet of the Gods preceded one of Priest's deepest, most abstract releases, Rocket to Nebula, an often-beatless record filled with reversed samples and ambient textures. A proper album with Banks, The Third Eye in Technicolor, closed out the year. The cinematic Lord Sun Heavy Mental 1.1 appeared in March of 2021. Show Notes: Killah Priest | Official Website Killah Priest TV | Youtube Killah Priest | Instagram Killah Priest | Twitter Killah Priest Discography | Discogs Ghostface Killah | Twitter RZA | Twitter Nature Knows No Color-Line: Research into the Negro Ancestry in the White Race by J.A. Rogers | Amazon The Songhai Empire | Students of History Miyamoto Musashi, Japanese soldier-artist | Encyclopedia Britannica Sunz of Man | Wikipedia Jordan Maxwell | Killah Priest LIVE Tehuti Amun Hotep Ra | Killah Priest LIVE Sophia Stewart - Creator / Owner of The Matrix & Terminator Franchise | Killah Priest LIVE Professor Abraham (Avi) Loeb | Dept. of Astronomy, Harvard University Prof. Sara Seager | Official Website Origin of the Species, From an Alien View | The New York Times Santos Bonacci | Killah Priest LIVE

 Episode 81- Micah Nelson aka Particle Kid, Psychedelics, his art, Hemp as the future | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Today we are joined by Los Angeles-based musician and visual artist Micah Nelson. Micah, a prolific artist and musician of many disciplines, performs and releases under the name ‘Particle Kid’. Particle Kid’s new sprawling epic double-LP, ‘Time Capsule’, released April 22, ‘22 via Overseas Artists Records, pulls listeners down the rabbit hole to experience the music he’s been making over the past five years. His self-described “experimental future-folk solo project” takes listeners on a nearly two-hour trip through various genres, ideas and sounds. An eclectic palette of sonic colors, both familiar and exploratory feelings painted together like a collage, as if 90s alt, 60s psych, 70s electric jazz, and some abstract future were all magazines—chopped up and somehow cohesively glued together by Micah’s voice and lyrics as well as guest spots from Margo Price, J Mascis and Sean Ono Lennon, among others. Micah Nelson’s diverse releases as Particle Kid have taken an exploratory bent, combining lo-fi loops and strange textural elements with more straight forward Folk and Indie Rock songwriting. Micah, youngest son of country music icon Willie Nelson and occasional member of brother Lukas Nelson’s band, ‘Promise of the Real’, has been performing since his live debut at the age of 3, playing harmonica on stage with his dad. You can learn more about Micah’s artwork and music via his official website particlekid.com, His instagram @particlekid, Bandcamp, Spotify and Apple Music. Show Notes: Particle Kid | Official Website Particle Kid | Bandcamp Mickey Raphael | Official Website Tato Melgar Discography | Discogs Particle Kid’s “Everything is Bullshit” Music Video | Youtube Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies - MAPS | Official Website Regenerative Agriculture 101 | Natural Resources Defense Council Fantastic Fungi (2019) | IMDb Hawaii Farmers Union United | Official Website William Randolph Hearst – Anslinger’s Right Hand in Cannabis Prohibition | Veriheal Hemp For Victory - USDA Full Official 1942 | Hemp Industries Association Youtube

 Episode 80- Nick Ramos: Ukraine's Political History w Far Right Extremists, Russia's Invasion | File Type: application/pdf | Duration: Unknown

Today we are joined again by friend of the show Nick Ramos. Nick is a podcaster and host of the History of the Cuban Revolution. Nick helps us work through all the wrinkles of the Ukraine - Russia conflict, all the way back from the Kievan Rus’ days to modern times. NATO Expansion and antagonism, The Monroe Doctrine, the murder of Georgiy Gongadze, the Euromaidan Revolution and the overthrowing of Viktor Yanukovych. We’ve got it all. Stick around and get some great info the mainstream media won’t tell you. You can follow Nick on his twitter @nickramos_1 and his History of the Cuban Revolution Podcast Show Notes: Ukraine’s Identity Crisis – from Independence to Invasion by Nick Ramos | 2nd Look News NATO Expansion: What Gorbachev Heard | National Security Archive Monroe Doctrine | Britannica 1936 Convention Regarding the Regime of The Straights, Adopted in Montreux, Switzerland on 20 July 1936 | Center for International Law at the National University of Singapore The Nisour Square Massacre | Tidings Media Blackwater Guards Found Guilty in 2007 Iraq Killings | The New York Times Timeline of the Killing of Journalist Georgiy Gongadze | Justice for Journalists, Foundation for International Investigations of Crime against Media Ukraine- A Murder in Kyiv, October 2005 | PBS Frontline The Murder of Gongadze: 20 Years of Searching for the Truth | Public Interest Journalism Lab Ukraine’s Euromaidan Revolution | The Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies at the University of Washington Everything you need to know about the 2014 Ukraine crisis | Vox The Far Right in Ukraine During the “Euromaidan” and the War in Donbas by Ivan Katchanovski | ResearchGate Putin’s world: Selected quotes from a disturbing speech | Euractiv Kaliningrad, city, Kaliningrad oblast, Russia | Britannica Turkey’s Canal Istanbul dispute explained | AlJazeera Turkey slams admirals' warning over Bosphorus treaty | France 24 Why Michael Shellenberger, A Centrist, Is Challenging California Gov. Gavin Newsom | HuffPost Homelessness Meets Cluelessness: Michael Shellenberger applies conservative culture war clichés to the housing problem | The American Prospect How Russia rescued the ruble | NPR Planet Money Russia Asked China for Military and Economic Aid for Ukraine War, U.S. Officials Say | The New York Times The 2021 Defense White Paper and Japan’s Taiwan Policy: Interview with Yasuhiro Matsuda | The National Bureau of Asian Research Defeated Axis Powers Germany and Japan Rearm After Ukraine Invasion | Greek Reporter War Is A Racket: Original Edition by Smedley D. Butler | Amazon Yemen: US-made weapon used in air strike that killed scores in escalation of Saudi-led coalition attacks | Amnesty International

 Episode 79- Jay Wellik: USGS-USAID Volcano Seismologist, Tongan Eruption, US Volcanoes | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Today we are joined by Jay Wellik. Jay is a seismologist for the USAID-United States Geological Survey (USGS) Volcano Disaster Assistance Program (VDAP). VDAP works as a liaison between USGS volcano observatories (Hawaii, Cascades, Alaska, California, and Yellowstone) and foreign volcano observatories. VDAP donates equipment and expertise with the goal of improving volcano monitoring efforts worldwide. Jay helps analyze and interpret seismic data to better understand volcanic activity and improve eruption forecasting. You can find more about Jay and his work on the USGS website. Show Notes: USGS | Twitter USGS Volcano Disaster Assistance Program | Facebook Who We Are and What We Do | USGS Cascades Volcano Observatory Why the Tongan eruption will go down in the history of volcanology | Nature 2022 Hunga Tonga–Hunga Ha'apai eruption and tsunami | Wikipeida At least four killed after 7.4-magnitude quake shakes east Japan | Al Jazeera Six types of volcanic eruptions | Britannica The National Volcano Early Warning System (NVEWS) | USGS The Active Volcano in Alaska; Mount Pavlof | GeologyHub Aleutian Islands | Wikipedia Active Tectonics Program | State of Alaska Department of Natural Resources Geological & Geophysical Surveys Eyjafjallajökull | Smithsonian Institution Global Volcanism Program Artificial Intelligence Applications at the USGS by Hong Jiang, Ph.D. | USGS Maryland-Delaware-District of Columbia Water Science Center

 Episode 78- Antonio de Jesus Garcia NYC Artist creates intimate artwork from his experiences | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Today we are joined by Antonio de Jesus Garcia. Antonio is a young visual artist and poet who’s originally from Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas, Mexico, now living in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. He has been making art and poetry for roughly 2 years creating over 500 pieces that are inspired by the people he meets everyday. Antonio sells his art in the streets of New York mostly showcasing his works in Washington Square Park, there Antonio connects with his audience by asking them to pick a number from 1 to 10 and then asks a question based on the number they picked. The intimate and vulnerable responses he gets from the people he meets later inspire many of his pieces. Now at 25, Antonio hopes to inspire people to do more than they ever believed possible not only with his art, also with his words. You can fine more of his work on his Instagram @antoniogarcia274 Show Notes: Eagle Against the Sun: The American War With Japan by Ronald Spector | Amazon The Hurt Locker (2008) | IMDb Antonio Garcia NFTs | Rarible The War of Art: Break Through the Blocks and Win Your Inner Creative Battles by Steven Pressfield

 Episode 77- Gang Gang Chat w/ Andrew Allen: Fatshaming, NFL Football + the Cowboys suck | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Andrew Allen joins us for a chat! We make fun of Rik for being a Cowboys fan, Andrew got robbed at Costco, and we debate some NFL football. Stick around for the fun! Show Notes: Person on Orlando ride appeared to question seat restraint before 14-year-old boy fell to his death | CBS News Number of participants in tackle football in the United States from 2006 to 2018 (in millions) | Statista The NFL Once Banned All Black Players For 12 Years | Black History

 Episode 76- Loren Fjord- Strength, Parkour traceur and natural movement coach | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Today we are once again joined by our friend Loren Fjord. If you haven't caught our last episode with Loren, Loren’s time as a youth wasn’t spent playing team sports, but rather filled my days (and nights) vaulting fences, climbing trees, running from neighborhood dogs, jumping off rooftops, and getting into that which would, on the surface, be considered “mischief.” Parkour provided Fjord with a legitimate framework to pursue and foster his natural human abilities to walk, run, jump, crawl, roll, climb, and balance outside of conventional sports. Movement helped Fjord build a sense of self-confidence and a unique and tangible relationship with my capabilities based on truth rather than frivolous and arbitrary metrics so commonly applied today. Loren works with hundreds of amazing humans from children as young as 6 to adults in their 70s, from all backgrounds and walks of life, testing varied approaches to reverse movement dysfunction and gain strength, flexibility and new skills to improve overall physical literacy. Fjord also holds a B.S. in Kinesiology and Nutrition from Oregon State University. Loren owns and operates HumanWild. HumanWild is an education platform designed to help you achieve movement freedom. The cross discipline program is woven together to help anyone bring their body into balance for optimal strength, range and skill development. Loren is offering a free 30 min coaching consult and 25% off your first month to any listeners of the RMP if you mention our show when you contact and sign up for Loren’s training programs. You can learn more about Loren and HumanWild on his website humanwild.co. Show Notes: HumanWild | Official Website humanwild.co | Instagram Can exercise extend your life? | Harvard Medical School Homo erectus - A Bigger, Smarter, Faster Hominin Lineage by Van Arsdale et al. | Nature George St-Pierre - Training gymnastics to get better at MMA | SalutemOfficial STORROR | Youtube District B13 | IMDb Daniel Ilabaca | Parkour Wiki Conor McGregor & Ido Portal This is Movement | Youtube Weck Method RMT Ropes Part 1 (Intro) | Youtube

 Episode 75- It's a Fireside Chat Baby! Rik's scared of Justin Trudeau + cheap Russian oil futures | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Oh shit it’s another Fireside Chat!! Rik and Jon are loose and ready to riff. Rik spent the last week in New York City, Jon had a very interesting week, Rik is scared of Justin Trudeau, Jon says ‘Fuck NATO’ with his whole chest and Rik gets us all a tight discount on Russian oil futures. Buckle up kiddos. We as a podcast also wanted to say something about all of the hate that people have been levying at average everyday Russians. Facebook has announced recently that they will ‘temporarily allow‘ any kind of hateful posts and content directed at Russia and Russian people. This is ABHORRENT. We are completely disgusted by this. Average Russians have nothing to do with the actions of their government, just the same as Americans have little to do with the actions of the American government. Hate on Vladimir Putin. Hate on the Russian and American oligarchs. Hate on NATO. Those are your enemies. Those are the people who are escalating this war. Fight for peace ON ALL FRONTS. Don’t trust the media and don’t trust what the American government and NATO are telling you. Don’t be a fucking moron. Show Notes: The City That Never Sleeps (nickname) | Wikipedia New Mexico: state, United States | Encyclopædia Britannica A Land So Strange: The Epic Journey of Cabeza de Vaca | Amazon RT America ceases productions and lays off most of its staff | CNN Yuan Jumps After Report on Saudis Weighing Its Use in Oil Deals | Bloomberg Inflation Calculator, Find US Dollar's Value from 1913-2022 | US Inflation Calculator Russia Asked China for Military and Economic Aid for Ukraine War, U.S. Officials Say | The New York Times 1420 | Youtube Why the US scrapped Polish plans to give Ukraine fighter jets | Vox F-35 Lightning II | Lockheed Martin ‘Turning point’: War in Ukraine tests shaky US-China relations | Al Jazeera News Black Mirror ‘White Christmas” | IMDb

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