Profound Fitness

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Coach Olie Thomas talks us through his knowledge of psychedelic compounds, their study in clinical trials, interesting historical past, uses and recent developments in renewed interest in them by university trials.

Show Notes

Disclaimer: This content in this edition of the podcast is for information purposes only. Although the compounds Olie discusses are currently undergoing renewed scientific interest for the potential to treat such conditions as PTSD, depression and more they are currently class A drugs and not currently legal in the UK and many other countries.
If you have a medical condition or are unsure our advice is to contact your GP for further guidance.


I this episode:
Coach Olie Thomas talks us through his knowledge of psychedelic compounds, their study in clinical trials, interesting historical past, uses and recent developments and the renewed interest in them by university trials over the past 20 years.

During 1950-1965 up to 1000 studies were conducted on more than 40,000 participants into the effects of psychedelic compounds.
Ram Dass, Timothy Leary and more established writers pivoted to the front of this field of interest.

However, cultural change and legal policy during the 1960s saw this branch of plant based psychedelics grouped in with prohibited drugs and clinical research halted thereafter for more than 30 years.

Olie explains the recent renewal in interest in these compounds for the treatment of conditions such as anxiety, depression and more.
He speaks about his own journey will mental illness and his personal recovery from it with the uses of these compounds.

We discuss the ethics of their use, what their new role might be in modern medicine and also explore the parallel branch of psychedelics which is rooted in spiritual growth.

This podcast is our most explorative to date and we understand that it is a step away from our more conventional topics.

We hope you enjoy the discussion on this episode and you can reach out to Olie with your questions via his social media or the profound fitness website.

https://www.instagram.com/oliethomas_/


Your hosts
Mike & Byron

http://www.profoundfitness.co.uk/






What is Profound Fitness?

Exercise, nutrition, health and wellbeing topics from the very basics to beyond.

The Profound Fitness Podcast features coaches Mike Wilson & Byron Johnston plus guest speakers.

It covers not only the basics of how to use gym based exercise, but also nutritional tips and much more. The Profound podcast also provides an insight into the latest reports by the media on health and wellbeing tips and whether they are indeed as useful or harmful as they sometimes claim to be.

Mike & Byron will be keeping you informed and helping you sift through the confusion behind what the best kinds of exercise and health choices are that you can be doing, to stay healthy and get in great shape now and into your later years.

From don't go! to Gym Pro. We'll talk you through the step-by-step process to learning what works and what to avoid in amongst the health space.

Profound Fitness is a private gym, based in Mayford Surrey U.K. This podcast is intended to help serve and inform our local community as well as provide information to all those interested in health topics from around the world.
We welcome questions emailed into the show.