July 28, 2022
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Does anybody out there try hyperventilation pre-set for a recovery boost? Interesting data in this recent study – might pair well with 30 seconds of Wim Hof-style breathing during a workout – just don't get dizzy and pass out: Hyperventilation-Aided Recovery for Extra Repetitions on Bench Press and Leg Press …09:30
Can shining light on your head benefit subjective cognitive decline? Among participants with subjective cognitive decline, daily exposure of the head to infrared light may have improved working memory: Brain Photobiomodulation Improves Sleep Quality in Subjective Cognitive Decline: A Randomized, Sham-Controlled Study…14:01
The free, massively impactful trick to Miracle-Gro your brainpower: Immediate effect of high-intensity exercise on brain-derived neurotrophic factor in healthy young adults: A systematic review and meta-analysis…20:40
Great review of how HIIT works and why you should do it! The metabolic health effects of HIIT exercise: The metabolic health effects of HIIT exercise – Levels (levelshealth.com)…24:50
Another good reason to stress your cells with heat: ‘Stressed’ Cells Offer Clues to Eliminating Build-up of Toxic Proteins in Dementia…30:05
Fasting post-workout seems to improve glucose control: Carbohydrate-Energy Replacement Following High-Intensity Interval Exercise Blunts Next-Day Glycemic Control in Untrained Women – probably needs to be paired with consideration of amino acids instead of carbs to get the best of both worlds (sugar management and muscle gain/maintenance)…33:50
Excellent summary of the differences between endogenous and exogenous ketosis (e.g., getting into ketosis with supplements vs. doing it via fasting and carb restriction). The former seems better for performance, but the latter for overall health: The effects of endogenously- and exogenously-induced hyperketonemia on exercise performance and adaptation…41:06
Super interesting that muscle cramping during marathons often isn't electrolyte or hydration issues but muscle damage accumulation, making a solid case for strength training for endurance athletes who want to avoid cramping! Muscle Cramping in the Marathon: Dehydration and Electrolyte Depletion vs. Muscle Damage…46:36
A helpful article…The Most Commonly Neglected Movements And Muscles (And Exercises To Address Weak Links): The Most Commonly Neglected Movements And Muscles (And Exercises To Address Weak Links)…51:35
Psilocybin microdosers demonstrate greater observed improvements in mood and mental health at one month relative to non-microdosing controls: Psilocybin microdosers demonstrate greater observed improvements in mood and mental health at one month relative to non-microdosing controls…56:50
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Listener Q&A :
Q: Do You Need To Get Stem Cells Internationally? Expanded Stem Cell Procedures/Stem Cell Expansion Out Of The Country?…1:04:26
Ben and Jay recommend:
- Cell-to-cell communication: paracrine signaling stem cells, exosomes, and non-expanded stem cells combined with exosome prolotherapy will yield similar results while staying in the US.
- Dr. Craig Koniver of Koniver Wellness
- Dr. Matt Cook of BioReset Medical
- Dr. Halland Chen
- Dr. Harry Adelson at the Docere Clinics
Q: Targeted Low-Intensity Pulsed Ultrasound for Neuromodulation/Shifts In Consciousness…1:08:48
Ben and Jay recommend:
- A deep dive episode with Kate Stockly is coming up where we cover this topic. This technology has become a safe, controllable way to switch your state of mind.
- Spirit Tech by Wesley Wildman and Kate Stockly
- Sterling Cooley
Q: Why Am I Waking Up Multiple Times To Urinate?…1:14:16
Ben and Jay recommend:
- Could be numerous side effects of mentioned health problems, would recommend cutting off all liquid intake by 6 PM.
- Compression socks
- Anticholinergic agents
- Jimson Weed
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