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Welcome to being Bulletproof, the State of High Performance where you take control and improve your biochemistry, your body, and your mind so they work in unison, helping you execute at levels far beyond what you’d expect, without burning out, getting sick, or just acting like a stressed-out a-hole. Bulletproof Radio was born out of a 20-year single-minded crusade to upgrade the human being using every available technology. It distills the knowledge of world-class doctors, biochemists, scientists, Olympic nutritionists, meditation experts, and mavericks. Dave has spent more than $1M on personal health experiments. From private brain EEG facilities hidden in a Canadian forest to remote monasteries in Tibet, from Silicon Valley to the Andes, high-tech entrepreneur Dave Asprey used hacking techniques and tried everything himself, obsessively focused on discovering: What are the simplest things you can do to be better at everything? It used to take a lifetime to radically rewire the human body and mind. Technology has changed the rules. Follow along as Dave Asprey and guests provide you with everything you need to upgrade your mind, body, and life.

Welcome to being Bulletproof, the State of High Performance where you take control and improve your biochemistry, your body, and your mind so they work in unison, helping you execute at levels far beyond what you’d expect, without burning out, getting sick, or just acting like a stressed-out a-hole. Bulletproof Radio was born out of a 20-year single-minded crusade to upgrade the human being using every available technology. It distills the knowledge of world-class doctors, biochemists, scientists, Olympic nutritionists, meditation experts, and mavericks. Dave has spent more than $1M on personal health experiments. From private brain EEG facilities hidden in a Canadian forest to remote monasteries in Tibet, from Silicon Valley to the Andes, high-tech entrepreneur Dave Asprey used hacking techniques and tried everything himself, obsessively focused on discovering: What are the simplest things you can do to be better at everything? It used to take a lifetime to radically rewire the human body and mind. Technology has changed the rules. Follow along as Dave Asprey and guests provide you with everything you need to upgrade your mind, body, and life.

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Welcome to being Bulletproof, the State of High Performance where you take control and improve your biochemistry, your body, and your mind so they work in unison, helping you execute at levels far beyond what you’d expect, without burning out, getting sick, or just acting like a stressed-out a-hole. Bulletproof Radio was born out of a 20-year single-minded crusade to upgrade the human being using every available technology. It distills the knowledge of world-class doctors, biochemists, scientists, Olympic nutritionists, meditation experts, and mavericks. Dave has spent more than $1M on personal health experiments. From private brain EEG facilities hidden in a Canadian forest to remote monasteries in Tibet, from Silicon Valley to the Andes, high-tech entrepreneur Dave Asprey used hacking techniques and tried everything himself, obsessively focused on discovering: What are the simplest things you can do to be better at everything? It used to take a lifetime to radically rewire the human body and mind. Technology has changed the rules. Follow along as Dave Asprey and guests provide you with everything you need to upgrade your mind, body, and life.

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English


Episodes

Bonus: 'Fasting' featuring Dr. Jason Fung

4/16/2021
I hope this preview on fasting inspires you to join me and thousands of others at the Virtual Biohacking Conference on May 8, 2021, to Recharge Your Cells & Upgrade Your Life. You’ll hear brand new information from this amazing guest and much more from all the guests who will be presenting. Dr. Jason Fung is a Canadian nephrologist known as a pioneer in intermittent fasting in a clinical setting. He specializes in intermittent fasting and low carb, especially for treating people with type 2...

Duration:00:29:29

Free Your Breath and Your Body Follows – ‘Yoga Rebel’ Tara Stiles with Dave Asprey : 814

4/15/2021
In this episode of Bulletproof Radio, I’m talking with Tara Stiles, founder of Stråla Yoga, whose approach to yoga and meditation is to make it as inclusive, unpretentious and accessible as possible. “I love the saying, if you can breathe, you can do yoga,” Tara says. “And especially if you're interested in doing it, then follow that intuition. Whether you're young or old or somewhere in between, or have a problem or have any limitations or whatever it is.” Tara says practicing yoga is...

Duration:01:03:41

Why You Can’t Live Without Minerals – BEAM Minerals with Dave Asprey : 813

4/13/2021
In this episode of Bulletproof Radio, we talk about minerals, ask some foundational questions about why they matter to your biology, and why you probably would do a lot better as a biohacker, or just as a human being who wants to be hard to kill, if you pay way more attention to them. We have more than 30 trillion cells in our body and every single one of them requires minerals to function. You can’t live without minerals. Caroline Alan, co-founder of BEAM Minerals, knows first-hand the...

Duration:01:11:26

Bonus: ‘Peptides & Anti-Aging’ featuring Dr. Heather Smith-Fernandez

4/9/2021
I hope this preview on the power of peptides inspires you to join me and thousands of others at the Virtual Biohacking Conference on May 8, 2021, to Recharge Your Cells & Upgrade Your Life. You’ll hear brand new information from this amazing guest and much more from all the guests who will be presenting. Dr. Heather Smith-Fernandez is a board-certified anesthesiologist and fellow-trained interventional pain medicine physician who founded the Florida-based Regenerative Institute of Medicine....

Duration:00:25:34

How Fasting Resets Your Biology and Helps You Live Longer – Valter Longo, Ph.D., with Dave Asprey : 812

4/8/2021
In this episode of Bulletproof Radio, I’m talking with a godfather of fasting, Professor Valter Longo, Ph.D. He started researching fasting decades before anyone else started paying much attention to it. In 2018, TIME Magazine named Prof. Longo as one of the 50 most influential people in health care for his research on fasting-mimicking diets as a way to improve health and prevent disease. He’s director of the Longevity Institute at University of Southern California-Leonard Davis School of...

Duration:01:13:56

How to Get a Handle on Your Histamine – Dr. Becky Campbell with Dave Asprey : 811

4/6/2021
In this episode of Bulletproof Radio, you’re going to learn a lot you probably didn’t know about histamine. Turns out histamine is a major neurotransmitter that affects your awareness, food cravings, tiredness and inflammation. I’m talking with Dr. Becky Campbell, a board-certified doctor of natural medicine who focuses on histamine issues based on experiences from her patients and her own life. Histamine is a very important part of the immune system and plays a role in inflammation in the...

Duration:01:05:36

Bonus: ‘Energy’ featuring Dr. Barry Morguelan and Pedram Shojai

4/2/2021
This episode focuses on energy with two masters dedicated to this work. You’ll hear highlights from their previous interviews with me to get an idea of their styles and areas of expertise. I hope this preview inspires you to join me and thousands of others at the Virtual Biohacking Conference on May 8, 2021, to Recharge Your Cells & Upgrade Your Life. You’ll hear brand new information from these two amazing guests and much more from all the guests who will be presenting. Dr. Barry...

Duration:01:06:19

Conquer Your Cycle at Every Age – Stephanie Estima, D.C., with Dave Asprey : 810

4/1/2021
Great In this episode of Bulletproof Radio, Dr. Stephanie Estima encourages women to start the process of owning their health by collecting data on their cycle. That way, women can start to understand their body’s individuality and work with it, not against it. She’s a doctor of Chiropractic with expertise in female metabolism and body composition who joined me on the show to discuss her new book “The Betty Body: A Geeky Goddess’ Guide To Intuitive Eating, Balanced Hormones, And...

Duration:01:10:16

Innovative Sex Toys Help Close the Pleasure Gap – Alexandra Fine with Dave Asprey : 809

3/30/2021
I talk about sex regularly on Bulletproof Radio because the energy, connection and humanity that’s a part of sexual wellness improves our lives. So does the fun factor. In this episode, credentialed sexologist Alexandra Fine talks with me about the pleasure gap and ways to close it. After earning her master’s in Clinical Psychology with a concentration in sex therapy from Columbia University, she decided to focus her passion and expertise on the world of sex tech. Alex and mechanical...

Duration:01:11:03

Boost Your Oral, Dental & Throat Health with Probiotics – Prof. John Tagg with Dave Asprey : 808

3/26/2021
In this episode of Bulletproof Radio, we’re talking about bugs. The good kinds! Emeritus professor and microbiologist John Tagg has been researching bacteria since the mid 1970s and has been specifically looking for a probiotic solution to Group A Strep. He’s done this work primarily at the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at the University of Otago in Dunedin, New Zealand. He’s responsible for the isolation and characterization of the first streptococcal bacteriocin and wrote the...

Duration:01:15:32

A New Way to Control Your Blood Sugar – BiOptimizers with Dave Asprey : 807

3/25/2021
Great PodMonitoring your blood sugar is one of the most important interventions you can make for yourself in order to live long and truly feel good. If you have diabetes, your cardiovascular disease risk, your cancer risk and your Alzheimer's risk all go up dramatically. So, what if we were to just put on our thinking hats as biohackers and say, "Which intervention has the highest ROI for reducing my odds of dying from everything?" Regulating your blood sugar would be very, very high on...

Duration:01:17:39

How Fitness Saved a Life and Became a Livelihood – Doug Bopst with Dave Asprey : 806

3/23/2021
In this episode of Bulletproof Radio my guest shares an inspiring life story about addiction, adversity and resilience. Doug Bopst is an award-winning personal trainer, author, speaker and host of the Adversity Advantage podcast. His journey traverses a difficult childhood, an addiction spiral and time in jail. He credits a judge, a cell mate, and unexpectedly finding faith with 12 years of sobriety and his ability to help others change and reclaim their own lives. His transformation...

Duration:01:03:16

Mini Episode: Cool Facts Friday #9

3/19/2021
Cool Facts are quick hits of new human and world science curated into short bursts of information just for you. This fun compilation publishes one Friday a month. Enjoy! Here’s the current lineup for episode #9: EPISODE SPONSOR: If you’re interested in joining team CAROL to get fitter faster, head over to https://carolbike.comand use code “DAVE” to get $100 off your order.

Duration:00:09:10

Self-Heal with Intermittent Fasting & Inner Bonding – Margaret Paul, Ph.D., with Dave Asprey : 805

3/18/2021
In this episode of Bulletproof Radio, we find out how my guest, 81-year-old Margaret Paul, Ph.D., has sustained intermittent fasting (IF) for more than 50 years! Although IF may be a newer concept with regard to health and wellness, research has been happening for decades. And some people have been following IF for that long because it works for their own biology. “I started intermittent fasting when I was about 30,” Margaret says. “And it's been fantastic in my life. I started learning...

Duration:00:55:00

Insulin Resistance, Fasting, Ketones and “Why We Get Sick” – Dr. Ben Bikman with Dave Asprey : 804

3/16/2021
This episode of Bulletproof Radio runs over 90 minutes and definitely will be worth the time you’ll spend listening. We’re talking about insulin resistance, something that affects half of all adults in the U.S., a lot of our children, and is the leading cause of many common health disorders. Insulin resistance makes you less powerful every day until you get diabetes. Insulin resistance has been a focus for me for more than 10 years. It's part of the Bulletproof Diet and it's part of my...

Duration:01:39:46

How to Identify Your Energy Blockers and Beat Fatigue – Dr. Steven Gundry with Dave Asprey : 803

3/12/2021
At 70 years young, Dr. Steven Gundry feels and exudes more energy than he did at 40. In this episode of Bulletproof Radio, we’ll talk about how you can make sure you feel the same. Dr. Gundry explains seven deadly energy disruptors that surround us in his new book, “The Energy Paradox: What to Do When Your Get-Up-and-Go Has Got Up and Gone.” “The walking well have become proficient at shouldering a pretty heavy pack of fatigue,” he says in his book. “And it’s taking a toll on multiple...

Duration:01:11:04

Why Dave Asprey Changed His Mind About Juicing – Junaid Kalmadi of Farmers Juice : 802

3/11/2021
For a while I was anti-juicing because I found myself consuming a lot of sugar with very few health benefits. But I wanted to flip my own script and introduce you to a brand-new juice company. These juices don’t cause a blood sugar spike. Instead, you get a lot of phytonutrients and the bonus opportunity to support small farmers. In this episode of Bulletproof Radio, I’m talking about juicing with Farmers Juice founder and CEO Junaid Kalmadi. Farmers Juice is the world’s first keto-friendly...

Duration:00:48:37

The Metabolism-Cancer Connection & How to Treat It – Dr. Charles Meakin with Dave Asprey : 801

3/9/2021
In this episode of Bulletproof Radio, my guest approaches cancer much differently than mainstream medical thinking. Dr. Charles Meakin is Chief Medical Officer for Care Oncology Clinic USA and works specifically on metabolic treatment strategies for curing cancer. He’s also a career biohacker-physician focused on alternative and holistic treatment strategies that he hopes will shape the “fourth field of cancer care.” We talk personalized strategies and specifically about some of the drugs...

Duration:01:02:44

Why You Have to Heal Your Trauma to Free Your Energy – Tana Amen with Dave Asprey : 800

3/5/2021
In this episode of Bulletproof Radio, the topic is something that drives all of us, whether we like it or not: fear and trauma. Tana Amen is just the right guest to talk about this subject. She’s a neurosurgical ICU trauma nurse, vice president of the Amen Clinics, a health and fitness expert and a New York Times best-selling author. She taken on these topics in her new book, “The Relentless Courage of a Scared Child: How Persistence, Grit, and Faith Created a Reluctant Healer.” Tana...

Duration:00:55:18

5 Steps of Neurocycle Can Clean Up Your Mental Mess – Dr. Caroline Leaf with Dave Asprey : 799

3/4/2021
In this episode of Bulletproof Radio, my guest, Dr. Caroline Leaf, has been changing lives through her research into the human mind-brain connection for nearly four decades. “We’ve been sold such a lie that your brain controls you,” she says. The brain isn’t a generator, it’s a responder, so it has to be stimulated. We have the power to change the environment in which the brain thinks, feels and chooses. Dr. Leaf talks about how we can all use self-awareness to better understand and...

Duration:01:17:44