Optimal Performance Podcast

Sean McCormick

Optimal Performance is the podcast all about taking your mental and physical performance to the next level. Whether it's through nootropics, cutting-edge biohacking techniques, or adjusting your approach to nutrition and fitness, we'll have the best ...Show More
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209 How To Improve Your Bad Tech Habits with Robert Plotkin

59:58 | May 13th

We're all guilty of over-using our phone: when we're not even thinking about it, when waiting in a line, as a reaction to ordinary down-time. • Simplifying the way we use computers to be more productive • The psychology of using pen and paper for...Show More
208 FLOW Meditation With James Brown

1:37:55 | May 6th

Delete your meditation apps Fresh off his presentation at The Biohacking Conference - James Brown teaches meditation to a list of very cool companies  - and I understand why - he's good.  In this episode we cover: • Flow states • Why FLOW Me...Show More
207 Optimization Mastery with Organifi Founder Drew Canole

47:55 | Apr 29th

Drew Canole has made it his life's work to help heal, optimize and inspire health across the planet. Starting with thousands of powerful videos from his Youtube channel FitLifeTv then founding Organifi - Drew creates. His Book "You Be You" De...Show More
206 Never Binge Again with Dr. Glenn Livingston

59:43 | Apr 22nd

"Never Binge Again." Born from his journal entries while developing a psychologically informed approach to stop his own battle with food obsession.  In this episode we cover: • Why you cannot love yourself out of binge eating • How calling your ...Show More
205 The Undeniable Power of Essential Oils with Dr. Eric Zielinski

52:30 | Apr 15th

Dr. Eric Zeilinski is the GO TO GUY for information and uses for essential oils. Essential oils can be used for food, drink, cleaning, body care and more.  In this podcast we cover: • Different ways to use essential oils to boost your health • Con...Show More
204 Trauma and Performance with EMDR Therapy with Carmen Visan

1:18:12 | Apr 9th

Carmen Visan works with CEOs and high performers and guess what, they all have things they need to work through. As you're listening to this, think about how this effects you or people in your life. In this episode we cover: • EMDR Therapy to ...Show More
203 Creating Your Optimal Life: A How-To With Anahata Ananda

1:07:11 | Apr 1st

Combining both shamanic practices, coaching techniques, soul guiding, Anahata has TONS of insights into how we can make lasting upgrades in our lives.  In this episode we cover:  • 5 steps to reinvent yourself • The most powerful morning rou...Show More
202 Cancer Prevention and Cutting-Edge Treatment with Dr. Tom Incledon

1:41:35 | Mar 25th

Dr. Tom Incledon, world-renown expert in human health and performance joins the OPP In this episode we cover: • The two most critical questions to ask your doctor when you're facing a cancer or disease diagnosis • How he plans to "Eradicate di...Show More
201 Smashing Your Productivity with Craig Ballantyne

58:20 | Mar 18th

Craig Ballantyne is a beast. When it comes to crafting your life to reach your goals, Craig has a lot to share.  In this episode we cover: • The power of planning every day as far in advance as possible • The effectiveness of singular focus (n...Show More
200 Knowing Your True Self with Spiritual Channel Paul Selig

55:00 | Mar 8th

WARNING: THIS EPISODE IS ENERGETICALLY POTENT Author Paul Selig has written 6 books as a channeling medium. These are the result of wisdom that is channeled through a group of non-physical masters. Paul has recorded an extraordinary program for perso...Show More
199 The importance of affordable blood work with Dr. Stephen Lewis

1:05:48 | Mar 4th

Dr. Stephen Lewis from Green Health Wisdom Health walks us through the comprehensive lab panels that he orders, analyzes, and consults on for clients.  In this episode we cover: -The different blood test he order for clients -The problems with...Show More
198 Personal optimization through the cosmic lens with Charlotte Benson

1:19:20 | Feb 25th

In this episode you'll learn • How knowing our Moon Sign can give us insights unto ourselves • Understanding the importance of timing in the cosmic framework • Choosing the best times to take advantage of opportunities • Translating the cosmic we...Show More
197 Lifestyle & biohacking strategies of the $100M man, Dave Hauser

1:11:16 | Feb 18th

David Hauser knows a thing or two about getting results. He's a master at best practices and optimal systems.   Co-founded, grew and eventually sold Grasshopper for $200M in 2015 - without taking outside investment. Here's what you can expect ...Show More
196 Hacking your metabolic code with Angelo Poli of METPRO

1:28:44 | Feb 11th

This is one of the most refreshing nutrition/performance podcast interviews I've had in a long time. Why? Because there's zero bullshit. No overreaching claims, no grandiose allegations or generalization of data. METPRO is centered around your per...Show More
195 HGH boosting breath work, Big Pharma ills, SOMA breath with The Renegade Pharmacist Niraj Naik

1:26:25 | Feb 3rd

Niraj Naik- The Renegade Pharmacist worked for a major corporation in the UK - filling prescriptions for the very drugs that were making him sick - leading to bed rest. His health and mental well-being got so bad that he began to have suicidal though...Show More
194 The Deuterium Podcast - Cancer Prevention Hack with Dr. T. Que Collins

1:29:30 | Jan 28th

IN THIS EPISODE WE COVER: • What is deuterium? (hint, it's the other hydrogen) • How we can become more effective as adults (who are done growing) can be more effective at depleting our bodies of this over-abundant "Heavy Hydrogen" • My deut...Show More
193 Epigenetics, Fasting, 5G fears & Toxin accumulation with Dr. Stephen Cabral

1:07:09 | Jan 18th

PACKED WITH USEFUL INFORMATION! Dr. Stephen Cabral was debilitatingly sick from age 17-27 and was determined to figure out what standard western medicine couldn't.  Over 50 doctors and 100 treatment protocols later he attempted to solve what wa...Show More
191 Carnivore Diet Podcast with Shawn Baker MD

1:27:34 | Jan 14th

And here we go! Shawn Baker MD - the leading proponent of the carnivore diet joins us for a second appearance on the OPP. This approach to primal eating is gaining popularity across the globe due to great results in alleviation of gut issues, l...Show More
191 Intermittent fasting - the missing piece of your health with Siim Land

1:07:27 | Jan 7th

Ketosis, Fasting, Autophagy, Optimizing your physiology.  Siim Land joins us to dive into how and why you should be considering intermittent fasting. Siim's popular Youtube channel, podcast and bio-hacking conference cover are about optimizing you...Show More
190 Instant 2019 Upgrade: Hacks for Goal-setting, To-do Lists and more with Sean McCormick

1:26:45 | Dec 31st, 2018

Be more effective, more focused and start 2019 with clean slate with the best life coaching approaches to getting what you want. We all want to life our most optimal lives - and we turn to podcasts like these for insights, wisdom and technique. B...Show More
189 Uplevel your Emotional Intelligence with Dan Doty from Evryman

1:24:19 | Dec 24th, 2018

Recently featured in a powerful Mens Health Magazine article -  Dan Doty from Evryman shares with us some of his insights on male emotions and what we can all do in order to grow. Facilitating men's groups and outdoor expeditions all over the country...Show More
188 The Light Diet with Matt Maruca

1:34:17 | Dec 18th, 2018

Just when you think you have it all figured out! You may be not getting enough sunshine, and too much artificial blue light. Don't worry though, Matt Maruca has a plan.  When asked "What have you put in your body today?" his answer is totally u...Show More
186 Smarter Faster and Magic on Mushrooms with Jeff Chilton

1:30:19 | Dec 10th, 2018

Fungi the right way. The powerful and profound uses of mushrooms with the Mushroom Master. You might be getting duped. If you've purchased mushroom supplements in the past from the other guys, you're probably taking grain pills with some mycelium in ...Show More
185 Cannabis Cure-All - Pain, Mood, Nausea and Inspiration with Mike Ricker

1:11:59 | Dec 4th, 2018

7-time cancer survivors depending on cannabis, testing C02 extracts, strains, love and lifestyle. There's no hiding it anymore. Cannabis is the future of medicine. Envision a world of CBD infused crackers at grocery stores, tinctures available at mov...Show More
OPP185 Hacking Meditation with HRV and Haptic Feedback with Sarah McDevitt

1:03:34 | Nov 27th, 2018

Finally something very unique to the meditation space. Sarah McDevitt, CEO and Founder of Core dives deep with me into meditation and explains how Core uses a vibrating hardware device paired with an app for maximizing your meditation experience.
OPP 184 How to Read Your Bloodwork PLUS Insurance Alternatives with Dr. Elena Zinkov

1:56:13 | Nov 20th, 2018

I recently visited Doctor and Author Elena Zinkov at Proactive Health Clinic near Seattle to go over my blood work. Why should you care? Most MDs don't have the time and aren't incentivized to go through your blood work with you. And, since I'm a...Show More
OPP 183 Keto Wine and Altered States with Todd White

1:19:20 | Nov 13th, 2018

Wines that you can drink everyday and stay in ketosis. The philosophy of a 6000% growth company. The spirituality of wine and a framework for life that you've never heard before. This episode has it all.
OPP 182 Hacking Growth Hormone in 10 Min A Day with Dr. John Jaquish

1:27:53 | Nov 6th, 2018

10 Minutes a day, no weights, no cardio with ridiculous results. Research scientist and inventor Dr. John Jaquish joins us to explain the astonishing results I've been getting with X3 band workouts. Bigger muscles, increased GH and simply the most ef...Show More
OPP 181 - Optimizing Self-Awareness with Ashleigh VanHouten

1:16:16 | Oct 30th, 2018

Paleo Magazine Radio host Ashleigh VanHouten joins the OPP to talk fitness, lifestyle and the art of living.
OPP 180 "Clean Meat" Explained with Paul Shapiro

59:36 | Oct 23rd, 2018

The implications of growing animal protein OUTSIDE of the animal are paradigm shifting. How is it done, who's invested and will we look back someday and shake our heads at the fact that we ever ate factory farmed meat?
OPP 179: Shut your damn mouth and breathe with PJ Nestler

1:21:18 | Oct 16th, 2018

On this episode of the OPP we have guest PJ Nestler, who is the Director of Performance at XPT Life. PJ is a human performance specialist and strives to optimize inherent human abilities. This conversation hits many topics on achieving the highest le...Show More
OPP178- Talking Probiotics with Natural Stacks Founder Roy Krebs

1:29:38 | Jul 17th, 2018

Probiotics for specific health conditions is the future, said Natural Stacks Co-Founder Roy Krebs on episode 178 of the OPP. That is exactly what Roy is doing with his newest Natural Stacks product, BrainBiotic. A Probiotic for your brain, that featu...Show More

1:09:11 | Jun 26th, 2018

"I don't believe in cheat days whatsoever," said today's OPP guest Jack McAnespy. Who at over 300lbs discovered the Ketogenic diet, and within 6 months lost over 125lbs. Jack stays killing it, and has since started the Facebook group "Common Sense Ke...Show More
OPP176- Discussing Tea With Wise Ape Tea Founder Joe Scola

1:12:29 | Jun 12th, 2018

Today's episode of the OPP we feature guest Joe Scola, who is the founder of Wise Ape Tea. They specialize in Adaptogenic teas, which regulate stress for your body.
OPP175- The Paleo Chef Returns!

1:07:40 | Jun 5th, 2018

Today's episode of the OPP marks the return of Mary Shenouda, AKA The Paleo Chef! Mary is an OPP OG and was our guest for OPP 112 titled Making S*** Happen. This podcast is more of a natural free flowing conversation, which allowed us to catch up wit...Show More
OPP 174 - Using Real Magic to Improve Performance

1:05:32 | May 30th, 2018

We've got a bit of a different podcast today for you Guys & Gals, but it's still a goodie, and jam packed with exciting information. The Chief Scientist at the Institute of Noetic Sciences, Dr. Dean Radin, joins us to discuss his expertise on real ma...Show More
OPP 173 - Reversing Cognitive Decline with Dr. Dale Bredesen

56:34 | May 23rd, 2018

Dr. Dale Bredesen is the Founding President and CEO of the Buck Institute for Research on Aging at UCLA, and today we have him on the OPP. He is the author of the New York Times Best Selling book The End of Alzheimer's and an expert on Cognition and ...Show More
OPP 172 - How To Fix A Broken Brain: Recovering From Traumatic Brain Injuries Through Food

1:21:39 | May 15th, 2018

Today on the Optimal Performance Podcast, we have Cavin Balaster, who shares with us his knowledge on brain injuries. Seven years ago Cavin fell off of a water tower scaffolding and suffered a major brain injury that pinned the odds against him, but ...Show More
171: The Big Fat Surprise and Debunking the Traditional Diet

49:28 | May 8th, 2018

On today's episode of the Optimal Performance Podcast, we digging with Nina Teicholz called The Big Fat Surprise.  This book took 10 years to write because Nina got into so many different studies about how saturated fats were bad for you.
170: Sleeping Like A Pro with The Sleep Doctor

1:09:55 | May 1st, 2018

In this episode of the Optimal Performance Podcast, we talk with Dr. Michael Bruce. Dr. Bruce is THE guys for sleep. He's been on Dr. Oz, has worked with many high profile wellness professionals, doctors and researchers.
169: Speeding Recovery with the NanoVi

1:08:01 | Apr 24th, 2018

On this podcast we sit down the cofounder of Eng3, Rowena Gates, which is a biotech company that sells and creates the NanoVi.  The NanoVi is a pretty incredibly technical and scientific little device that uses structured water to speed recovery.
168: The Cure for Alzheimers - A World Without Aging

58:42 | Apr 17th, 2018

In this episode of the OPP I talk with Dr. Michael Fossel.  We have an amazing conversation about longevity, a possible cure for Alzheimers and other cognitive degenerative diseases.
167: Maximizing Your Prep Like a US Olympian

1:12:49 | Apr 10th, 2018

For this week's episode of the Optimal Performance Podcast, we have Brett Kelly, the strength and conditioning coach for the US Ski & Snowboarding team.
166: Microdosing Psychedelics with Paul Austin

1:20:10 | Apr 3rd, 2018

Our conversation with Paul Austin takes us down the rabbit hole of microdosing: using sub-perceptual doses of psychedelics to perform at a higher level.
165: Channeling Energy Like A Pro Athlete with Dr. Bob Greczanik

1:18:19 | Mar 27th, 2018

I'd be willing to bet Bob is the most influential sports specialist that you've never heard of.  He's worked with sports teams like the Buffalo Bills, Cincinnati Bengals, Milwaukee Bucks to help their players operate at a higher level.
164: Sabaidee CBD Oil Bringing You Closer to Sleep Zen

1:09:02 | Mar 20th, 2018

This week we spoke with Alon Shabo, founder of Sabaidee, makers of CBD Extract.  It is a dropper you put under your tongue to absorb CBD.  This is the future of medicine.
163: Neurostimulation to Optimize Skills Based Training with Halo Sport

1:11:10 | Mar 13th, 2018

This week we speak with Daniel Chao, co-founder and CEO of Halo Neuroscience and creator of the Halo Sport.  It’s the world’s first and only neural stimulator to accelerate improvement in athletic strength and skills based training.
162: Brain Food and More with CILTEP Creator Abelard Lindsay

1:21:43 | Mar 6th, 2018

I sit down to talk with CILTEP founder and Natural Stacks legend Abelard Lindsay about Acetylcholine Brain Food, a multidimensional approach to cognition, self tests, the state of "biohacking", Pioni, microdosing and so much more!
161: Growth, Football and Biohacking with NFL Kicker Steve Hauschka

1:31:33 | Feb 27th, 2018

This week’s episode is a wide ranging conversation with NFL kicker Steven Hauschka. I met Steve when he was playing with the Seattle Seahawks and floating at Float Seattle; now he plays for the Buffalo Bills. He’s got an interesting take on things;...Show More
160: Olympians, Cross-fitters and Elite Exercise Equipment - Concept2

1:02:28 | Feb 20th, 2018

If you're like me, you're interested in getting the most from the least. That's really the nature of bio-hacking and performance optimization right? How can we all get the most return from our output. What movements, dietary supplements, and therapie...Show More
159: 60 Grams of Exogenous Ketones and Ketoneaid with Frank Llosa

1:13:10 | Feb 13th, 2018

Frank Llosa is the founder and CEO of Ketoneaid - the same ketone ester company that raised over $150,000 on indiegogo to continue research on their ketone ester product. They had so many people pre-order the product, that they had to stop the offer....Show More
158: 2018 NS Preview - New Products, Eye Health and a Special Offer!

54:15 | Feb 6th, 2018

Lots of exciting content in this episode of the OPP. We sit down with Natural Stacks co-founder Roy Krebs. Tons of exciting announcements and chances to win cool stuff! We're really excited to give you a chance to win a Concept 2 Rower! We're always ...Show More
157: Spiritual Healing in Modern Healthcare with Dr. Joe Tafur

1:13:19 | Jan 30th, 2018

I've done Ayahuasca around 25 times, but never with a shaman who was also a Western medical doctor.  Until recently.  Dr. Joe Tafur is a fascinating human being and author of a new book called The Fellowship of the River - A Medical Doctor's Ex...Show More
156: Stem Cell Optimization

53:31 | Jan 17th, 2018

OPP host Sean McCormick has a ranging conversation with Stem Cell expert and Integrated Health Specialist Regan Archibald. Regan has had 7 therapeutic sessions of stem cell therapy himself and is an expert in it's wide ranging uses.
155: Leaky Gut - Leaky Brain & How to Custom Repair Your Microbiome - Dr. Rosche

1:04:49 | Jan 8th, 2018

OPP 96 Guest Dr. Christine Rosche returns to talk gut permeability, stool testing and how leaky gut can lead to leaky brain and have a drastic effect on your whole body.
153: Perfect Keto Founder Dr. Anthony Gustin on Movement, Sleep, Stress and Nutrition

1:08:41 | Dec 25th, 2017

Perfect Keto founder Dr. Anthony Gustin on the integrative approach to Movement, Stress, Sleep and Nutrition for optimal health and performance. Dr. Gustin is a sports chiropractor who owns multiple businesses (Perfect Keto & Equip Foods) and can ta...Show More
152 Habit Nest The Greatest Gift

45:18 | Dec 18th, 2017

In theory, positive change isn't so difficult. The reality, as we all know, is a much different story. This week, we talk with Ari Banayan and Mikey Ahdoot, 2/3 of the founding team at Habit Nest to explore the neural connections involved in habits. ...Show More
151: Virtual Reality as a Fitness Tracker & Platform with Wellovate Founder Dr Joe Morgan

1:05:59 | Dec 11th, 2017

Is Virtual Reality the Future of Fitness Devices & Fitness Tracking? That's exactly what we discuss with Wellovate founder Joe Morgan as we explore potential applications for their mixed reality health and wellness platform. A collaboration between ...Show More
150: How to Analyze Your 23 & Me Data and Decode Your Genetics with Dr. Anthony Jay

1:07:56 | Dec 4th, 2017

This week on the OPP, we’re decoding our genetics by analyzing 23&Me data with Dr. Anthony Jay.   Author of Estrogeneration and a previous guest on the OPP (#97), Dr. Jay is back to talk Epigenetics by using our 23&Me data to look at our single nucle...Show More
149: Joe DiStefano on Spartan Living, Breathing, Kettlebells and Go Runga

38:33 | Nov 27th, 2017

Get ready to give yourself permission to act outside the status quo and seek adventure as our guest Joe Di helps us cultivate a Spartan lifestyle on this week's OPP. Joe DiStefano is the articulate and inspiring head of Spartan Sport and Spartan coac...Show More
148: Alitura Naturals Founder Andy Hnilo on Peak Health, Vitality and Natural Skin Care

48:03 | Nov 20th, 2017

We’re pleased to welcome Alitura Naturals founder Andy Hnilo back to the OPP this week. Recorded in-person during the Bulletproof Conference in Pasadena, California last month we talk about Andy’s latest projects - at Alitura, on TV, and more - as we...Show More
147: Is NAD the Key To Longevity, DNA Protection, and Cellular Energy?

59:35 | Nov 13th, 2017

NAD, or nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide is found in every living cell and many researchers are excited by it's potential for recovery, longevity, DNA protection, energy, and cellular health. On this week's OPP, we're talking with Tom Ingoglia from ...Show More
146: Red Light and Near Infrared Light, aka PhotoBioModulation with Joovv

46:25 | Nov 6th, 2017

Photobiomodulation is the scientific term for light hacking. PBM for short, photobiomodulation extends beyond avoid blue light after dark. Volumes of scientific literature show that red and infrared light therapy improve cellular health, leading to a...Show More
145: Paul Reddick on Leadership, Values, Motivational Mistakes, and Finding your 567

56:44 | Oct 30th, 2017

Paul Reddick is a coach, mentor and friend. A former professional baseball player, baseball scout, and Yogi Berra Museum, he’s helped big names in fitness like Joe Defranco and Mark Divine. He also helped me and dozens of other gym owners grow as hum...Show More
144: 2017 Bulletproof Hot Seat | Jim Kwik, Dr. Mercola, Dr. Jonny Bowden and more...

38:37 | Oct 23rd, 2017

Multiple experts and industry leaders answering rapid fire questions in one episode of the Optimal Performance Podcast can only mean one thing - it's Hot Seat time. A fan-favorite format, the 2017 Bulletproof Conference edition of the OPP "Hot Seat" ...Show More
143: Rick Alexander Burn Your Couch, Mindset, Choice Architecture, Intentional Lifestyle Design

57:10 | Oct 16th, 2017

Author of Burn Your Couch, Rick Alexander is human movement advocate, military veteran, and ultra endurance athlete. We talk about his book, why you seek adversity daily, choice architecture, mindset, and intentional lifestyle design. If you refuse t...Show More
142: Dr. Stephen Porges on HRV and Polyvagal Theory

1:03:50 | Oct 9th, 2017

Dr. Stephen Porges is the man who discovered Heart Rate Variability (HRV) in the 1960's and created the Polyvagal Theory - a model to explain how we function and operate. Thanks to Dr. Porges, this episode of the OPP is full of wisdom to help us unde...Show More
141: Air Quality & Revolutionizing Personal Air Pollution Filters with Resprana CEO Sophie Frank

37:26 | Oct 2nd, 2017

Resprana CEO Sophie Frank on how they're revolutionizing personal air filtration and changing the way the world breathes with a new approach to fighting air pollution.  With their innovative design on wearable air filters (WAF), Resprana seeks to off...Show More
140: Amy Berger on Sodium "Cutoff Points", Insulin & Blood Pressure, Glucose Intolerance Linked to Alzheimer's

53:13 | Sep 25th, 2017

Low Carb/Keto/Paleo Nutritionist Amy Berger on how much protein, fat, and salt we really need, insulin as the real cause of hypertension and Alzheimer's as an energy crisis in the brain, aka "diabetes of the brain". Hear how: - Insulin, not sodium, i...Show More
139: Notes from Success LIVE: 63 Lessons for Life, Health, Business, and Success

44:37 | Sep 18th, 2017

Episode #139 of the OPP gives you a front row seat to the amazing speakers at the Success Live Conference run by Success Magazine.  The event featured some of the world’s leading speakers, writers, scientists and innovators - Peter Diamandis, Dr. Dan...Show More
138: Heavy Metal Toxicity, Chronic Fatigue and Thyroid Issues with Dr. Stephen Lewis

44:10 | Sep 11th, 2017

Today’s episode of the OPP features straight-shooting Texas-based holistic doctor, Stephen Lewis who specializes in chronic fatigue syndrome, thyroid issues and heavy metal detoxification.   On this episode, we talk about why US chicken farmers won’t...Show More
137: MODIUS Headset - Neuroscience of Fat Loss with Dr. Jason McKeown and Tom Bilyeu

57:43 | Sep 7th, 2017

Find out why the world's top neuroscientists believe this "groundbreaking" device can reduce body fat and change our set points without any changes to diet or exercise. Neurovalens CEO Dr. Jason McKeown (trained under V.S. Ramachandran) has created a...Show More
136: Olympian Govert Viergever on Keto Diets, Biohacking, Mindset, Training for Gold

55:24 | Sep 4th, 2017

This episode of the OPP is for everyone who was ever told they were too short, too slow, or not good enough. Told he was too short for years, Govert Viergever ignored the doubters, honed his craft, created an opportunity for himself and capitalized, ...Show More
135: Digestive Health Expert Dr. Michael Murray on Enzymes, Probiotics, and Avoiding Proton Pump Inhibitor Medications

50:00 | Aug 31st, 2017

Our guest this week is leading digestive health expert, Dr. Michael Murray. Dr. Murray has authored more than 30 books on natural approaches to health and optimization. On today's episode we explore digestive health and dispel common misconceptions r...Show More
134: 2-Time Olympian Peter Shmock on Keys to Success, Mentors, and Longevity

53:48 | Aug 28th, 2017

"Success leaves footprints" is one of the rules I live by. It's one of the most powerful truths I know of, and it's extremely applicable to today's episode of the OPP featuring 2-time Olympian Peter Shmock. Peter is in the Oregon University Track Hal...Show More
133: Biohacking Your Nervous System, Strength Gains and Neurotransmitters with Dr. Ruminder Birk

57:17 | Aug 24th, 2017

Increasing strength and boosting brain power with Dr. Birk. From physical movement to mental performance, the Central Nervous System governs everything we do. On today’s episode of the OPP, Dr. Ruminder Birk explains how we can optimize physical, men...Show More
132: Beyond Blue Light: Why Technology is Killing Our Eyes with Iris Creator Daniel Georgiev

49:18 | Aug 21st, 2017

Beyond Blue Light: Why Technology is Killing Our Eyes Daniel Georgiev is a Bulgarian programmer who created Iris, special software designed to protect our eyes from the harmful effects of increased screen time. If you're an OPP listener, you're no st...Show More
131: Scott Dolly on Energy, Movement, Scraping, and Soft Tissue Mobilization

1:12:54 | Aug 17th, 2017

East meets West in this week's OPP featuring Scott Dolly, owner of Evolution Human Performance and Rehabilitation. With an education that spans Physics, Biology, Qi Gong, Yoga, Mediation and more, Scott marries the best of Eastern and Western philoso...Show More
130: The Future of A.I., Biohacking, Implants and Transhumanism (Cyborgs!) with Hannes Sjob

54:46 | Aug 14th, 2017

"Few observers have truly internalized the implications of the fact that the rate of change itself is accelerating." - Ray Kurzweil, founder at Singularity U  The future is coming faster than we think. Don’t be a passive passenger. Think for yourself...Show More
129: How Neural Networks Shape our Beliefs, Mindset and Choices with Andy Murphy

1:02:35 | Aug 10th, 2017

Andy Murphy is a leading high pressure performance coach for 7 and 8-figure entrepreneurs. He is not your typical mindset guru or NLP mental performance coach - and this is not your typical “design your dream life" podcast episode. Andy explains how ...Show More
128: Cancer as Mitochondria Metabolism Disease. Dr. Thomas Seyfried on How Fasting, Ketosis, and the Press Pulse Method Can Crush Cancer

1:00:21 | Aug 7th, 2017

Is Cancer a Metabolic (Mitochondrial) Disease? Our guest on the OPP today, Dr. Thomas Seyfried says it is. Dr. Thomas Seyfried is a leading cancer researcher, Biology professor at Boston College and author of the book Cancer as a Metabolic Disease. H...Show More
127: Brain Imaging for Cognitive Decline, CTE, and the 7 Modifiable Risk Factors for Alzheimer's with Dr Cyrus Raji

57:10 | Aug 3rd, 2017

Today’s guest on the OPP is Dr. Cyrus Raji, a neuroradiologist at UCSF conducting structural and functional neuro imaging (brain scans) to investigate neuropsychiatric disorders, cognitive decline and head trauma.    He was recently awarded the 2017 ...Show More
126: Algae Superfoods Spirulina and Chlorella with Energy Bits founder Catharine Arnston

1:04:52 | Jul 31st, 2017

I’ll spare you the sensationalized, click-bait headline about how spirulina and chlorella are the missing nutrient in your diet that are 1000X more powerful than fruits and vegetables.    But, technically speaking, one gram of algae – the amount in a...Show More
125: The Vaccine Debate: Dr. Jack Wolfson on Vaccines, Autism and the Vaxxed Documentary

1:02:31 | Jul 27th, 2017

The most polarizing topic in medicine, the OPP vaccine debate did not disappoint. We invited Yale Director of Public Health Dr. David Katz and the Paleo Cardiologist Dr. Jack Wolfson on to explore both sides of the vaccines conversation...what happe...Show More
124: How Eric Remensperger Cured His Own Cancer - with Fasting, Ketosis, Oxygen Therapy, Light and Functional Foods to Support Cell and Immune Function

1:13:15 | Jul 24th, 2017

Our guest on the OPP today is Eric Remensperger. Eric was diagnosed with inoperable Stage IV, metastatic Prostate Cancer - and survived. Instead of radiation or chemotherapy, Eric used oxygen, light, fasting, ketosis, sleep and functional foods to im...Show More
123: Jet Lag: The 9 Best Travel Tips To Reduce Jet Lag

42:39 | Jul 20th, 2017

Listener Request Episode - the Jet Lag and Travel Hacks episode of the OPP: The 9 Best Travel Tips to Reduce Jet Lag We love travel. But flying is tough on our bodies and immune systems. If you’ve ever had to fly long distances, you’ve felt the effec...Show More
122: Impossible Foods: The Truth About Meat Alternatives and Feeding The World

51:57 | Jul 17th, 2017

The New York Times calls it the $325,000 burger. National Geographic calls it the petri-dish burger. Impossible Foods calls their plant-based "meat" the Impossible Burger. On this very special episode of the OPP, I chat with Chris Davis, Director of ...Show More
121: Mind Pump Media on Technology, Dopamine, Suffer-Fests, HIIT, and Longevity

1:57:43 | Jul 13th, 2017

Mind Pump Media meets Optimal Performance Podcast. Adam, Justin and Sal from Mind Pump sit down with me on the OPP (or am I on Mind Pump Media?) for an epic 2 hour conversation of "podcasting magic" that is being released simultaneously on both of ou...Show More
120: Ben Greenfield on How Gratitude Changes Brain + Telomeres, O2, and Oxytocin

59:39 | Jul 10th, 2017

Ben Greenfield is back on the OPP to discuss his newest project, gratitude journaling. Ben explain his own gratitude rituals - answering 3 simple questions first thing each morning while he measures his HRV in bed (don't worry, I get Ben to explain h...Show More
119: Peace and Profit Manifesto: Meditation and Abundance with Todd White of Dry Farm Wines

1:02:16 | Jul 6th, 2017

At the risk being accused of hyperbole, this is one of the most powerful episodes of the OPP yet.    The ever passionate Todd White (Dry Farm Wines) reveals his Profit and Peace Manifesto: how focusing on gratitude and abundance rather than financial...Show More
118: The 6 Most Cost Effective Biohacks with Todd Shipman

1:02:40 | Jul 3rd, 2017

Endurance runner, biohacker, father and husband Todd Shipman will be featured in September's Men's Health magazine for a day in the life of a biohacker. We've got him on the OPP first, sharing his 6 most cost effective biohacks and an epic conversat...Show More
117: Dr Michael Breus on the 4 Chronotypes (Sleep Animals), Hacking Sex & Sleep, Hormones, Productivity, and Light

45:29 | Jun 29th, 2017

Dr. Michael Breus, also known as The Sleep Doctor is the author of The Power of When - the book that explains the best time for you to do everything, based on your individual biological clock. Dr. Breus has identified 4 chronotypes or "sleep animals"...Show More
116: How to Buy the Right Oils, Spotting Fake Olive Oils, Business and Paleo with Tony Kasandrinos

48:30 | Jun 26th, 2017

Kasandrinos Olive Oil is the fastest growing olive oil company in the world. Founder Tony Kasadrinos has built this family business while serving as an active duty US Marine. We talk about family, how the Kasandrinos clan has built such a thriving b...Show More
115: 5 Research-Backed Methods To Instantly Increase Happiness

36:20 | Jun 22nd, 2017

This episode is by request. You guys asked for ways to "hack" your mood, happiness, and are 5 research-backed methods to instantly improve your mood, increase happiness and skyrocket your productivity. Find out:  How social media is l...Show More
114: Hacking Time and Cell Phone Palmistry with Mindful Cyborg Chris Dancy

51:14 | Jun 19th, 2017

Chris Dancy is the World's Most Connected Man, lecturing all over the world on how we can better utilize technology to monitor our health, hack time, and be more mindful cyborgs.   I met Chris at the Biohacker Summit Sweden last month where he presen...Show More
113: Play Away Your Anxiety with Charlie Hoehn

1:08:15 | Jun 15th, 2017

"The opposite of play is not work. The opposite of play is depression." - Charlie Hoehn Charlie Hoehn is the Head of Author Marketing for Book In A Box and has written several best-selling books of his own: Play It Away and Recession-Proof Graduate, ...Show More
112: Making $h!t Happen with Paleo Chef & Phat Fudge Creator Mary Shenouda

55:19 | Jun 12th, 2017

Paleo Chef & Phat Fudge creator Mary Shenouda is a true unicorn. Mary, aka the Paleo Chef, is a private chef to professional athletes and Hollywood celebrities, and the flavor formulator of many of your favorite #Paleo products. She's also on a missi...Show More
111: Sitting is The New Smoking: Physiology of Posture, Breathe, CNS & Vagal Tone with Aaron Alexander

35:56 | Jun 8th, 2017

The average person SITS 7.7 hours a day, with some people sitting up to 15 hours! By comparison, the average person only gets 6.5 hours of sleep each night. No wonder we're seeing a shift away from health in the average person. After all, 71% of th...Show More
110: Is the Ketogenic Diet Wrong for Power Athletes?

32:25 | Jun 5th, 2017

Few things are one size fits all. Especially diets. New research has linked the ketogenic diet to decreases in peak performance for some athletes.  In the first ever OPP solo-cast, I'll discuss this research, what it means for us, and for power athle...Show More
109 Lacie Mackey: Caveman Coffee Co-Founder on Coffee, Recovery, Training Hollywood's Elite

51:14 | Jun 1st, 2017

Lacie Mackey is the boss behind the business of Caveman Coffee and she's personal trainer to Hollywood's elite. No name-dropping here, but Lacie shares the do's and don't of recovery, hormonal balance, fitness, natural products, coffee and MCT oil.  ...Show More
108: Impact Theory's Tom Bilyeu on How To Ignite Human Potential

42:54 | May 29th, 2017

Tom Bilyeu is on a mission to end both metabolic disease and generational poverty. His relentless quest includes the stated intent to deliver people the tools required to live outside the matrix and create meaningful impact on the world. We're honore...Show More
OPP #107: Biohacker Summit Hot Seats: Leading Experts Share Best Advice, Biohacking Tips, and Tools for Optimization

36:50 | May 25th, 2017

Your backstage pass to the Biohacker Summit. 5 Speakers and VIPs from the event take their turn on the OPP Hot Seat and give you their best advice, #1 Biohacking Tip, favorite books, proudest moments, and most exciting thing they saw at this summit.
OPP #106: Brain's Frontal Lobe Activity, Our Shrinking Skulls and Functional Cranial Release with Dr. John Lieurance

44:21 | May 22nd, 2017

Our skulls are shrinking and it's impacting our breathing & brain function. Anti-aging Dr John Lieurance is back to discuss these epigenetic changes, Functional Cranial Release (FCR), how it improves breathing, frontal lobe activity & vestibular f
OPP #105 Adam Von Rothfelder: 7 Daily Habits For Health and Success

51:02 | May 18th, 2017

Model, celebrity trainer, & movement specialist Adam Von Rothfelder shares the philosophy behind his Earn The Day mission and his 7 Daily Habits For Health and Success- including balance, restructuring water, movement vs. exercise, & hormonal balance...Show More
Stem Cells, PRP and Anti-Aging Therapies with Dr. John Lieurance

49:17 | May 15th, 2017

Leading anti-aging doctor John Lieurance discusses the top regenerative therapies - including stem cells from your own bone marrow and abdominal fat, and PRP for joints, regeneration and longevity. We also cover growth factors, ultra-sounds, & laser ...Show More
Olympian Tony Jeffries on Success in Sports, Business, and Life

57:37 | May 10th, 2017

2008 Olympic medalist Tony Jeffries never lost as a pro boxer, and now runs 2 successful gyms in LA. Tony gives us an unparalleled view of what it takes to win an Olympic medal and how we can apply those skills - training, visualization, mental tough...Show More
Food Intolerances: Pinner Test for Gut Health, Inflammation, and Auto-Immune Responses

48:29 | May 7th, 2017

2 months ago I stopped eating 1 of my favorite foods and I've never felt better. The food? Whole eggs. Turns out, I have a food Intolerances - the #1 cause of inflammation in the gut. We talk to the folks at Pinner Test to explain the difference betw...Show More
Tait Fletcher on The Ego, Self-Esteem and The 6 Human Needs [Part 2]

44:17 | May 3rd, 2017

Episode #101: Part 2 of 2 with Tait Fletcher. Part 1 has been called ''the best podcast ever'' & this is the rest of the conversation on building self-esteem, contemplating the ego & the self, and the 6 human needs we're all chasing. Tait delivers bi...Show More
Tait Fletcher on Depression, Balancing Highs & Lows, & Living a Meaningful Life [Part 1]

41:31 | Apr 30th, 2017

The OPP is going to 2 shows a week! This is Part 1 of 2 with the one and only Tait Fletcher who joins me for a special in-person episode (#100) of the OPP to openly discuss feelings of depression, self-worth, balancing the highs and lows of life.
Boosting Mitochondria: CVAC for Recovery, Longevity, and Performance Enhancement

54:00 | Apr 26th, 2017

Are CVAC pods the future of recovery, longevity and mitochondrial health? Learn how these machines use rapid changes in temperature, pressure, and oxygen levels to stimulate, train and detoxify mitochondria for increased recovery, health, and perform...Show More
Biohack Your Bed: How To Create The World's Healthiest Bed with Claus Pummer of Samina

1:03:50 | Apr 19th, 2017

Everyone talks about sleep hacks, but never the BED itself. This ultimate guide explains everything the world's healthiest bed SHOULD and should NOT have - from magnetic pads, metal springs, & inclines to the 4.5 gallons of chemicals in foam mattress...Show More
How Artificial Estrogens Are Making You Fat, Sick, and Infertile with Dr. Anthony Jay

1:11:17 | Apr 12th, 2017

We cover birth control, research ''spin'' & rules of storing fat when immunology expert Dr. Anthony Jay reveals the Top 10 synthetic estrogens that harm estrogen receptors in our brains, muscles, and reproductive organs - plus how we can limit our ex...Show More
Gut-Brain Connection: Poop Testing to Quantify Your Microbiome

1:13:45 | Apr 5th, 2017

Gut health expert Christine Rosche analyzes my Poop Test results on the podcast. A leader in the Gut-Brain connection, Christine shows how these tests help us quantify our gut bacteria, boost cancer prevention, protect brain function & more on gut he...Show More
Biohacker Summit: Memory Upgrades, Wild Foods, Thermogenesis with Mattias Ribbing & Teemu Arina

1:14:27 | Mar 29th, 2017

The Biohacker Summit is May 19 in Sweden. Teemu Arena and Mattias Ribbing on the pursuit of better living through science and nature. We talk behavior change, wild foods, foraging, memory upgrades, thermogenesis, & US vs. Europe biohacking.
How to Use Nature, Sunlight, and Any Climate to Improve Health & Wellness

1:05:41 | Mar 22nd, 2017

Founder of VIGR Health, David Limacher on why you should eat and live according to your latitude, how to use sunlight, magnetism, and water to improve health, the ancient tradition of Elk Antler Velvet, & more biohacks that you've never heard
GABA: The Inhibitory Neurotransmitter with Abelard Lindsay

1:00:03 | Mar 15th, 2017

CILTEP creator Abelard Lindsay is back on the OPP: Discover how GABA is a ''social shock absorber that puts bubble wrap around the ego'', increases empathy, eases socialization and boosts overall wellbeing. Plus, sulforaphane, NO boosters and new res...Show More
Stealing Fire: Jamie Wheal on Altered States for Peak Performance

59:35 | Mar 8th, 2017

Jamie Wheal, co-author of The Rise of Superman and Stealing Fire is on the OPP. We dive into the$4 Trillion economy of altered and elevated states for the pursuit of non-normal states of consciousness, enhanced learning, peak performance, ecstasis & ...Show More
Rolfing, Posture, Hormones, and Energy with Aaron Alexander

52:02 | Mar 1st, 2017

Aaron Alexander is the founder of Align Therapy. Trained at the Rolf Institute, Aaron is a master of structural integration and musculoskeletal health. We look at ways to increase recovery, hack your posture, hormones, boost energy & vitality and mor...Show More
Endless Frontier: Combat Veterans on Living with Purpose & The Pursuit of Knowledge

1:00:23 | Feb 22nd, 2017

3 young veterans, recently retired from active-duty & founders of Endless Frontier. These vets share their mission and give us tips to live with purpose, develop our own skills and mental toughness, overcome fears and pass ''The Rocking Chair Test''.
Mastering Our Mind with NLP, Hypnosis, and Subliminal Messages with Tony Wrighton

49:01 | Feb 15th, 2017

Tony Wrighton is a Sky Sports host, and host of the Zestology Podcast. He reveals the mindset secrets of NLP, hypnosis, and subliminal messaging and how we can employ these tactics to calm nerves, increase focus, change habits, and increase success.
Ancestral Health: 10 Ways To Optimize Our Health Through Ancestral Wisdom

58:33 | Feb 8th, 2017

Ancestral Health Radio's James Broderick shares his top 10 tips to build ancestral living into our lives for improved health & wellness. Humans are maladapted to modern living - here's how to re-evaluate our relationship with food, land, tech. & comm...Show More
Rick Strassman: Pineal Gland, DMT, Melatonin and Consciousness

51:53 | Feb 1st, 2017

Rick Strassman, author of DMT: The Spirit Molecule joins us on the OPP for an in-depth look at our Pineal Gland, the part of the brain often called the Third Eye, it's regulation of melatonin, and it's link to DMT, spirituality and consciousness.
Natural Stacks Hot Seat: Team NS Shares Top Books, Advice and Secrets for Success

47:17 | Jan 25th, 2017

Team Natural Stacks is on the Hot Seat this week. Meet the team and get our favorite books of 2016, best advice, top new biohacks and more tools for Optimal Performance - like new coffee recipes, food logging tips, and mushroom teas with our Myco Sta...Show More
Sleep Stages, Brain Waves and PEMF for Improved Sleep

1:00:19 | Jan 18th, 2017

Sleep hacking with Michael Lares. We discuss the 5 stages of sleep, physical & mental recovery during sleep, the brain waves involved with each stage and how PEMF can help you get better sleep, heal tissue, migraines and more.
Flow State: Neuroscience of Getting in ''The Zone'' with Max Gotzler

1:07:29 | Jan 11th, 2017

Flow States can increase productivity by 500-700%. Flow Grade founder Max Gotzler reveals the 3 neurological changes that occur in our brain during flow & tips for us to achieve flow in our everyday lives to increase purpose, productivity & happiness...Show More
Deep Nutrition: 4 Pillars of the Perfect Human Diet with Dr. Cate Shanahan

1:01:47 | Jan 4th, 2017

Dr. Cate Shanahan is the author of Deep Nutrition and the Director of the LA Laker's PRO Nutrition Program. Dr. Cate explains the 4 components that all healthy diets share, how the low-fat craze began, & why vegetable oil is ''liquid age''.
Cell Phones, Brain Cancer, and Public Health with Katie Singer

1:09:48 | Dec 28th, 2016

Katie Singer, author of An Electronic Silent Spring, educates us on legislative policy that has paved the way for cell phone and electronics usage that has been proven to uncouple DNA, linked to brain cancer, and most importantly - how we can limit e...Show More
Nootropics, Metabolism, and Circadian Hacks with Steve Fowkes

1:08:41 | Dec 21st, 2016

Biohacking legend Steve Fowkes talks nootropics, piracetam use, metabolism, reducing viral susceptibility, HIIT for brain function, dangers of cell phones and his favorite sleep hacks to improve sleep, increase energy, ad improve health.
Alheimer's Prevention and Reversal with Steve Fowkes

58:56 | Dec 14th, 2016

Biohacking legend Steve Fowkes: We talk Alzheimer's prevention and reversal, including the role - and importance - of pH, redox reactions, grounding, glutathione and the ''browning out'' of our metabolisms. Plus the dangers of living ''wired to the m...Show More
Super Learner Jonathan Levi on Learning, Memory and Speed Reading

51:06 | Dec 7th, 2016

''Learning is the only skill that matters'' If we can learn, there is no new skill, trait or ability that is out of our reach. Super Learner Jonathan Levi shares the secrets to acquire new skills at an accelerated rate, improve memory, and read faste...Show More
Neurofeedback, Finland Biohacking Summit and My QEEG Brain Scans

1:08:21 | Nov 30th, 2016

On-site recordings from my LA trip to Peak Brain and the Biohacking Summit in Finland explain neurofeedback and give you tools (both ancient and space-age) to train short-term states and long-term traits of your brain for increased cognition & happin...Show More
Accountability, Growth Mindset, and Holding the Standard with Deuce Gym's Logan Gelbrich

1:08:43 | Nov 23rd, 2016

Deuce Gym's Logan Gelbrich talks about the most common reasons we fail in our pursuits - including accountability, developing a growth mindset, becoming Anti-Fragile and how to hold yourself & others to higher standards.
Medicinal Mushrooms: NAMMEX Founder Jeff Chilton Exposes Industry Lies, Mycelium on Grain, and How

1:10:51 | Nov 16th, 2016

NAMMEX founder Jeff Chilton has been growing mushrooms for over 30 years. On this episode, we reveal our new partnership with Jeff and discuss the dirty secrets of ''mushroom'' products - mycelium grown on grain is NOT mushroom & how to tell the diff...Show More
The Ketone Episode: Dominic D'Agostino and Mike T. Nelson

1:24:27 | Nov 9th, 2016

The epic Ketone Episode with keto expert Dominic D'Agostino and metabolic flexibility champion Dr. Mike T. Nelson - we deep dive into ketosis, optimal fuel utilization, safety of exogenous ketones, applications for ketosis, and new research frontiers...Show More
Be An Asset. Not A Liability. (The Vanguard Part 2)

1:03:39 | Nov 2nd, 2016

A behind the scenes look at The Vanguard. Takeaway: You are a platform, a blank slate to which you can add skills. Never be complacent. Lessons and interviews from the event so you can seek constant growth and evolution, and be an asset, not a liabil...Show More
Blue Blocking Glasses, Overcoming Fear & Mediocrity To Live Awesome with James Swanwick

42:53 | Oct 26th, 2016

James Swanwick is best known for his blue-light blocking sleep glasses. Yes, we talk about hacking light, sleep, and habits, but James also lays out the exact strategy he used to overcome his fears of mediocrity to create his dream life.
Brain Waves, Sugar and Alzheimer's with Neuroscientist Dr. Andrew Hill

57:43 | Oct 19th, 2016

Peak Brain Institute founder and lead neuroscientist Dr. Andrew Hill on brain optimization. We talk about sugar & brain dysfunction, the link between insulin resistance & Alzheimer's (likely a lifestyle disease) and brain waves for focus & attention.
Stronger. Faster. Harder To Kill. The Vanguard Part 1

57:48 | Oct 12th, 2016

Part 1 of 2, I talk with Special Forces vets Jake Saenz and Tod Moore, creators of The Vanguard - a 3 day camp teaching survival skills, situational awareness, fear inoculation, and always growing, learning, evolving before attending the event in Par...Show More
2016 Bulletproof Conference Hot Seats: Top Experts Share Their Best Tips

59:25 | Oct 5th, 2016

9 experts at The 2016 Bulletproof BioHacking Conference get 5 minutes each to bring you their best health, wellness, and fitness advice on this special ''Hot Seat'' episode of the OPP. We've got Mark Sisson, Joe DeFranco, Kelly Starrett, & more top e...Show More
Get Peak Performance Under Pressure with March Madness Hero Jakob Gollon

1:07:03 | Sep 28th, 2016

The star of one of March Madness's greatest upsets, underdog Jakob Gollon shares his secrets for getting peak performance under pressure, overcoming adversity, and how to pull off the ultimate David vs. Goliath upset in the biggest spotlight of your ...Show More
Psychedelic Researcher Rick Doblin on Treating PTSD with MDMA

1:09:14 | Sep 21st, 2016

MAPS Founder Rick Doblin founded MAPS in 1986. For 30 years, the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies has advanced psychedelic research, consciousness exploration and is using MDMA to help heal PTSD.
The Gut Health Episode: How To Fix Your Gut

1:32:44 | Sep 14th, 2016

Your Ultimate Guide to Gut Health: The downside of PRObiotics, the best (and worst) foods for optimal gut health, the science of digestion, immunity, leaky gut, SIBO why Splenda is bad and why you should avoid Soylent like the plague.
Hacking Time Management, Boundaries, and Happiness with Serial Entrepreneur Shane Stott

52:58 | Sep 8th, 2016

CEO and co-founder of multiple businesses, author of The Float Tank Cure, and serial entrepreneur Shane Stott shares his secrets to get it all done - time management, increasing productivity, protecting yourself with boundaries, and increasing happin...Show More
Conquering Mt. Everest, Mindset Mastery and Pushing Your Limits with Maria Granberg

1:01:39 | Aug 31st, 2016

Inspirational mountain climber Maria Granberg took our nootropic CILTEP to the summit of Mt. Everest. Now she's on the OPP to explain her mental training regimen, the realities of Everest, and goal setting tips to ensure the best version of you lies ...Show More
Alkaline Water, Cancer, Antioxidants, and Artificial Sweeteners with VeJohn Heinemann

43:25 | Aug 24th, 2016

Get the details on alkaline water from Kangen water's VeJohn Heinemann who also talks about the science of healing with hydrogen ions, killing cancer, antioxidants, and alkaline diets. Plus artificial sweeteners link to formaldehyde in the brain.
Celebrity Trainer Ted Ryce on Aerobics, Energy Systems, and Fitness Myths

1:08:56 | Aug 18th, 2016

Celebrity Trainer Ted Ryce has coached Richard Branson and Robert Downey, Jr. He has also overcome two horrific tragedies in his personal life. This inspirational episode is full of tips to cope with stress, lessons from high-performers, and fitness ...Show More
Why You Should Drink Cow Fat and Smear It On Your Skin

1:03:36 | Aug 10th, 2016

We dive head first into a vat of cow fat in this 2-guest episode. The health benefits of tallow-based skin care, skipping anti-perspirant, and oil cleansing with Cassy Burnside of FatCo, plus organic ghee with Daniel Draskinas of Gold Nugget Ghee.
The Paleo Cardiologist: How To Avoid Toxins at Home and Spices That Heal

56:01 | Aug 3rd, 2016

The Paleo Cardiologist, Dr. Jack Wolfson argues that today's health maladies stem from poor nutrition and exposure to environmental toxins. Hear what you can do to safeguard your home and family & what spices you should be using for health and vitali...Show More
Saunas: Detoxification, Fat Loss, Recovery and Parasympathetic Balance with Dr. Raleigh Duncan

47:05 | Jul 27th, 2016

Dr. Raleigh Duncan changed the sauna industry - from developing the first EMF-free heating elements to mind-blowing fat loss studies. Tune in to hear the benefits, uses, and applications of saunas and why you need more time in the parasympathetic sta...Show More
Anti-Aging Experts on How To Slow and Reverse Aging + Crucial Skin Care Tips

1:00:07 | Jul 20th, 2016

Anti-Aging experts Dr. Bill Andrews and Rachael D'Aguiar explain the aging process and share tips from their research to help us increase lifespan, live longer, look younger and feel better. HINT: Most anti-aging skin products actually accelerate agi...Show More
Grass-fed Farming Pioneer Joel Salatin on Passion, Integrity, Community, and Growth.

57:28 | Jul 13th, 2016

For this episode of the OPP, I spent a day with Grass-fed Farming Pioneer Joel Salatin at his world famous Polyface Farm. We toured the farm, talked about faming, passion, integrity, creating a home-centric haven and Joel shared top tips for success.
Cold Thermogenesis, Water, Light, Sleep and other Biohacking Tips with Luke Storey

1:15:11 | Jul 6th, 2016

Upgrade your performance in this special episode of the OPP. Luke Storey and I cover a lot of ground on many of biohacking's topics - including stem cells, cold thermogenesis, drinking water, light, sleep, PEMF, and more!
The World's Healthiest Wine: Skip The Sugar, Chemicals and Hangovers with Dry Farm Wines

1:10:48 | Jun 29th, 2016

Dry Farm Wines sources the world's healthiest wines. These Paleo and Ketogenic friendly wines are 100% natural, chemical-free, sugar-free, and no hangover. Founder Todd White reveals the secrets of irrigation, grape growing, sugar-free, keto-friendly...Show More
Hacking Hormones, Fatigue & Libido with Chris Kelly of Nourish Balance Thrive

1:02:54 | Jun 23rd, 2016

Health expert and professional cyclist Christopher Kelly, co-founder of Nourish, Balance, Thrive discusses natural ways to reduce fatigue and optimize your hormones, libido and vitality.
Ultimate Bone Broth Bible with Justin Mares of Kettle & Fire

51:46 | Jun 16th, 2016

Everything you need to know about Bone Broth. Kettle and Fire co-founder Justin Mares explains the benefits of bone broth, how to make bone broth at home helps us create your Ultimate Bone Broth Bible.
How to Quickly Become An Expert at Anything with Grand Master Mattias Ribbing

47:49 | Jun 9th, 2016

Mattias Ribbing is a Memory Grand Master and has been named one of the Top 100 minds of all time. The good news for us...he's not a natural! He started training at 29 and he shares his methods for enhanced learning & how to become an expert faster.
Caveman Coffee Live at Paleo f(x): How To Live The Pirate Life

1:52:50 | Jun 1st, 2016

Recorded live at Paleo f(x), Tait Fletcher, Keith Jardine and Lacie Mackey of Caveman Coffee talk coffee, personal responsibility and how their ''Pirate Life Code'' is empowering others to captain their own lives.
Joel Salatin: The Surprising Truth About Agriculture and Money

1:23:20 | May 25th, 2016

Beyond organic and grass-fed farmer Joel Salatin revels the surprising truth about agriculture, government control and regulations, & how he has pioneered a polyculture farming system that is revolutionizing the financial climate of the farming indus...Show More
Neuroplasticity: Brain HQ's Dr. Michael Merzenich Train Your Brain & Be Smarter

55:03 | May 18th, 2016

Think faster. Focus better. Remember more. Become a better driver. Neuroscientist Michael Merzenich founded Brain HQ, wrote the book Soft-Wired and explains how we can use neuroplasticity and brain training to create the brain and life we want.
Burn More Fat: Mark Sisson on Becoming A Fat-Burning Beast

1:02:28 | May 12th, 2016

Ancestral health leader and founder of Primal Kitchen foods Mark Sisson is on the OPP to talk about becoming fat-adapted, being a fat burning beast, increasing mitochondria and how to train to increase your fitness and enjoy your life.
Why It's Impossible To Be A Vegetarian: Interview with Andrew Smith

46:48 | May 4th, 2016

Andrew Smith's article ''Why It's Impossible To Actually Be A Vegetarian'' challenged moral defenses of vegetarianism, and went viral last week. He shares the full story and explains the research, science, and logic behind his arguments in this inter...Show More
Top 8 Predictive Biomarkers For Lifetime Health w/ Dr. Russel Jaffe

1:23:26 | Apr 27th, 2016

World-renowned health expert Dr. Russell Jaffe reveals the most important 8 predictive biomarkers you need to monitor to ensure lifelong health and wellness. We cover blood sugar, A1c, oxidative stress, morning urine pH and 21st Century Toxins.
Mind Altering Parasites & Bile For Fat Absorption with Ann Louise Gittlemna

48:04 | Apr 20th, 2016

New York Times best-selling author of The Fat Flush and internationally renowned pioneer in nutrition and holistic health, Ann Louise Gittleman brings her cutting edge dietary acumen to the OPP for a great show on digestion, bile, parasites, & omega-...Show More
Brain's Failure To Regulate Itself Source of Human Struggle with Holosync Creator Bill Harriss

1:08:10 | Apr 15th, 2016

Bill Harris is the creator of Holosync, the most powerful self improvement, brain enhancement and stress-relief tool in the world. Learn how you can master your mind, create more awareness and how that awareness leads to choice and happiness.
Changing Food & Farming Industries with EPIC Co-Founder Taylor Collins:

44:17 | Apr 7th, 2016

Guest Taylor Collins, co-founder of EPIC Bars, talks about grass-fed ranching, General Mills acquisition of EPIC and how he hopes to use this merger with ''big food'' to lead the grass-fed food and farming movements to change industrial agriculture.
Showering With Bacteria Is The Future Of Hygiene Mother Dirt

43:25 | Mar 23rd, 2016

Mother Dirt's Jasmina Aganovic explains our skin microbiome, how modern personal care products harm our skin and why bacteria sprays are the future of hygiene.
The Future Of Natural Foods, Supplements, and Nootropics

1:03:17 | Mar 17th, 2016

Natural Stacks co-founder Roy Krebs helps us recap last week's record setting Natural Products Expo West 2016 and we look some of our favorite brands, products and people as well as the future of the natural foods, supplement and nootropics industrie...Show More
Increasing Lifespan with Anti-Aging Scientist Dr. Bill Andrews

48:58 | Mar 9th, 2016

Cancer and anti-aging researcher Dr. Bill Andrews reveals the secrets to slow down aging, protect telomere length, resist disease, cure cancer and live longer. The question is, would you pay $2 Million for an injection that could turn back the clock ...Show More
Can Psychedelics Boost Cognition?

1:06:36 | Mar 2nd, 2016

Kevin Johnson of Zero Gravity Institute shares his biohacking and mind enhancing insights from more than 30 years of floating, psychedelics, and consciousness exploration. DMT, Mushrooms and more...
Boost Focus Immediately with Music (Backed by Neuroscience)

1:21:36 | Feb 25th, 2016

Still listening to Pandora or Spotify while working? It's time to upgrade to Brainfm for music backed by neuroscience. Brainfm is music that noticeably - and measurably - improves focus, reduces stress, or promotes sleep within 10 minutes.
The Truth About Addictions, Habits and How To Make Change

36:46 | Feb 19th, 2016

Psychologist Dr. Amy Johnson, author of The Little Book of Big Change, joins us to explain the truth about our addictions, habits and how to make change.
4 Tips To Improve Your Memory with World Champion Alex Mullen

47:32 | Feb 10th, 2016

He can memorize the order of a deck of cards in 17 seconds, he holds the World Record for memorizing 3,029 digits in an hour, he's the 1st American to claim the title of Memory World Champion...and he's only 23! Alex Mullen joins us on Episode 37 of...Show More
The 3 Best Yoga Poses To Increase Your Fitness

0:00 | Feb 3rd, 2016

Decreased mobility has been linked to shorter lifespans, so we asked Dean Pohlman of Man Flow Yoga to give us the 3 best yoga poses to increase our fitness and longevity.
Memory Master Luis Angel: How To Memorize Anything

36:21 | Jan 28th, 2016

Discover the secrets of a Memory Champion, sharpen your mind and learn how to memorize anything with these tips from Memory Master and Winner of FOX's SuperHuman TV show Luis Angel.
How Your Biology Dictates Choices Like Behavior and Interests

52:07 | Jan 13th, 2016

Neuroscientist Patricia Churchland explains how your biology dictates choices like behavior and interests on Episode 34 of the Optimal Performance Podcast. She also includes 3 simple and fun tips to help us optimize our brains!
How Navy SEALS Are Using Float Tanks To Treat Concussions

57:47 | Jan 6th, 2016

Retired Navy SEALs Jeff Nichols and Alex Oliver are at the forefront of concussion treatment, using sensory deprivation, or float tanks, to help rewire the brain, treat concussion symptoms, and accelerate learning.
This Magnesium Reverses Brain Aging and Combats Cognitive Decline With Dr. Jennifer Gu

41:22 | Dec 30th, 2015

The only magnesium to cross the blood brain barrier, MagTein can reverse the aging process, lower brain age by 9 years, restore lost executive function, and increase synapse density in as little as 2-4 weeks.
How Orgasmic Meditation Deepens Connections and Improves Relationships

58:00 | Dec 24th, 2015

Increase connection, flow, vitality, and mindfulness all while mastering orgasm. That's what One Taste's Eli Block is here to explain with Orgasmic Meditation on Episode 31 of the Optimal Performance Podcast.
Olympian Dr. Josh Binstock: Create Your Future with Visualization

50:44 | Dec 16th, 2015

Chiropractor and Canadian Olympic volleyball player Dr. Josh Binstock is our guest on Episode #30 of the Optimal Performance Podcast, and he's discussing the importance of a positive mindset, using visualization, dealing with travel and offering chir...Show More
Optimizing Dopamine Metabolism with Abelard Lindsay

47:25 | Dec 9th, 2015

CILTEP creator Abelard Lindsay discusses Dopamine Brain Food, dopamine metabolism and receptors, our habits, and using feedback to live optimal.
How To Win A Poker World Championship With Martin Jacobson

41:49 | Dec 3rd, 2015

2014 World Series of Poker Champion Martin Jacobson discusses following your dreams, trusting yourself, staying patient and positive and how to win it all.