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Join HVMN Co-founder and CEO, Geoffrey Woo, on his journey to deconstruct how we can become the best versions of ourselves. Guests include professionals spanning nutrition, fitness, biohacking and entrepreneurship.

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Intermittent Fasting as Medicine ft. Dr. Jason Fung
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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.

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The Root Cause: Links Between Insulin Resistance & Disease ft. Dr. Benjamin Bikman
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Growing evidence suggests that insulin resistance is an important metabolic driver behind diseases like diabetes, neurological conditions like Alzheimer's, and even some forms of cancer. We chat with Dr. Benjamin Bikman, whose research emphasizes the etiology of insulin resistance and disrupted mitochondrial function.

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The CRISPR Controversy: World's First Gene-Edited Babies Created in China ft. Dr. Josiah Zayner
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Pandora's box was opened when Dr. He Jiankui created the world's first gene-edited babies. Let's discuss this controversial scientific milestone in an unfiltered episode of the HVMN Podcast.

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Ketone Esters 101: HVMN Ketone FAQ
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Geoff and Dr. Brianna Stubbs answer the most frequently asked questions about HVMN Ketone, our ketone ester drink. They clear up some misconceptions, talk hard data, and explore potential applications.

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The UCI Hour: Breaking Cycling's Most Prestigious Record ft. Vittoria Bussi
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September 13th, 2018. That was the day Italian cyclist Vittoria Bussi set a new record for one of cycling’s oldest and most prestigious challenges: The UCI Hour. Vittoria joins the podcast today to share her story and reveal how she achieved her ultimate goal.

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Types of Fasting: Results of ADF, FMD, & TRF || Research Roundup
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To stay up to date on the cutting-edge of health and performance, HVMN Research Lead Dr. Brianna Stubbs tends to read a lot of scientific literature...a lot. In this episode of Research Roundup, Dr. Stubbs dives into three papers studying the effects of intermittent fasting. Featured researchers include Dr. Jason Fung, Dr. Valter Longo, Dr. Courtney Peterson.

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Intermittent Fasting for Women: Dr. Molly Maloof's Fasting Journey
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A doctor practices intermittent fasting for the first time. The benefits begin to be noticed. The potential becomes fully realized. This is the story of Dr. Molly Maloof, who shares her fasting journey with us today.

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Meat Heals: The Autoimmune Disease Case ft. Mikhaila Peterson
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"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.

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Making History: The First Woman to Run the Boston Marathon ft. Kathrine Switzer
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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.

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Human Endurance & The Mind-Body Connection ft. Alex Hutchinson
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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.

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What You Can Learn From Heart Rate Variability ft. Jason Moore
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Diving into the "mother of all biomarkers". Jason Moore, CEO of EliteHRV, joins the podcast to discuss the basics and nuances of HRV and how it ties into optimal performance and health. 

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Sex, Metabolism, & Health: The Link Between Insulin Resistance and the Bedroom ft. Dr. Priyanka Wali
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Metabolic health, a favorite topic here on the HVMN Podcast, is about much more than just how we metabolize our food. Our metabolic biomarkers can act as a signal to how we perform...perhaps even in the bedroom. Let's chat with Dr. Priyanka Wali, who has expertise in applying low-carb, ketogenic diets to combat the root cause of many metabolic diseases.

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Interviewing a 3x Olympian and Ironman World Record Holder ft. Tim Don
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Six months after a tragic injury that left professional triathlete Tim Don with a broken neck, he completed the 2018 Boston Marathon in under 2:50. How did Tim manage to get back on his feet so quickly? We dive into the determined, passionate, and astute mindset of one of the world's greatest athletes.

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The Root Cause: Links Between Insulin Resistance & Disease ft. Dr. Benjamin BikmanThe CRISPR Controversy: World's First Gene-Edited Babies Created in China ft. Dr. Josiah ZaynerThe UCI Hour: Breaking Cycling's Most Prestigious Record ft. Vittoria BussiTypes of Fasting: Results of ADF, FMD, & TRF || Research RoundupKnowledge Workers: Training Cognition Like an Athlete Would ft. James HewittMeat Heals: The Autoimmune Disease Case ft. Mikhaila PetersonKetone Esters 101: HVMN Ketone FAQLeveling Up Your Game: How to Improve Reaction Time & Cognition ft. Vince Mancinni How Military Leadership Fosters Cognitive Excellence ft. Alexander KrongardFrom Keto to Carnivore: Did Humans Evolve From a Meat-based Diet? ft. Travis StathamThe Human Calendar: Breaking World Records Using Mental Math ft. Yusnier VieraSex, Metabolism, & Health: The Link Between Insulin Resistance and the Bedroom ft. Dr. Priyanka WaliResearch Roundup: The Potential of Ketones, NAD, & Youngblood for Longevity Making History: The First Woman to Run the Boston Marathon ft. Kathrine SwitzerBehind the Formulation of Nootropics: HVMN Performance SupplementsHow Biohacking and Detoxing Saved My Life ft. Josh MacinWhat You Don't Know About Rowing: Mindset, Training, & Olympics ft. Mike DiSantoHydration for Athletes: Electrolyte Replenishment, Combating Cramps, & Sweat Testing ft. Andy BlowWhy We Run: Culture, Community, & Connection ft. Samuel Robinson Serving Smart: How a Tennis Legend Was Ahead of His Time ft. Pat Cash Human Endurance & The Mind-Body Connection ft. Alex HutchinsonGenetic Engineering and The Evolution of Biohacking ft. Dr. Josiah ZaynerThe Science of Reaching Your Physical Prime At Any Age ft. Jeff BercoviciInterviewing Jason Calacanis - "I will be the greatest investor in the history of Silicon Valley." Intermittent Fasting for Women: Dr. Molly Maloof's Fasting JourneyMental Toughness Training in Professional Sports ft. John Baker Living with COPD and Using Ketones to Manage Disease ft. Russel Winwood (The COPD Athlete)Interviewing a 3x Olympian and Ironman World Record Holder ft. Tim DonWhat You Can Learn From Heart Rate Variability ft. Jason Moore Military Development of Ketone Esters for Enhancing Performance ft. Joe Bielitzki Episode 66: Ketosis Fundamentals - Diet, Fasting, Exogenous Ketones, and MoreEpisode 65: Building a Business and Finding Purpose Through Tragedy ft. Andy HniloEpisode 64: Using A.I. Music to Enhance Cognitive States ft. Daniel ClarkEpisode 63: How the Brain Influences Metabolism and Weight Loss ft. Dr. Jason McKeownIntermittent Fasting as Medicine ft. Dr. Jason FungEpisode 60: Living an Experimental, Active, and Functional Lifestyle ft. Ben GreenfieldEpisode 57: The Science Behind Omega Fatty Acids ft. Brianna StubbsEpisode 58: Beyond a Simple Sleep Tracker ft. Petteri LahtelaEpisode 55: Paving the Way For Personalized Medicine ft. Dr. Molly MaloofEpisode 52: Evidence-Based Holistic Medicine ft. Dr. Felice GershEpisode 51: Biohacking Athletic Performance ft. Michael BrandtEpisode 50: Empowering the Body and Mind ft. Tom BilyeuAn Interview w/ Dr. Dominic D'Agostino Episode 45: Biohacking in Silicon Valley ft. Melia RobinsonEpisode 44: Fasting for Longevity ft. Peter BowesEpisode 43: The Grinder Movement ft. Tim CannonEpisode 41: Hacking your Memory ft. Dave FarrowEpisode 40: The World's First Cyborg ft. Neil HarbissonEpisode 39: Listening to the Human Body ft. Ben CoomberEpisode 38: Food as an Input ft. James ColquhounEpisode 37: Prescribing the Ketogenic Diet ft. Priyanka WaliEpisode 36: Treating Health, Not Disease ft. Dr. Ted AchacosoEpisode 35: Productizing the Microbiome ft. Jasmina AganovicEpisode 14: Entrepreneurship and Innovation ft. Tim BrownEpisode 17: Dietary Fasting ft. Dr. Jason Fung
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