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3: Steven Kotler: Part 1: How to be Superman in your own life

In this episode of the Alpha Man Project I talk to science journalist Steven Kotler about his new book The Rise of Superman: Decoding the Science of Ultimate Human Performance. Steven reveals the secret of ultimate human performance. He studies dozens of elite action and adventure sports athletes and the science of “flow”, an optimal state of consciousness in which humans perform and feel their best.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • What exactly is flow?
  • Why most people only spend 5% of their life in “flow”
  • How flow changes our perception of time.
  • What’s the “flow cycle” is and why it’s important
  • How flow saved a base jumper from falling to his death.
  • How you can “trigger” flow right now in your life
  • Why taking risks is key to performing your bestHow you can “hack your flow” and become the best man you can be.
  • The dark side of the “flow” state
  • The Rise of Superman
  • The Flow Genome Project

 

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Book Recommendations:

Bone Games  by Rob Schultheis

Drive by Dan Pink

 

Connect with Steven Kotler:

Website

Flow Genome Project

The Rise of Superman: Decoding the Science of Ultimate Human Performance

 

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