Bulletproof Radio

Bulletproof Radio

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Bulletproof Executive Radio was born out of a fifteen-year single-minded crusade to upgrade the human being using every available technology. It distills the knowledge of world-class MDs, biochemists, Olympic nutritionists, meditation experts, and more than $250,000 spent on personal self-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? 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. It used to take a lifetime to radically rewire the human body and mind this way. 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.

Episodes

How to Have Impact with Tom Bilyeu, Billion-Dollar Brand Builder - #430  

How much does your mindset matter when it comes to reaching your goals? According to superstar entrepreneur Tom Bilyeu, developing your growth mindset and adding value to the world are the ultimate keys to success. Tom, co-founder of Quest Nutrition (a unicorn startup valued at over $1 billion) and the co-founder/host of Impact Theory – has a mission. To help people develop the skills they need to improve themselves and the world, and to help them avoid doing the things that will thwart their ambitions. In this fascinating and insightful discussion with Dave, Tom shares his top three brain hacks that have helped him excel, some of his most impactful growth mindset principles, and the eye-opening realizations that have helped him navigate his impressive career. Dave also shares some of his entrepreneurial insights, and the two trade some amazing business war stories in this incredible conversation that you won’t want to miss!

Mastering Posture, Pain & Performance in 4 Minutes a Day with Egoscue - #429  

Brian Bradley, the VP and voice of the Egoscue Method of exercise, is completely changing the workout game, one 4-minute session at a time. An international speaker on the topics of improving posture, minimizing pain, and enhancing performance, Brian has trained some of the top athletes in professional sports, as well as Tony Robbins, another Egoscue enthusiast. In this fascinating conversation with Dave, Brian explains what makes this exercise method so effective, why head position is key to proper alignment and overall spine health, why sitting is a sport, and the best way to sit on an airplane or in a car to keep pain away. You'll learn what to do while you're lying on your back to increase energy all day, and about a type of breath work called east-west breathing, which can make a huge difference in your posture. And finally, Brian shares with Dave how Bulletproof Coffee has truly changed his life - and his reading habits!

The Birth of LSD with Dr. Stanislav Grof, Father of Transpersonal Psychology - #428  

In this totally mind-blowing episode, Dave is live on stage in San Francisco with Dr. Stanislav Grof, inventor of transpersonal psychology, pioneer of LSD psychotherapy, and the world’s leading expert on Non-Ordinary States of Consciousness. One of the first psychotherapists to use LSD in research environments in the 60s to study altered states of consciousness, Dr. Grof shares his insights into that extraordinary experience, and how he now uses powerful holotropic breathwork to help people reach non-ordinary states of being. Dr. Grof and Dave also dig into how psychedelic drugs are being used today, how the circumstances of our birth can truly impact the course of our lives, and all the different ways there are to reach a transcendental state of healing. You won’t want to miss Dave’s enthralling conversation with this master of the mind!

Exercise Biohacks To Induce Bone Density and Grow Muscles in Less Time - #427  

Inventor, author, and scientist John Jaquish, PhD, stumbled upon his life’s mission to promote bone health and advance osteogenic loading research after his mother was diagnosed with osteoporosis. Determined to help her and others suffering from musculoskeletal conditions and pain, John developed amazing biotechnology devices that increase bone density, strengthen muscles, and improve stability while reducing injury risk. In this fascinating conversation, recorded live at the Be Unlimited event in San Francisco, Dave and John discuss how you can build stronger bones and muscles by leveraging variable resistance, how an amazing technology called OsteoStrong can increase your bone density in just 10 minutes a week, and how you can put on more muscle in less time by leveraging John’s biomedical engineering wisdom – and his X3 Bar. If you want to build stronger bones and muscles in less time with less effort, then you don’t want to miss today’s episode!

Talking Dirty About Spiritual Plants and Microbial Biodiversity - #426  

In today’s episode, Dr. Maya Shetreat-Klein is getting down and dirty with Dave! Dr. Maya - a neurologist, herbalist, and the author of “The Dirt Cure: Healthy Food, Healthy Gut, Happy Child” - offers an integrative and spiritual approach to treating health issues in both kids and adults. In this fascinating and wide-ranging conversation, Dr. Maya and Dave dig into why getting dirty and connecting with nature is the best way to create microbial biodiversity, the indigenous cultures she’s studied and their strong connection to plant medicine, and the relaxing vagus nerve stimulating exercise she teaches her patients. You’ll learn how microbes, bacteria, and parasites can have a positive impact on your health, you’ll hear Dave get candid about his experiences with plant medicine, and Dr. Maya will explain how you don’t need to travel anywhere exotic to a create transformative, spiritual experience; you can simply hug a tree!

Learn How to Meditate from a Zen Buddhist Priest - Genpo Roshi - #425  

Want to learn the best, most relaxing way to meditate? Dennis Paul Merzel, also known as Genpo Roshi, is a Zen Priest and teacher in the Soto and Rinzai schools of Zen Buddhism. Since his initial awakening over 45 years ago, his passion and purpose has been to assist others to realize their true nature, and to continuously deepen his own journey to enlightenment. In this truly fascinating and intimate conversation, the author of “Spitting Out the Bones: A Zen Master’s 45 Year Journey” demonstrates his meditation method right down to the breath, so that everyone can experience the relaxing nature of this ancient practice. Genpo and Dave also dig into his Big Mind/Big Heart Process, his spiritual awakenings, his five stages of development, and his views on celibacy, monogamy/polyamory, and honesty. The ultimate guide to meditation and illumination is right here in this hour, so don’t miss it!

The Real Dangers of Electronic Devices and EMFs - Dr. Joseph Mercola - #424  

Natural medicine pioneer Dr. Joseph Mercola has been looking out for the nation’s health for decades via his in-depth research, New York Times best-selling books, and his robust website. Now, Dr. Mercola, author of “Fat for Fuel”, is on a mission to inform us all about the dangers of EMFs (electromagnetic fields), areas of energy that surround our electronic devices. From microwave ovens, to our Wi-Fi routers, to our smart phones and tablets, we are surrounded by EMFs and constantly bombarded by their energy. How is this continuous exposure to EMFs really impacting us, and what can we do to minimize the damage? In this eye-opening discussion, Dr. Mercola explains just how many of our modern-day devices give off EMFs, how this energy impacts our bodies, and what we can do in our lives, in our homes, and when we travel to mitigate the harm.

The Entertaining Tales of a Legendary Talent Manager and Supermensch - Shep Gordon - #423  

In the course of his long-running career as a manager, agent and film producer, Shep Gordon has worked with some of the most successful recording artists, chefs, and actors in the business - and he has the amazing stories to prove it! Well-known for managing musician Alice Cooper and a slew of Hollywood actors, Shep is also credited with revolutionizing the culinary arts industry by representing celebrity chefs, such as Wolfgang Puck and Emeril Lagasse. Author of “They Call Me Supermensch”, and subject of a documentary featuring his nickname, Shep shares some incredible accounts with Dave in this lively yet intimately personal discussion. From his focus on philanthropy, to his “inside joke” with the Dalai Lama, to his innate ability to develop trust with his clients – oh, and that time he got punched in the face by Janis Joplin! - Shep regales Dave with some truly unbelievable stories. You won’t want to miss today’s episode, it’s epic!

How Resistance Training and the ARX Fit System Will Revolutionize Your Workout - Mark Alexander - #422  

Have you ever thought to yourself, “I’d love to work out smarter…not longer or harder?!” Mark Alexander, a health entrepreneur and the founder of ARX Fit, felt the same way, and he made it his mission to advance the human body through life-improving innovations. Using resistance training as a basis for his exercise technology, Mark developed a system that uses computer-controlled, motorized resistance – not physical weights. Mark and ARX product manager, Mike Pullano, join Dave to discuss the important positive impacts resistance exercise has on your overall health and longevity, how you can get the benefits of an amazing workout in less time doing less work, and how removing gravity from the equation provides a safer, more effective and totally efficient workout for people of all ages and stages of life. You won’t want to miss this fascinating discussion about how new, emerging technology is changing the exercise world and the future of fitness.

BMX Superstar, Brain Tumor Survivor and Advocate: Josh Perry’s Amazing Story of Triumph - #421  

Professional BMX athlete Josh Perry was just hitting his career stride when he was diagnosed with the first of three brain tumors at just 21 years old. But even after suffering through brain surgery and recovery, his spirit stayed strong, his resilience stayed intact, and he came out on the other side of his health odyssey with more fire and gratitude than ever before. Josh joins Dave to discuss how BMX saved his life, how he harnessed the power of holistic nutrition and new technologies like Gamma Knife radiosurgery to fight cancer, how to be your own best health advocate, and how he’s sharing his story of survival to advocate for brain health awareness. It’s an inspiring and cool story of triumph you won’t want to miss!

The Real Story Behind Hair Loss and the Revolutionary Approach to Treating It - Roland Peralta - #420  

Today’s guest, Roland Peralta, struggled with hair loss for over 15 years after being diagnosed with thyroid cancer and rheumatoid arthritis. After trying every treatment out there with little success, he began researching nutraceuticals, and developed his own revolutionary line of hair growth products called Nutrafol. Armed with the latest information, studies, and solutions on this condition that impacts so many, Roland joins Dave to discuss everything related to hair loss. From what is happening in the body that causes it, to the factors and triggers that aggravate it, to the actionable things you can do to combat it, Roland and Dave dig in deep on hair loss, and discuss the promising new treatments available to fight it.

The Most Powerful Business Success Strategies That Make All the Difference – Subir Chowdhury - #419  

Subir Chowdhury, one of the world’s leading management thinkers and consultants, a prolific author, and the CEO of ASI Consulting Group, joins Dave to discuss his latest book, “The Difference”. From the lessons learned when you fail, to the meaning and power of Subir’s “STAR” principles, to why attitude is everything, Dave finds out how Subir saves his clients billions of dollars with his process improvement methodologies. You won’t want to miss this incredible conversation with the best-selling author of “The Power of Six Sigma” and “The Ice Cream Maker”, who shares some amazing stories with Dave!

How Our Toxic Environment Is Impacting Our Sexy Brains and Hormones – Dr. Lindsey Berkson - #418  

Nutritionist, integrative gastrointestinal endocrine specialist and author, Dr. Lindsey Berkson, joins Dave to discuss her new book, “Sexy Brain”. She explains how love is under attack, and the reasons why we’re all fighting a battle between our toxic environment and our intimate lives. From all things hormones, to the worst endocrine disruptors, to helpful tips for setting our hormones up for success - especially in the bedroom! - Dr. Lindsey and Dave break it all down in this lively, fascinating conversation.

How Nutrition Can Reverse Disease and the Impact of Lectins – Dr. Steven Gundry - #417  

Renowned cardiologist, New York Times best-selling author, and medical researcher Dr. Steven Gundry joins Dave to talk about his new book, “The Plant Paradox”, which discusses how nutrition can help to reverse disease. Dr. Gundry explains how seemingly healthy foods are making us sick due to proteins called lectins. From the vast array of sensitivities to lectins, to their impact on autoimmune disorders, to the foods you need to be aware of, Dr. Gundry discusses his theory on a healthy diet in this fascinating, intelligent discussion with Dave.

The Anti-Aging Science Behind the NanoVi Device - Rowena Gates & Hans Eng - #416  

Rowena Gates and Hans Eng are co-founders of the Eng3 Corporation, creators of the NanoVi™ device, used to promote health, wellness and performance by initiating cellular repair. Dave digs in with Hans to discuss the science behind bio-identical signaling, protein folding, free radicals and longevity. Then, he chats with Rowena about how this cutting-edge technology is being used in both clinical and high-performance fitness settings, and how NanoVi™ works to strengthen overall body function. You won’t want to miss this fascinating discussion on the science behind living longer and healthier!

On Women’s Health, Post-Birth Control Syndrome, and Brain Injuries - Dr. Jolene Brighten - #415  

Dr. Jolene Brighten - licensed Functional Medicine Naturopathic Doctor, best-selling author, and mother - joins Dave to discuss some trending women’s health topics. From Post-Birth Control Syndrome and hormones, to “mommy brain”, to traumatic brain injuries, she and Dave break it all down in this dynamic conversation. Dr. Brighten - who specializes in women’s health, from fertility to postpartum care, adrenal and thyroid support, autoimmune conditions, and digestive disorders - is the founder of Rubus Health, where she thrives on navigating the space between conventional and alternative medicine.

Beyond Mars and Venus: Tips That Truly Bring Men and Women Together – John Gray - #414  

John Gray, author of the best-selling, most well-known relationship book ever, “Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus”, sits down with Dave LIVE to discuss the down-and-dirty differences between men and women, and how it’s all about the hormones. His Mars/Venus book series has forever changed the way men and women view their relationships, and in his new book, “Beyond Mars and Venus”, he shares some brilliant new insights and ideas. And what about sex? Don’t worry…Dave and John cover that, too!

The Ancient Energy Discipline That Stimulates Healing and Vitality - Dr. Barry Morguelan - #413  

Dr. Barry Morguelan is one of a few grandmasters of a 5,000-year-old Chinese energy discipline, in addition to being a top LA-area gastroenterologist. Over 35 years ago, Dr. Barry set out to find unconventional forms of healing that could complement western medicine. He underwent rigorous training in this ancient Chinese energy discipline, which he brought back to the U.S. and developed into treatments and programs that help people achieve their physical, mental, and emotional goals. Dr. Barry discusses his journey and travels, explains his powerful techniques that promote higher degrees of success, and shares some cool stories with Dave during this fascinating discussion.

The Real Deal on Stem Cell Therapy for Pain Conditions - Dr. Harry Adelson - #412  

Dr. Harry Adelson is a world-renowned specialist in the use of stem cell therapy for the treatment of musculoskeletal pain conditions. He explains the fascinating process of injecting natural substances from our own tissues directly into pain areas to regenerate normal tissue, as well as the efficacy and cost of the procedure. From his groundbreaking treatments, to the sudden stroke he recently suffered, to all the exciting new stem cell technologies, Dr. Adelson shares his expertise and experiences with Dave during this compelling conversation.

On Super Sizing, Terrible Toxins and Being an Inside Man - Morgan Spurlock - #411  

Morgan Spurlock is an award-winning and Academy Award-nominated writer, director, producer, and founder/CEO of production studio, Warrior Poets. His first film, “Super Size Me”, opened the nation’s eyes to the obesity epidemic and the real dangers of eating a fast food diet. From his 26-pound weight gain in just one month, to the surprising places toxins are hiding, to how he gets in the creative zone, Morgan shares advice and behind-the-scenes intel from his film and TV projects in this spirited conversation with Dave.

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