There is nothing more essential to our health and well-being than breathing: take air in, let it out, repeat twenty-five thousand times a day. Yet, as a species, humans have lost the ability to breathe correctly, with grave consequences. Journalist James Nestor travels the world to figure out what went wrong and how to fix it.
Every time a Hike it Baby 30 Challenge rolls around, many people see the 'What Counts?' poster and ask, "What is skinning?" I recently had the chance to chat with Mel Bourassa, a Branch Ambassador for the Front Range Foothills branch in Colorado.
"Use the body to control the mind." - Dr. Andrew Huberman Andrew Huberman, PhD (@hubermanlab), is a neuroscientist and tenured professor in the Department of Neurobiology at Stanford University's School of Medicine. He has made numerous important contributions to the fields of brain development, brain function, and neural plasticity.
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I've been using the 13" slackblock for about 2.5 months now and I recommend for just about anyone. I'm 6' 1" ( 185 cm), 176 lbs (80kg), 56 years old. Train regularly, regular mobility practice and zone 2 work.
Resistance training for your breathing muscles! Engineered to increase cardiovascular endurance and breathing performance. The o2Trainer can be used while Sitting or laying Down, Walking or During Exercise. The o2Trainer is portable and easy to use with 16 different levels of resistance.
Most people do not consume enough protein. As I discussed in episode #202, protein consumption is a variable I've become increasingly attuned to with my patients. The more I research this topic, the more I find that the RDA (recommended daily allowance) of 0.8 grams per kilogram of body weight is simply not sufficient to build and maintain muscle mass as we age - a critical component of my 4-part exercise framework for longevity.
Physician and biochemist Catherine Shanahan, M.D. examined diets around the world known to help people live longer, healthier lives—diets like the Mediterranean, Okinawa, and “Blue Zone”—and identified the four common nutritional habits, developed over millennia, that unfailingly produce strong, healthy, intelligent children, and active, vital elders, generation after generation. These four nutritional strategies—fresh food, fermented and sprouted foods, meat cooked on the bone, and organ meats—form the basis of what Dr. Cate calls “The Human Diet.”