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The Live Long and Master Aging (LLAMA) podcast is a weekly series of extended, one-to-one interviews, about human longevity. Hosted by Peter Bowes, leading scientists share their latest research into living a long and healthy life. We delve into the clinical trials and challenge new ideas. We also feature some remarkable people who have already mastered the art of aging. Hear about their insights into growing old, without feeling old, and the secrets of their longevity.

The Live Long and Master Aging (LLAMA) podcast is a weekly series of extended, one-to-one interviews, about human longevity. Hosted by Peter Bowes, leading scientists share their latest research into living a long and healthy life. We delve into the clinical trials and challenge new ideas. We also feature some remarkable people who have already mastered the art of aging. Hear about their insights into growing old, without feeling old, and the secrets of their longevity.

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United States

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The Live Long and Master Aging (LLAMA) podcast is a weekly series of extended, one-to-one interviews, about human longevity. Hosted by Peter Bowes, leading scientists share their latest research into living a long and healthy life. We delve into the clinical trials and challenge new ideas. We also feature some remarkable people who have already mastered the art of aging. Hear about their insights into growing old, without feeling old, and the secrets of their longevity.

Language:

English


Episodes

Nick Engerer: Biohacking to optimize healthspan

9/26/2022
Aspiring to live a long, healthy life is a universal goal of mankind. We are wired for survival and the latest longevity science is making it ever more realistic to reach a great age. Nick Engerer, founder of the Longevity Blog, is the ultimate healthy aging enthusiast. A triathlete and serial self-experimenter with the latest, science-based, lifestyle interventions, Nick and LLAMA's Peter Bowes recently teamed up to produce this podcast's first video episode. On a mission to defy jet lag,...

Duration:00:46:26

Getting a full night's sleep

9/13/2022
Do you have a problem sleeping? The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says insufficient sleep is a public health problem linked to chronic diseases such as type 2 diabetes, heart problems, obesity, and depression. The implications for human longevity are obvious. So what can be done to get a better night's sleep - even if you think you've tried everything? The Silicon Valley startup, Koko Labs, has developed Full Sleep, a six-week program guided by artificial intelligence...

Duration:00:42:41

A Life Well Lived

9/10/2022
As the world mourns the passing of Queen Elizabeth II, the Live Long and Master Aging podcast extends its deepest sympathies to members of the Royal Family and everyone who loved and respected the UK's longest-serving monarch. We want to pay our respects to the Queen in this, the 200th episode of LLAMA. She devoted her life to public service and, as King Charles noted, it was "a life well lived" - a phrase that resonates with the values and goals of our podcast. It accurately reflects the...

Duration:00:17:24

Nate Wilkins: Living an ageless lifestyle

9/7/2022
Nate Wilkins is enjoying a remarkable journey through life. The 68-year-old functional aging specialist is the co-founder of Ageless Workout, a Miami-based health, healing and wellness company that seeks to bridge the gap between fitness and medicine. The goal is to help people of all ages achieve their maximum potential. It is based on a lifestyle that Nate and his partner, Shebah Carfagna, have adopted to create a "tribe mentality" to health and fitness. They are also co-authors of Ageless...

Duration:00:36:18

Bjørn Ekeberg: Targeted red light therapy to support recovery

8/30/2022
Red light therapy is a popular treatment for skin health, muscle strength and even sleep quality. It involves exposing the body to low levels of red or near-infrared light. Considered safe, it is a form of therapy that is usually offered in a health practitioners' office or wellness center. The technology is also available for use at home. The Norwegian company, Recharge Health, has developed a device called FlexBeam, a non-pharmaceutical, non-invasive tool that uses targeted red light...

Duration:00:33:52

Kara Collier: My Day | My Life

8/21/2022
Kara Collier is the director of nutrition at the metabolic health company, NutriSense. She is, by her own admission, obsessed with all things to do with personalized nutrition, metabolism, glucose, preventative health and longevity. My Day | My Life is a bite-sized supplement to the Live Long and Master Aging podcast. We explore the lives of people who have, in one way or another, mastered the art of aging. Whether it be through diet, exercise, mindfulness, spirituality, nutraceutical...

Duration:00:11:24

Alan Carpenter: How a brush with death inspired a new lifestyle

8/17/2022
It could all end in a heartbeat. Sometimes life itself, with its unpredictable path, can be the biggest motivator to change us for the better. Take Alan Carpenter. He was a fit 66-year-old, enjoying a hike on the US Pacific Crest, when his life suddenly imploded. A dramatic fall led to a stay in hospital and a long period of recuperation. It also prompted him to reassess his state of health - not only physical, but his mental and emotional wellbeing. It led to years of research, analyzing...

Duration:00:36:18

Katie Waldegrave: Grow, learn and reinvent

8/9/2022
More and more people are re-training rather than retiring as they age. Reinvention is the preferred option for some of today's boomers, who are enjoying good health and vitality. Not only are older people sharing the wisdom of their years with younger generations, many are discovering that they have the energy and enthusiasm to take on an entirely new career. Katie Waldegrave MBE is the co-founder of Now Teach, a UK-based charity which promotes the employment of older people as teachers....

Duration:00:33:45

Jatin Chaudhary: Hacking mitochondria to scale new heights

7/20/2022
When Jatin Chaudhary set his sights on climbing the world's highest mountain, he knew he had to optimize his body's ability to operate in extreme conditions. The 43-year-old software development manager from India was aware that his chances of scaling Mt. Everest were diminishing every year and that he would benefit from the physical endurance abilities of a younger man. He dived into the data and investigated why Sherpas can perform at superhuman levels at altitude. He concluded that it was...

Duration:00:31:07

Peter Ward: Eternal life or living for today?

7/13/2022
Do you want to live forever? Or do you prefer to focus on living for as long as possible while enjoying the best of health? Lifetime aspirations come in many forms and are often merged together - or confused - under the banner of human longevity. Some are more realistic than others. In his new book, The Price of Immortality: The Race to Live Forever, the British journalist, Peter Ward, teases apart the many interventions being touted as possible 'cures' for aging or tools to help us live on...

Duration:00:38:43

John Whyte: My Day | My Life

7/9/2022
Dr. John Whyte is the Chief Medical Officer at WebMD. He is on a mission to share accurate health information in a world where finding reliable medical advice can be challenging. My Day | My Life is a bite-sized supplement to the Live Long and Master Aging podcast. We explore the lives of people who have, in one way or another, mastered the art of aging. Whether it be through diet, exercise, mindfulness, spirituality, nutraceutical interventions, social connections, generosity or...

Duration:00:06:45

William Hsu: Transforming human health through fasting

6/29/2022
The popularity of fasting has surged in recent years, although there are myriad approaches to restricting food intake to promote good health. One system, known as ProLon, involves mimicking the effects of fasting, by allowing small meals to be consumed during the diet. LLAMA host Peter Bowes has followed the progress of this fasting mimicking diet (FMD) ever since he took part in a clinical trial, in 2013, to explore the regime's feasibility and safety. In this interview Dr. William Hsu,...

Duration:00:36:26

Catharine Arnston: Eating algae to age better

6/21/2022
Could eating algae be the secret weapon many of us have been searching for in the pursuit of longevity? The microscopic form of life is consumed as part of a balanced diet is in some parts of the world, but it is also being hailed as a superfood that could help us age better. Of course there is nothing new about algae, which are photosynthetic microorganisms that live in water and grow hydroponically, that is, without soil. The common image is of an icky green film on ponds or areas of...

Duration:00:40:21

Nichola Conlon: Slowing aging | My Day | My Life

6/19/2022
Nichola Conlon is a molecular biologist and the co-founder of the UK-based nutraceutical company Nuchido Laboratories. In this episode Nichola tells us about her love of intense exercise; the power of fasting; a career that explores drugs that could slow our rate of cellular aging and her passion for explaining science so that everyone can benefit. She also shares her lifestyle hacks and secrets for a good night's sleep. My Day | My Life is a Sunday supplement to the Live Long and Master...

Duration:00:10:07

Janne Karin Sande & Stuart Phillips: Boosting omega-3 intake without fish oil burps

6/8/2022
Make sure you're getting your daily dose of fish oil. It is one of the basic rules of nutrition and there is no argument that omega-3 fatty acids are very important for our health. But those fishy burps are irksome. The science behind - and our understanding of omega-3 oils - has come a long way. In today's episode we're going to explore how nano-dispersion technology is being used to fuel our bodies with a new smoothie, EO3 (Enhanced Omega-3), without the downside of unpleasant belching. In...

Duration:00:34:44

Steven Clausnitzer: Freezing stem cells to slow the aging process

6/3/2022
What if we could stop time and preserve the biological potential of our younger selves? It is the goal of Forever Labs, a US company that stores stem cells for possible use in later life, to combat age-related disease and, perhaps, aging itself. The company collects and cryo-preserves stem cells so they can be used in future health treatments and therapies, should medical advances allow it. In this interview Steven Clausnitzer, who founded the company in 2015, explains his vision that...

Duration:00:33:34

Dave Paul: Walk, talk and live long

5/25/2022
An hour-long walk, before breakfast, is my favorite daily habit. It is a routine that I rarely miss and one which I credit for much of my current health and vitality. For all the latest diet, exercise and supplementation interventions, the simple act of putting one foot in front of the other is, for me, a hugely rewarding lifestyle trail. The benefits of walking are widely documented although the motivation needed to develop a regular practice can be elusive. Dave Paul, an American radio...

Duration:00:41:09

Marie Ruggles: Using food as medicine for longevity

5/11/2022
We are what we eat. So goes the proverbial saying. But to what extent does the food on our plate determine the quality of our health now and for the rest of our lives? Marie Ruggles is a clinical nutritionist and the author of Optimize Your Immune System: Create Health and Resilience with a Kitchen Pharmacy. In this LLAMA podcast interview we explore what it means to use the kitchen pantry to promote robust health. From whole foods to superfoods, supplements to sunlight, Marie shares natural...

Duration:00:39:37

Nick Engerer: Biohacking through the lens of longevity

4/27/2022
Every now and then we find a kindred spirit in life. In the field of longevity research, Nick Engerer, PhD, lives and breathes the healthy aging aspirations embodied by the LLAMA podcast. The creator of Longevity Blog is on a mission to optimize his wellbeing through self-experimentation and science-based interventions. Crucially, he is also driven to share his knowledge to help everyone make lifestyle decisions that promote good health and vitality. In this interview Nick explains his...

Duration:00:53:12

Nadine Artemis: Joining the dots between health and beauty

4/13/2022
Beauty, radiant health and the human body and have been inexorably linked. But to what extent do modern-day, beauty-related practices, enhance our well-being, or even our longevity? Early in life, Nadine Artemis became fascinated by the intersecting worlds of beauty, essential oils and a desire to live a long healthy life. She specializes in aromachology, the study of odors and the way they influence human behavior. Based in Ontario, Canada the creator of the health and beauty shop, Living...

Duration:00:44:41