Living Beyond 120
The Future of Longevity Research – an Interview with Dr. Aubrey de Grey – Episode 5
Dr. Aubrey de Grey is a biological gerontologist on a crusade to defeat aging. He thinks we are within a couple of decades of rejuvenation medicine capable of adding another 30 years to human lifespan, proposing that the first person to live to 1,000 years old may already be alive today. In the field of longevity science, there are a few roadblocks, but the biggest one is funding. They discuss why it isn’t a higher priority for average people to further this research. Mark and Dr. de...
The Power of Thinking Longevity is Possible – an Interview with Dan Sullivan – Episode 4
Dan Sullivan’s Strategic Coach® program is how Mark and Dr. Gladden met, and Sullivan describes how he came to imagine a different kind of longevity than most people. He talks about how just thinking differently about the possibilities and changing his mindset about aging has helped him feel better and more capable of achieving his goal of living to 156. In Strategic Coach, Sullivan says, “Your eyes only see and your ears only hear what your brain is looking for,” which applies directly...
A Learner’s Mindset – Episode 3
One of the biggest challenge to living longer is getting over the accepted idea that people can’t live well much longer than they do now. Just because we haven’t seen it with our own eyes does not mean it’s impossible. We must take the first step to ask the right questions rather than being confined by our own experiences. Mark talks about what some researches have concluded about a change that happened in the history of humans that may have caused a dramatic change in average...
Where Do I Start Living Beyond 120? - Episode 2
Living beyond 120 years doesn’t mean just flipping a switch, but it requires a slow on-ramp of changing your habits. However, this journey should start today at whatever condition your body is currently in. Diet and exercise isn’t a one-size fits-all prescription for every person, as genetics play an important role in how your body processes certain foods and responds to different physical activity. Precision is the key to real health optimization. When it comes to eating well, we need...
What Does Living Beyond 120 Really Mean? – Episode 1
Where does the goal of 120 years come from? What does it really mean to live that long? Host Mark Young and longevity expert Dr. Jeffrey Gladden explain the basics of what people need to extend their health span farther than most people ever realize is possible. They consider the evidence that proves what the body is capable of and the “astronaut mindset” that we need to achieve it. Dr. Gladden explains the impact of our genes and how much you can control the fate of your own health,...