Getting Stronger
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December 15, 2016
Hormetism is the application of progressive, intermittent stress to overcome challenges and grow stronger physically, mentally and emotionally. As athletes, we intuitively understand the hormetic effect of exercise but did you know that cold, altitude, plant toxins and even straining slightly to read can all be used to help us get stronger? My guest is for this interview is Todd Becker, a freelance blogger based in the San Francisco Bay Area, where he lives with his wife and two children. He has degrees in Chemical Engineering and Philosophy from Stanford University and Brown University. Todd currently works as a staff scientist for a biotechnology company in Palo Alto, where he leads project teams and holds more than 20 patents. Not everyone will have access to all of the hormetic stressors we talk about in this episode. The important takeaway message is that there's more than one way to get stronger. Take advantage in whatever way you see fit. Here’s the outline of this interview with Todd Becker:…