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Optimal Performance is the podcast all about taking your mental and physical performance to the next level. Whether it's through nootropics, cutting-edge biohacking techniques, or adjusting your approach to nutrition and fitness, we'll have the best minds in the industry on to talk about how you can achieve optimal performance in all areas of your life.

Optimal Performance is the podcast all about taking your mental and physical performance to the next level. Whether it's through nootropics, cutting-edge biohacking techniques, or adjusting your approach to nutrition and fitness, we'll have the best minds in the industry on to talk about how you can achieve optimal performance in all areas of your life.
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Optimal Performance is the podcast all about taking your mental and physical performance to the next level. Whether it's through nootropics, cutting-edge biohacking techniques, or adjusting your approach to nutrition and fitness, we'll have the best minds in the industry on to talk about how you can achieve optimal performance in all areas of your life.




191 Carnivore Diet Podcast with Shawn Baker MD

And here we go! Shawn Baker MD - the leading proponent of the carnivore diet joins us for a second appearance on the OPP. This approach to primal eating is gaining popularity across the globe due to the results people are experiencing. Alleviation of gut issues, lupus, Rheumetoid arthritis, chronic fatigue and chronic inflammation. We dive deep into it's core as a food-allergy elimination diet and we cover the vegan agenda and the origins of vegetarianism in the western world, de-bunking...


191 Intermittent fasting - the missing piece of your health with Siim Land

Ketosis, Fasting, Autophagy, Optimizing your physiology. Siim Land joins us to dive into how and why you should be considering intermittent fasting. Siim's popular Youtube channel, podcast and bio-hacking conference cover the nuts and bolts of optimizing your performance - bingo! We cover: • Eating for autophagy • Fasting techniques and protocols • Eating windows and sleep quality • How to avoid saggy skin after rapid weight loss • Ketosis for mental sharpness • Plus a new supplement...


190 Instant 2019 Upgrade: Hacks for Goal-setting, To-do Lists and more with Sean McCormick

We all want to life our most optimal lives - and we turn to podcasts like these for insights, wisdom and technique. But, above and beyond the proven bio-hacks, nutritional approaches and smart drugs - there is so much that we ignore: Goal setting: The most clear and direct way to approach your goal setting and achieve your dreams. SMART GOALS: Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, Time Bound To-do lists: There's an optimal way. Automatic Negative Thoughts: These are likely stopping...


189 Uplevel your Emotional Intelligence with Dan Doty from Evryman

Recently featured in a powerful Mens Health Magazine article - Dan Doty from Evryman shares with us some of his insights on male emotions and what we can all do in order to grow. Facilitating men's groups and outdoor expeditions all over the country - Evryman is doing the deep work that so many men have never done. The way you handle your emotions are holding you back from living optimal. Here's where to start.


188 The Light Diet with Matt Maruca

Just when you think you have it all figured out! You may be not getting enough sunshine, and too much artificial blue light. Our bodies are barraged by harmful blue light everyday and every night, harming our body's ability to make melatonin that help repair our mitochondria when we sleep. Don't worry though, Matt Maruca has a plan. When asked "What have you put in your body today?" his answer is totally unexpected. Matt Maruca is the owner fo Ra Optics, makers of the world's finest blue...


186 Smarter Faster and Magic on Mushrooms with Jeff Chilton

You might be getting duped. If you've purchased mushroom supplements in the past from the other guys, you're probably taking grain pills with some mycelium in them. Jeff has literally written the book on fungi, and he shares vast networks of information with us.


185 Cannabis Cure-All - Pain, Mood, Nausea and Inspiration with Mike Ricker

There's no hiding it anymore. Cannabis is the future of medicine. Envision a world of CBD infused crackers at grocery stores, tinctures available at movie theaters and classes among classes of drugs to everything from turf-toe to insomnia. As the world becomes more accepting to the powers and uses of cannabis - it's important to know what you're consuming. Mike Ricker - Co-founder of Wam Oil joins the OPP to break it all down...and with style.


OPP185 Hacking Meditation with HRV and Haptic Feedback with Sarah McDevitt

Finally something very unique to the meditation space. Sarah McDevitt, CEO and Founder of Core dives deep with me into meditation and explains how Core uses a vibrating hardware device paired with an app for maximizing your meditation experience.


OPP 184 How to Read Your Bloodwork PLUS Insurance Alternatives with Dr. Elena Zinkov

I recently visited Doctor and Author Elena Zinkov at Proactive Health Clinic near Seattle to go over my blood work. Why should you care? Most MDs don't have the time and aren't incentivized to go through your blood work with you. And, since I'm a keto eating, nootropic taking, go-getter like you...I figured it would be helpful to go over Metabolic Panels, Lipid Panels, Sex Hormones and more. If you haven't done blood work in a while, GO DO IT! It's important to know your baselines. Use...


OPP 183 Keto Wine and Altered States with Todd White

Wines that you can drink everyday and stay in ketosis. The philosophy of a 6000% growth company. The spirituality of wine and a framework for life that you've never heard before. This episode has it all.


OPP 182 Hacking Growth Hormone in 10 Min A Day with Dr. John Jaquish

10 Minutes a day, no weights, no cardio with ridiculous results. Research scientist and inventor Dr. John Jaquish joins us to explain the astonishing results I've been getting with X3 band workouts. Bigger muscles, increased GH and simply the most effective workout system I've ever experienced.


OPP 181 - Optimizing Self-Awareness with Ashleigh VanHouten

Paleo Magazine Radio host Ashleigh VanHouten joins the OPP to talk fitness, lifestyle and the art of living.


OPP 180 "Clean Meat" Explained with Paul Shapiro

The implications of growing animal protein OUTSIDE of the animal are paradigm shifting. How is it done, who's invested and will we look back someday and shake our heads at the fact that we ever ate factory farmed meat?


OPP 179: Shut your damn mouth and breathe with PJ Nestler

On this episode of the OPP we have guest PJ Nestler, who is the Director of Performance at XPT Life. PJ is a human performance specialist and strives to optimize inherent human abilities. This conversation hits many topics on achieving the highest level of human performance ranging from how to breathe, recovery in the sauna, and specific foods to include in your diet. Hold on to your hats and glasses, Season Two of the OPP is here! Find out more about XPT life: xptlife.com


OPP178- Talking Probiotics with Natural Stacks Founder Roy Krebs

Probiotics for specific health conditions is the future, said Natural Stacks Co-Founder Roy Krebs on episode 178 of the OPP. That is exactly what Roy is doing with his newest Natural Stacks product, BrainBiotic. A Probiotic for your brain, that features 4 specific probiotic strains that are backed by studies to promote brain health. Roy joins the OPP and discusses, in depth, the industry of probiotics and gets into the positive and negative affects that surround the industry and what you...



"I don't believe in cheat days whatsoever," said today's OPP guest Jack McAnespy. Who at over 300lbs discovered the Ketogenic diet, and within 6 months lost over 125lbs. Jack stays killing it, and has since started the Facebook group "Common Sense Keto," amassing over 125,000 members. Managing a Facebook group of this size is like a full time job, but Jack loves being able to help people with Keto, just as Keto helped him. In this podcast Jack shares his advice for those interested in...


OPP176- Discussing Tea With Wise Ape Tea Founder Joe Scola

Today's episode of the OPP we feature guest Joe Scola, who is the founder of Wise Ape Tea. They specialize in Adaptogenic teas, which regulate stress for your body.


OPP175- The Paleo Chef Returns!

Today's episode of the OPP marks the return of Mary Shenouda, AKA The Paleo Chef! Mary is an OPP OG and was our guest for OPP 112 titled Making S*** Happen. This podcast is more of a natural free flowing conversation, which allowed us to catch up with our old friend. We discuss what in the world she's been up to since we last spoke, her views on modern living, and just what is next for The Paleo Chef. Enjoy!


OPP 174 - Using Real Magic to Improve Performance

We've got a bit of a different podcast today for you Guys & Gals, but it's still a goodie, and jam packed with exciting information. The Chief Scientist at the Institute of Noetic Sciences, Dr. Dean Radin, joins us to discuss his expertise on real magic and how can it optimize performance for everyone. Dr. Radin is the author of many books, but his newest, titled Real Magic, delves into the worlds of telepathy and psychokinesis; which he explains may not solely be powers of the imagination....


OPP 173 - Reversing Cognitive Decline with Dr. Dale Bredesen

Dr. Dale Bredesen is the Founding President and CEO of the Buck Institute for Research on Aging at UCLA, and today we have him on the OPP. He is the author of the New York Times Best Selling book The End of Alzheimer's and an expert on Cognition and Neurodegenerative Diseases. His research has provided new discoveries in the world of Brain Performance and has shown the demand for more education on numerous Neurodegenerative Diseases. In this episode, Dr. Bredesen educates us on the...