A collation of the latest blogs, podcasts and news from HVMN.
Finding running motivation can be difficult no matter your experience level. Here are a few strategies to re-find motivation for beginning, experienced and advanced runners, from new swag to new mental strategies.
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.
Bringing the ketogenic diet and intermittent fasting together simultaneously can help yield fast results. But you may be unsure of how to combine the two together. Here's how both nutrition strategies can work toward the same goal of ketone production.
The gut microbiome is emerging as a crucial area of health, and is becoming an exciting area of research. Learn how the living bacteria in your gut can influence body weight and heart health (among other things)—and how you may be able to alter your gut microbiome.
Learn the science of motivation and how to optimize every day of your life, plus stay in the loop.
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.
A multi-sport event requires a specific training strategy. The path to success should consider the swim, bike and run equally–or you may not even reach the finish line.
Dr. Ethan Weiss, a UCSF cardiologist & the founder of Keyto, discusses the ketogenic diet as a viable option for improving metabolic and cardiovascular health, what sets apart Keyto’s breath meter from other ketone meters, the consideration of tracking ketones via acetone, and best practices to drive positive behavioral change.
Omega fatty acids, such as Omega-3 and Omega-6, has been well-known to play a crucial part in the human ecosystem. In fact, the human body can't make Omega-3's internally and must rely on foods to get it. The problem is...the majority of us aren't getting enough. Nearly 100,000 American deaths are caused by this key nutritional deficiency.
Petteri Lahtela, the CEO of Oura Ring, joins us this week to share the cutting-edge technology behind the ring and its implications beyond sleep. Is one finger really a better sensor point than the entire wrist (ala Apple Watch)? What else can heart rate variability tell us about the performance and state of our bodies? How can we use information from multiple biosignals to optimize sleep? We discuss and ponder over it all in this hour-long episode.
Meet Dr. Jason Fung, a pioneer of intermittent fasting in the clinical setting. Dr. Fung reveals similarities of intermittent fasting and the ketogenic diet, the hacks one can use during a fast and when to use them, and how fasting can be the cure for the underlying root cause of Type 2 diabetes.
With the scientific revolution taking over endurance sport, athletes are looking for new ways to train, fuel, recover and even think. We discuss human endurance with Alex Hutchinson, one of the most respected writers in the community. His newest book, Endure, is a New York Times bestseller; his “Sweat Science” column in Outside Magazine is widely popular; he received a National Magazine Award for his technology coverage in Popular Science.
The Boston Marathon is seen as the ultimate marathon that many runners aspire to achieve and conquer. In 1967, history was made as Kathrine Switzer became the first official woman to run the Boston Marathon. We sit down with Kathrine and dive into her story and her broader journey fighting for sports equality.
"Meat heals" is a popular tagline within the carnivore community. This rings true for Mikhaila Peterson, who has suffered from various autoimmune disorders & depression for the majority of her life. Simply eating an organic olive could trigger a waterfall of symptoms that makes the next few weeks an ordeal.