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    Maybe you were inspired by surfer Patti Sheaff. Surfing is a magical, mesmerizing sport. The surfer paddles out into the ocean, and at just the right moment slides down the glassy wall of the wave and harnesses its energy to ride to shore.Surfing may seem unattainable for those of us...
    Metformin may extend life. Cheap, seemingly safe, and the billionaires of Silicon Valley have been rumored to take it. But should you? To find out why someone would take a diabetes medication for longevity, I asked our go-to PhD scientist, Mike James for the facts. What does metformin do? In diabetics,...
    Warning: Some deep fitness-nerd stuff here.Every year, I re-evaluate what my body needs. A year seems like a good amount of time. Changing more frequently has more entertainment value, but is less impactful. Sometimes I’ll emphasize a different energy system — strength vs endurance. Other times it is a...
    Viome. A company pioneering microbiome testing and personalized nutrition. What if our health outcomes are not so much pre-determined by our genome, but rather by the food we eat and the 5 trillion microbes that inhabit our bodies? Why is it that diets that work for one person don’t for the other? Is...
    Every once in a while, we publish something that goes totally wild. Last week we did a short post on the Instagram account of Training with Joan. The incoming email comments around Joan were unprecedented.As compared to the last five years of publishing articles, she crushed anything we have...
    Hair loss is something that can affect both men and women at any age. It can come on suddenly or gradually and can have a dramatic effect on one's self-esteem. It is a subject that we get a lot of questions about, and to answer them we will be...
    The Hypervolt is Great for Some People, but a Punisher for Others Every few years technology gifts us a praise-worthy upgrade in the electronic massage-tool department. This year my most coveted self-massage tool, the Brookstone (double headed) Thumper, is being demoted to my guest room bedside table. To replace it,...
    I have been having some issues with my QL (quadratus lumborum), the band of muscle deep in around the mid-section that stabilizes the hip. Then my glute started to ache. I cut down on any exercises that used that area. But after a few agonizing plane flights, no improvement....
    Having unexpectedly co-founded a cannabis company at age 52 (how’s that for a conversation starter), one of the most frequent questions I’m asked is if cannabis can help with the symptoms of menopause. The answer is yes, it can.But before I start promising a panacea that banishes hot flashes...
    Constantly adjusting and tweaking my longevity-focused health routine based on what we are learning here every day is an on going process. This is what I am doing this month.Longevity supplements. I take 1 gram of Resveratrol every day. It went out of fashion a few years ago,...
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