Dave Asprey is an entrepreneur, writer, author, and founder of Bulletproof 360, Inc., The Men's Health described him as a "lifestyle guru."
Check out our Sponsors Impact Theory Planner: amazon.com/shops/impacttheory Better Help: Get 10% off your first month at https://betterhelp.com/impacttheory Relationship Theory YouTube channel: Watch and subscribe https://www.youtube.com/c/RelationshipTheory Are you currently fasting or are considering starting one? Do you struggle to know where to begin or perhaps you’ve started and just aren’t seeing the benefits you had wished for? On this episode of Health Theory, Tom Bilyeu is joined by two time New York Times bestselling author Dave Asprey, the "Father of Biohacking" and CEO and founder of Bulletproof 360, to discuss such matters and more as they explore the hidden benefits of fasting, what to avoid when starting out a fast, and how to apply ‘fasting’ to every area of your life. They discuss the many different types of fasting, the pitfalls of hardcore fasting, what defines a fast, the healing power of fiber on your gut, how to eat and still be in a fast, what the true benefits beyond weight loss are of fasting, how to lower inflammation in the body, spiritual fasting, how you can begin fasting in an easy, yet effective, way and so much more.   Pre-order Dave’s new book, ‘Fast This Way’ today: amazon.com/dp/0062882864/ref=cm_sw_r_tw_dp_x_ko-2FbC1QZ950   SHOW NOTES:   Variety | Dave reveals the many different way to approach fasting. [0     :55] Problematic | Dave reveals why it’s not a good idea to do a hardcore fast. [3:05] What is Fasting? | Dave reveals the many diverse ways to be fasting. [4:57] Parameters | Dave reveals the strict parameters that defines a fast. [6:57] Gut Healing | Dave reveals the healing power of fiber on your gut. [7:53] Autophagy | Dave reveals what you can keep in your diet and still stay in autophagy. [9:35] Mimicking | Dave reveals how to get the benefits of fasting while still eating. [10:03] Why It’s Important | Dave reveals the real true benefit of fasting. [14:08 ] Inflammation | Dave reveals why fasting lowers inflammation in the body. [16:15 ] Diseases | Dave reveals the common thread between metabolic diseases. [17:35] Styles of Fasting | Dave reveals the main concerns with different types of fasts. [20:23] Window of Eating | Dave reveals the ideal fasting split. [22:01 ] Metabolic Flexibility | Dave reveals how to put your body in a state that creates ketones. [25:30] Get Started | Dave reveals the key points to kickstart a habit of fasting. [28:12] What’s Key | Dave reveals the key inner voices that move and influence all life. [33:12] Spiritual Fasting | Dave reveals the amazing benefits of doing a spiritual fast. [36:23] Deep Work | Dave reveals what he experienced during his spiritual fast in a cave. [37:46 ] Try It | Dave reveals the one thing to know to persuade you to start practicing fasting. [42:49] Hunger | Dave shares the key difference between hunger and just cravings. [44:30] Connect | Dave shares how to stay connected with him to learn more and start fasting. [45:21]   QUOTES:   “You don’t have to experience pain and hunger to get the benefits of fasting and to go into fasting.” [5:04]   “Fasting the same way everyday is bad for you. Because it doesn’t lend your body the idea of metabolic flexibility. It’s like, “Oh, I live in a world where there’s almost never enough food.” So have breakfast every now and then…” [24:08]   “When most people hear fasting, all they hear is, “I’ll starve therefore, I’ll die,” and then they blank out to it. No, this is about more energy and it’s about more clarity and less time wasted.” [41:53]   FOLLOW DAVE: Website: daveasprey.com Twitter: twitter.com/bulletproofexec Instagram: instagram.com/dave.asprey Facebook: facebook.com/bulletproofexecutive
What can we do to live longer, healthier lives? Bulletproof Coffee founder Dave Asprey joins us on The Upgrade to talk about the practices he’s adopted that he believes will help us all lengthen our lifespans. Then Lifehacker’s Health Editor, Beth Skwarecki, talks about the longevity secrets she learned while visiting the Nicoya Peninsula in Costa Rica—an area that author Dan Buettner has designated as a Blue Zone.Like the show? Have a suggestion? Leave us a voicemail at 347-687-8109 or send us a voice memo at upgrade@lifehacker.com, and we might even include it in the next episode!
CRACK THE HEALTH CODE. These days there are a million ways to live a healthy lifestyle. Every day we hear about a new diet or strategy. How do we know what works and what doesn’t work? Information is the key, and with the right information, we can vastly improve our lives. What if you were able to put some of the best health and science experts in one room. Fortunately, that’s what we were able to do. It’s a biohacking breach! On today’s episode of The School of Greatness, I’ve combined key lessons from a few nutrition all-stars: Dr. Mark Hyman, Aubrey Marcus, Kelly Leveque, Dr. Steven Gundry, and Dave Asprey. Dr. Mark Hyman, Aubrey Marcus, Kelly Leveque, Dr. Steven Gundry, and Dave Asprey are all health care professionals and biohacking experts. Dr. Mark Hyman, M.D., is the founder and medical director of the UltraWellness Center, Director of the Cleveland Clinical Center for Functional Medicine, and the Chairman of the Board of the Institute for Functional Medicine. Kelly Leveque is a holistic nutritionist, wellness expert, and celebrity health coach based in Los Angeles, California. Her consulting business, Be Well By Kelly, grew out of her lifelong passion for health, the science of nutrition, and overall wellness. Aubrey Marcus is the founder and CEO of Onnit, a lifestyle brand based on a holistic health philosophy he calls Total Human Optimization. Dr. Steven Gundry has worked in medicine for over 40 years. He is the Director and Founder of the International Heart & Lung Institute as well as the Center for Restorative Medicine in Palm Springs and Santa Barbara, CA. Dave Asprey is the creator of the widely-popular Bulletproof Coffee, host of the podcast Bulletproof Radio, and author of the New York Times bestselling book, The Bulletproof Diet. So get ready to learn how to master your health on Episode 863. Some Questions I Ask: What are some of the things we can do with our bodies to improve our health? (20:00) Why is mindset crucial to your overall health? (10:45) How can you turn off hunger hormones? (17:30) Why aren’t most people at the fitness level they desire? (25:00) Does it matter whether our food is served hot or cold? (30:22) How can someone be positive when they’re broke and unhealthy? (22:00) In This Episode You Will Learn: About the five causes of all disease. (6:55) How to have a champion mindset with your body. (10:00) How bacteria from animal guts can make you younger and healthier. (22:11) Why plants had to adapt to animals. (37:30) About the feedback loop between your brain and your body. (41:23) If you enjoyed this episode, check out the videos, show notes and more at http://www.lewishowes.com/863 and follow at instagram.com/lewishowes
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Oct 30th, 1973
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