4 episodes

“Know Your Dose” is a weekly thought-provoking podcast focused on how cannabis, psychedelics, and holistic practices are transforming the future of wellness. Led by Baked Bros™ co-founders Thomas Rimbach, Nadeem Al-Hasan, and co-host Derek Espinoza, “Know Your Dose,” covers how these alternative practices influence overall health, fitness, personal development, and much more. Listen in on their free-flowing conversations by selecting an episode below!

Know Your Dose Podcast Baked Bros ™ Media

    • Entrepreneurship

“Know Your Dose” is a weekly thought-provoking podcast focused on how cannabis, psychedelics, and holistic practices are transforming the future of wellness. Led by Baked Bros™ co-founders Thomas Rimbach, Nadeem Al-Hasan, and co-host Derek Espinoza, “Know Your Dose,” covers how these alternative practices influence overall health, fitness, personal development, and much more. Listen in on their free-flowing conversations by selecting an episode below!

    EP. 4 - The Body Keeps the Score: How to Optimize your Body for Pain Relief and Maximum Wellbeing with Human Optimizer Nathan Kohlerman

    EP. 4 - The Body Keeps the Score: How to Optimize your Body for Pain Relief and Maximum Wellbeing with Human Optimizer Nathan Kohlerman

    This episode of the podcast centers around optimizing your body through exercise. The Know Your Dose team was joined by corrective exercise specialist Nathan Kohlerman. The beginning of the show opens with a detailed account of how Nathan went from bodybuilding to focusing on alternative movement practices, highlighting that conventional training can often lead to injuries and imbalances. Nathan outlines how Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization (DNS) is a system of movement that rewires the mind-body connection for how we move. Nadeem drives a discussion on how to alleviate stress and improve mobility at the office, where people with pain make mistakes when exercising, and setting the right intention for your health and fitness goals. Towards the end of the podcast, things go from the physical to the metaphysical as Nathan opens up about emotions being felt as physical pain, energetic healing, and his views on spirit guides. The podcast ends with Nathan’s thoughts on how cannabis and psychedelics can be used as tools for transformation.
    Episode Highlights:
    Background and introduction to Nathan Kohlerman. Nathan and Nadeem discuss mace work and movement. Nathan discusses the injuries that led him to explore alternative movement practices.                                                                                                                   
    Nathan explains how he discovered DNS, what DNS is, and how Nathan utilizes DNS for himself and his clients.   
    Discussion on how to use the breath to stabilize your body during workouts.   
    Nadeem and Nathan discuss ideas to use in your office to alleviate stress on the body and improve movement.  
    Deep dive into what mistakes people in pain make when starting to exercise.  
    Collective discussion on setting the right intention for your health and fitness goals.  
    Bodyweight vs weight lifting and the mind-body connection. Nathan discusses how emotions can be felt as physical pain.   
    The group discusses how mindfulness is a good place to start when learning to listen to what your body needs. Nathan talks about the spiritual work he is involved in.  
    Nathan describes his use of cannabis and psychedelics for personal development and medicine.  
    Final Thoughts and How to Reach Nathan  
    Connect with Nathan Kohlerman:
    Nathan Kohlerman Instagram Nathan Kohlerman Linkedin Nathan Kohlerman Twitter Nathan Kohlerman Facebook Neuintention   
    Show Notes (People / Products / Mentions):
    Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization The Body Keeps the Score by Bessel van der Kolk Dr. Joe Dispenza The Fellowship of the River by Dr. Joe Tafur  
    Connect With Us:
    Website: https://knowyourdosepodcast.com
    Instagram: https://instagram.com/knowyourdosepodcast
    Facebook: https://facebook.com/bakedbrosthc/
    Company: https://bakedbros.com

    • 1 hr 10 min
    EP. 3 - Change Your Mind, Change Your Life: Insights on The Power of Meditation, Gratitude, and Using Psychoactive Substances to Explore the Mind

    EP. 3 - Change Your Mind, Change Your Life: Insights on The Power of Meditation, Gratitude, and Using Psychoactive Substances to Explore the Mind

    In this episode of the podcast the Know Your Dose hosts explore the contents of the mind. What is mindfulness? Why is it important? How do you cultivate it? These are all questions this episode aims to answer. Derek opens the podcast talking about the importance of starting mindfulness early, detailing his experience doing meditation and yoga with his daughter. Thomas highlights the value of teachers, tools, and practices when learning to meditate. Nadeem covers mindful eating and opens up about using mindfulness to deal with fear and anxiety. Towards the end of the podcast, Thomas, Nadeem, and Derek share their thoughts on how cannabis and psychedelics can be used as powerful tools for investigating the contents of consciousness, fostering mindfulness, and balancing your ego. This episode ends with insights into the personal routines of the Know Your Dose team to give you an idea of how to incorporate mindfulness into your individual life.
     
    Topic Timestamps:
    Derek discusses mindfulness practice with his young daughter using meditation and yoga. The guys dive into nurturing mindfulness practice and raising kids.    
    What is Mindfulness? Thomas brought up Sam Harris as a valuable teacher. Discussion on The Arctic Shower Challenge and the power of meditation on the Waking Up App.   
    Why is Mindfulness important? Thomas mentions Headspace got him into meditation. Techniques like meditating as well as mindful eating reduce stress. Derek listed mindfulness benefits including Immune boost, better sleep, reduce negative emotions, focus, altruism, relationships, self-esteem.   
    Nadeem opens up about living with fear and anxiety. Derek discusses Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction. Collective discussion on the importance of routines in the morning and Night.   
    Derek and Thomas go back and forth on gratefulness and compassion. Thomas discusses being grateful for the very basic things that we take advantage of.   
    Using Conscious breathing to clear thoughts and regain mindfulness.   
    Group conversation on being aware of your thoughts and feelings. Differentiating pleasant, unpleasant, and neutral feelings. Don’t give your thoughts power over your mind.  
    Cannabis and Mindfulness. Nadeem talks on cannabis helping you get into mindfulness. Derek highlights how cannabis can increase a busy mind or even increase negative thoughts in some people.  
    Psychedelics and their effects on mindfulness. Discussion of finding balance with your Ego.  
    Personal routines from Thomas, Nadeem, and Derek  
     
    Show Notes (People / Products / Mentions):
     
    Principles by Ray Dalio Peace is Every Step Thich Nhat Hanh Waking Up App Headspace The Untethered Soul by  Michael A. Singer Facing Codependence by Pia Mellody Ram Dass Belong by Radha Agrawal  
    Connect With Us:
    Website: https://knowyourdosepodcast.com
    Instagram: https://instagram.com/knowyourdosepodcast
    Facebook: https://facebook.com/bakedbrosthc/
    Company: https://bakedbros.com

    • 1 hr 4 min
    EP. 2 - To Sleep or Not to Sleep? How Cannabis, Mindset, and Environment Affect Sleep

    EP. 2 - To Sleep or Not to Sleep? How Cannabis, Mindset, and Environment Affect Sleep

    This episode of the Know Your Dose podcast is all about sleep! The show starts out highlighting the importance of sleep for optimal health and the pressure society places on individuals to sacrifice it. When it comes time to share personal experiences, Thomas and Derek talk about using cannabis to ease their minds before bed while Nadeem prefers to go without. This led to a discussion around what cannabis actually does while we sleep, the difference between THC and CBD for sleep, and where terpenes fit into the equation. In the latter half of the podcast, Derek does a deep dive into the link between the endocannabinoid system and our circadian rhythm followed by a debate between Nadeem and Thomas on the importance of sleep timing. The episode comes to close with several tips and tricks for easing the mind and body for a perfect night’s sleep.
     
    Topic Timestamps:
    Nadeem, Derek, and Thomas discuss individual sleep needs and the importance of REM. Collective discussion on the importance of sleep and its role in society.  
    Derek asks how cannabis fits into sleep regimens. Thomas brings up the topic of cannabis and sleep which leads to a wide-ranging conversation on THC, CBD, and terpenes for sleep.  
    Derek touches on how the endocannabinoid system and circadian rhythms. Thomas and Nadeem debate sleep times. Thomas states shutting down an hour before bed is a huge key for him, in particular blue light disturbances.  
    Dive into Natural Rhythms of sleep and Sleeping like our ancestors. Why We Sleep by Mathew Walker, Own The Day by Aubry Marcus, Whoop Strap.  
    46:30-48:34 Tips into the optimum temperature to sleep.  
    Tricks on using cold showers and hot baths at night to help sleep.   
    Caution against working out late at night, Tim Ferris sleep cocktail of Sleepytime Tea, Apple Cider Vinegar, and Raw Honey.  
    Instructions on taking the TV out of the bedroom and the power of mental associations between the bed and activities other than sleeping   
    Show Notes (People / Products / Mentions):
    Whoop Strap Oura Ring  Waking Up App Felix Gray  Hue Lights Own the Day (Aubrey Marcus) Matthew Walker (Ted Talk on Sleep) Why We Sleep (Matthew Walker) NEST Thermostat What We Do to Hack Our Best Sleep Ways Cannabis Can Impact Sleep  
    Follow Us:
    Website: https://knowyourdosepodcast.com
    Instagram: https://instagram.com/knowyourdosepodcast
    Facebook: https://facebook.com/bakedbrosthc/
    Company: https://bakedbros.com

    • 57 min
    EP. 1 - New Years, S.M.A.R.T. Goals, and How Cannabis Impacts Pain

    EP. 1 - New Years, S.M.A.R.T. Goals, and How Cannabis Impacts Pain

    This is the first official episode of the Know Your Dose podcast! In the first half of the episode, host’s Thomas Rimbach, Nadeem Al-Hasan, and Derek Espinoza cover why new years is overrated, how your relationship with cannabis can change over time, tips on creating goals you can actually achieve, and why you should think about lowering your tolerance to cannabis.  When it came to cannabis and pain, Derek shared his personal experience working with medical cannabis patients experiencing chronic pain, Thomas talked about the mental benefits of using cannabis for pain, and how cannabis differs from conventional medications. Nadeem brings the podcast to a close with a discussion on how lifestyle practices, such as sleep, mindfulness, exercise, and nutrition can all affect the way we experience pain.
     
    Topic Timestamps:
    The guys share their thoughts on 2019, Nadeem and Thomas talk about why New Years is overrated, and Derek shares his perspective on leveraging the power of a fresh start.  
    Nadeem sheds light on the compound effects thoughts can have how his relationship with cannabis changed.  
    Deep dive into why we use cannabis, work-life balance, and how we look at personal goal setting.  
    Thomas and Nadeem outline SMART goals, Derek breaks down why you should decrease cannabis tolerance and the endocannabinoid system.  
    Derek explains the pros and cons of using cannabis and pharmaceuticals for pain, why opioids can be lethal while cannabis isn’t, and the effects of NSAIDs.  
    Collective discussion on the connection between the brain and your gut.  
    Derek shares personal experiences of working with people suffering from chronic pain, How cannabis can be a gateway to health, and Thomas talks about how cannabis improves mental health.  
    How nutrition, sleep, exercise, and mindfulness can improve chronic pain symptoms.  
    Show Notes (People / Products / Mentions):
    Aubrey Marcus “Own the Day” Darren Hardy “Darren Daily” S.M.A.R.T Goal Setting Cannabis and Pain How Pain is Conventionally Treated Testimonials  
    Follow Us:
    Website: https://knowyourdosepodcast.com
    Instagram: https://instagram.com/knowyourdosepodcast
    Facebook: https://facebook.com/bakedbrosthc/
    Company: https://bakedbros.com

    • 52 min

Customer Reviews

Birth finger ,

Great content

These guys never cease to amaze me. Some truly passionate, intelligent men with different perspectives on relevant topics. I would recommend these podcasts to anyone, even if you’re not a fan of cannabis. The conversations are educated and relatable to anyone on either side of the spectrum.

Dilsie Fresh ,

I love the science!!

Absolutely enjoy listening to this podcast. The proof is in the pudding and their references, especially scientific, have me hooked! I love the holistic approach to weaving cannabis into daily routine in search of optimizing us as human beings. Just shows the versatility and boundless applications that this naturally occurring resource can provide. Keep up the amazing work guys!! #knowledgeispower

DonnyHoncho ,

Relatable AF

Absolutely love the way the guys tie each topic to their personal experiences and educate without preaching. Just guys being dudes, trying to get better.

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