Are you underestimating your mental and physical capacity? The holder of 26 Guinness World Records teaches wild he routinely takes ice baths, why he climbed Mount Kilimanjaro in shorts, why he ran a half marathon above the Arctic Circle in his bare feet and the power of the human mind.
Are you underestimating your mental and physical capacity? Well, today’s guest thinks you are.
As the holder of 26 Guinness World Records, Wim “The Iceman” Hof has been featured on BBC, National Geographic, the Discovery Channel, the Joe Rogan podcast and countless major media outlets.
His life is the subject of the New York Times best-selling book, What Doesn’t Kill Us.
And on today’s show he shares with us about:
How he was able to swim underneath ice for 216.5 feet while his corneas froze.
How was able to hike Mount Kilimanjaro in 2 days, typically a 5-7 day trip, while wearing shorts and no shirt
Why he only eats one meal per day.
How at the age of 60 he physically looks like he’s a division 1 athlete at his peak.
Why he takes ice baths every day and multiple times when possible.
And why he sincerely believes that you have the mental capacity and physical capacity to do 10 times more than you think is possible.
WIM HOF – Wim Hof got his nickname “The Iceman” by breaking a number of records related to cold exposure. Throughout his career, he has been featured in documentaries about him that have been created by BBC, Nat Geo, the Discovery Channel and more. Hof is the New York Times best-selling author of What Doesn’t Kill Us which shares how the investigative journalist Scott Carney actually first took an assignment to debunk the Wim Hof Method and instead ultimately ended up learning his techniques. His feats include climbing Mount Kilimanjaro in shorts, running a half marathon above the Arctic Circle on his bare feet, and standing in a container while covered with ice cubes for more than 112 minutes. Wim has developed what he believes to be the natural path to an optimal state of body and mind, which he calls the Wim Hof Method.
26 Guinness World Records
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Wim Hof’s motto is: “What I am capable of, everybody can learn”. With his Wim Hof Method, he teaches people from all over the world, including celebrities and professional athletes, to control their bodies and achieve extraordinary things.