Do you suffer from stress and anxiety? L-theanine may be able to help—and them some. Learn how L-theanine can also improve memory and help you immune system. Here's the benefits to expect, dosing protocols, and potential side effects.
Adaptability is key for so many aspects of life, from running an efficient business to maximizing your own personal talents and growth as an individual. In this episode, we speak with retired Navy SEAL John Allen. He’s the founder and CEO of Elite Meet, a non-profit that assists elite members in our special operations community transition to the civilian world.
Caffeine gives you that extra boost to get the most mileage out of your day, while L-theanine can help you destress from it. But when you combine the two, they do much more than just coexist.
Panax ginseng has been used as a traditional Chinese medicine for thousands of years. From fatigue-fighting properties to attention-boosting effects, find out why this herb has stood the test of time—and what I can do for you now.
Ketones are a brain fuel. They cross the blood brain barrier and can be used by brain cells. Not only do many people report they can "feel" ketosis, but also that they gain a boost of mental clarity and focus. How...and why? Let's look at the evidence and mechanisms of action.
After winning multiple cycling championships alongside Lance Armstrong, Dylan Casey switched career paths and began working up the tech chain. From joining Google when they only had a few hundred employees to becoming a Senior Director of Consumer Platforms at Yahoo, Dylan not only built himself a storied career, but a varied one. In this podcast, host Geoffrey Woo explores Dylan’s mindset as we go through his journey.
You've considered supplementing with magnesium, but what about adding glycinate to the mix? Glycinate promotes better sleep and collagen production. Learn how pairing magnesium with glycinate makes for the ideal supplement.
You know all the benefits of caffeine from coffee–but what about its counterpart, L-theanine, found in tea? This amino acid helps cover the spectrum of overall health, and can help with stress, memory and the immune system. Learn about how L-theanine works and how to supplement with it.
Docosahexaeonic acid (DHA) is one of the three essential omega-3 fatty acids we need for our day-to-day function, but its benefits may go deeper. From cardiovascular health to memory boosts, find out why this fish oil staple is quite the catch.
Ashwagandha has been used in Ayurvedic medicine for thousands of years to treat conditions ranging from anxiety to impotency. Find out why this herb is at the top of the nootropic game, and may be able to help you improve things like endurance exercise and cognitive function.
You can find CDP choline in every cell of your body, but that may not be enough for optimal cognition. Find out why many of us aren't getting enough of this compound, and how CDP choline can promote brain health, long-term memory, and more.
Bacopa monnieri can have a significant effect on cognitive function. But it can also reduce depression and anxiety while enhancing memory and attention. Here's how to supplement with it.
Can electrifying your brain make you learn faster and improve performance? We explore the potential of transcranial direct stimulation with Dr. Daniel Chao, the CEO of Halo Neuroscience.
Amy Berger is the author of the Alzheimer’s Antidote, is passionate about the link between diet and brain health. Her research focuses on how a low-carb, high-fat diet can improve neurological brain conditions like Alzheimer’s, and why the wrong diet can worsen and even cause it. There’s a reason it is increasingly being called “Type 3 Diabetes”, and Amy is here to shed some light on why.
Approaching knowledge work as an endurance sport for your mind, the challenges of research studies on cognition and how to interpret cognitive performance data, and the impact of technology on learning and attention span.
The average human reaction time is 284 milliseconds. Vince Mancinni, a professional gamer, has a reaction time of 97ms. How did he achieve this?
How does one perform at peak capacity in life or death situations on an ongoing basis? This is the life of a special operator in the military, where an unbreakable mind and body is imperative for survival and success. Let's chat with Ret. Navy Seal Admiral Alexander Krongard.
We always say here at HVMN that we take a systems approach to the human platform, and mental math achieves exactly that: A systems approach within the brain. Yusnier Viera is a real-life math wizard, known around the world as the “The Human Calendar" for breaking the world record calculating calendar dates. He uses a mixture of flash math & trained memorization.
Jason Calacanis, an esteemed angel investor for multiple unicorn companies, such as Uber and Robinhood, joins the HVMN Podcast to talk about his plans to become the greatest investor in Silicon Valley, the impact of social media and identity politics on conversation and discourse, and techniques for developing a self-aware, self-improving mindset.