How UK’s Leading Biohacker Eats, Drinks, & Optimizes His Life: An Interview With Tim Gray.

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31 March 2022

Tim Gray is the UK’s Leading Biohacker and Founder of the Health Optimisation Summit (use code BEN to save 20%). As a psychology specialist and a successful businessman, Tim founded and invested in multiple 6-figure businesses, including digital marketing agencies and London’s first private Hyperbaric Oxygen Clinic.

Tim Gray is known for his detailed tracking of more than 35+ biomarkers per day, is frequently in the mainstream media regarding practical, trackable, and immediately apply-able health hacks, and is featured on over 30 podcasts a year.

After years spent self-healing his body from chronic health conditions through biohacking alone, Tim Gray embarked on a mission to educate and empower the masses. As such, he created The Health Optimisation Summit, Europe’s largest health conference that showcases the best speakers from the health, biohacking, fitness, longevity, nutrition, functional, and preventative medicine spaces (including yours truly) in order to provide people with the knowledge, tools, and resources to take their own health and performance to the next level.

During our discussion, a two-parter including both my interview with Tim and his follow-up solosode, you'll discover:

-Part 1: How Tim got interested in biohacking initially…07:35

  • Health crisis in 2010; bloating and food intolerances, brain fog
  • Place of need; illness the cause of action
  • 16-18 hour workdays, bad diet, etc.
  • Chronic kidney stones, fatigue, antibiotics
  • Doctors couldn't give any answers
  • Butter coffee
  • Hyperbaric oxygen therapy was a game-changer (use code BEN to save $500 off the Vitaeris)
  • Mercury poisoning causing mitochondria dysfunction
  • Chronic mouth breather; not getting enough oxygen
  • Surprisingly difficult to find access to chambers in the UK
  • Tim set up a clinic for personal use, found there was a legit demand for it
  • Eventually sold his shares in prior businesses because of conflicting lifestyles

-Tim's morning routine…16:45

-Tim's workday and go-to supplements…43:05

-Strategies for staying active throughout the day…48:47


-Cool features at Tim's summit in London…56:10

-New tech that will change the game in coming years…1:04:30

-What to expect with the VIP package for the event…1:06:40

  • Dinner with the speakers on Friday night
  • VIP room to hang out with the speakers, try out devices

-Biohacking scene in London…1:07:45

  • Not as well known as in the U.S.
  • More commonly known as “health optimization,” but “biohacking” is getting bigger and bigger

-Part 2: Tim Gray's daily biohacking routine…1:10:10

-And much more!…

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Do you have questions, thoughts, or feedback for Tim Gray or me? Leave your comments below and one of us will reply!


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12 thoughts on “How UK’s Leading Biohacker Eats, Drinks, & Optimizes His Life: An Interview With Tim Gray.

  1. Jaris says:

    How does he measure the air quality?

  2. Brad says:

    Tim,

    Is there a specific app that you use to track for meals, supplements, light exposure associated with the oura ring sleep scores? Or is it a manual spreadsheet? Are you able to track everything through the Oura app.

  3. Sue says:

    Please can you explain why hyperbaric chamber and not ozone. Thanks

  4. Luigi says:

    great podcast! I also have MTHFR issues. I want to purchase a continous blood glucose monitoring device in the UK, does anyone know if they exist here? also does a company like InsideTracker exist in the UK? A lot of good info on this podcast, will listen agian, although you would needs thousands of pounds to buy all the equipment.
    Thanks Ben & Tim.

  5. Mary says:

    Thank you, this was an excellent discussion and with valuable information, especially the emphasis on a healthy lifestyle and not only on food and diets. I like the honesty and openness of the people I listen to on your podcasts, they create a cozy feeling rather than an educational one. It’s lovely.

    It will be great if you can have a podcast, or suggestions/advice/recommendations for people who have different bodies, ages, and metabolism. For example, people with low metabolism that feel heavy and have difficulties of energy, for women after birth, for older people who only start and don’t know how to slowly shift their eating habits and lifestyle.

  6. colin says:

    Great podcast from the two biohackers who have added the most to my daily routine to date – now have a few additions to try out after the great level of detail in this episode.

    Have booked my ticket for the Summit in London after a reminder from this episode to get a ticket before they ran out.

    ? for Tim – Which brand are you using for TMG the one you have a link to on Amazon is not in stock and it was implied in the podcast that you took one supplement that covered TMG, B12 and methylfolate. Was also interested in the Saw Palmetto brand as well as I have tried this supplement before without any perceived effect.

    Thanks
    C

  7. Tati says:

    What a fabulous episode!!!! So much helpful information! This is all time my favorite podcast!
    Wanted to ask what’s the specific name and brand of the nose clip for snoring that Ben mentioned? Thank you

    1. Ben Greenfield says:

      Check out this resource: https://bengreenfieldlife.com/podcast/lifestyle-podcasts/how-to-stop-mouth-breathing/, also take a look at the Airofit breath work device: https://amzn.to/3tzuApg

  8. Tim Parker says:

    Is Ben okay on this podcast? Speaking slowly, slurred speech occasionally.

    1. Ben Greenfield says:

      there was internet lag

      1. Cem says:

        sure buddy

  9. Florian says:

    Best thing I can recommend for getting mercury out of the brain, is DMSO & green Propolis (10:1 by vol)

    Currently doing a 3-month cycle with 1 tbsp morning and evening on an empty stomach also great for the microbiome.

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