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Although the world is becoming mostly sedentary, our bodies still require a wide variety of daily movements in order to work well. Many of us struggle to get regular exercise, but even that can fall short of nourishing the body from head to toe. How can we move more—a lot more—when we have sore, stiff parts and overly busy lifestyles? Join Katy Bowman M.S., biomechanist, author, and movement educator as she combines big-picture lessons on biomechanics, kinesiology, physiology, and natural hu ...
 
Mind Body Peak Performance is the show for folks dedicated to maximizing their overall quality of life. I am your host Nick Urban and I’m bringing you the best minds handpicked from cognitive enhancement, biohacking, fitness, ancestral health, herbal medicine, spirituality, personal development, longevity, supplementation, and meditation. Each episode deconstructs their world-class work into tangible steps for you to look, feel, and perform your best. We’ll leave no stone unturned whether mo ...
 
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Hormones are tiny packets of information that determine the way your look, feel, and perform. Yet the endocrine system is incredibly delicate with serious potential consequences. Bring your hormones back into optimal range with the guidance of experts that use the safe route (peptides). Meet our guest Dr. Jacey Folkers is doctor of chiropractic, fu…
 
The ancient sciences of Ayurveda and Traditional Chinese Medicine focused heavily on prevention. Modern medicine is just starting to catch up with this ancestral knowledge. In this episode, our guest shares insight she’s gleaned from decades of clinical experience. Meet our guest Dr. Chloe Weber is a mama on a mission, looking to empower others to …
 
At the very beginning of this year, Katy wrote an article: Focus Your Movement Resolution. She did that because she thinks a lot of people gravitate toward resolutions at the beginning of the Gregorian calendar year. So, let Katy share with you how to make those resolutions more focused - and therefore more helpful and effective. -- Go to https://w…
 
Resolutions are mostly abandoned within the first weeks of the New Year. How you live your day is how you’ll live your year (and life). Micro-wins become macro-success. This is how I simplify to amplify. Meet our guest Nick Urban is a wellness consultant, functional health coach, and Chek Practitioner. A former collegiate rugby and football athlete…
 
Imagine getting bucked off your motorcycle while heading down the freeway at 65 MPH. Fractured bones, TBI, rampant inflammation, road rash, the prognosis is usually quite bleak. What if instead of following the standard of care, you had the best tools of modern science at your disposal? Is it possible that you’d be up and walking several weeks late…
 
The stats are clear. Our current approach to cardiovascular health is utterly failing. Could we have gotten core fundamentals completely wrong? What if the heart isn’t primarily a pump? Our guest this week discusses a different paradigm. One that better explains our current state and how anyone can optimize cardiovascular health. Meet our guest Dr.…
 
2022 is nearly over and we will soon be moving on to 2023! This means it is time for Katy to do her "annual" end-of-the-year health recap with special guest co-host Dani Hemmat. The two of them reflect together on what they did to MOVE toward a better version of themselves in 2022. And then, they look forward at their goals and plans for 2023. And …
 
The body is far more powerful and efficient than the world's top supercomputers. And yet,most intelligence does not originate from the brain, but rather first is processed in the otherbrains and centers in the body first. Our guest breaks down how you can use these cues andsignals to make better decisions and live optimally. Meet our guest Jeanine …
 
Brooke and Ben check-in and provide a quick update on the year that was, as well as what Brooke is working on and plans for the podcast in 2023. Links Subscribe to The Tortoise for weekly slow-living blog posts and newsletters Love Slow? Support the show! Buy us a coffee and share the love Looking for more? Follow Brooke on Instagram @brookemcalary…
 
The anti-aging/longevity industry changes fast so I brought on Ryan Smith, a biological aging expert, for a second round. In this one, we discuss some of the most promising emerging trends. Meet our guest Ryan Smith attended Transylvania University and graduated with a degree in Biochemistry. After finishing all the educational curriculum and passi…
 
I called myself a “biohacker” for over a decade. Over the last few years, I started feeling uneasy about the term and where the industry is going. From my studies of effective ancient cultures and modern medical systems yielding the greatest results, I coined a new movement I call “bioharmony”. Thank you to our partners Outliyr Peak Performance Sho…
 
Over 5,000 years ago, Ayurvedic medicine discovered a lot about the aging process. Including the processes, systems, and pathways that dazzle modern scientists. These were the original longevity experts. What happens when you combine the best ancient wisdom with powerful modern therapies? Our guest this week is in the unique position to view longev…
 
Clean eating can take time, money, and bore your tastebuds. Luckily, there’s a better way. In this chat with Asher Cowan, we discuss the art of food preparation; easy swaps to make junk food healthy and tasty; the discrepancy between science showing the health benefits of seed oil and the actual results; and some ancestral food tips. Meet our guest…
 
For the next few months, many of us will be gathering with friends and family, sitting cozied up around a fireplace or a TV. And while there is nothing wrong with getting cozy, we already spend a whole lotta time sitting around pretty much the rest of the entire year. So, in this episode, Katy shares tips from an article she wrote all about the way…
 
What’s the best, most effective, safest form of training? The personalized plan tailored to your biology and goals. While generic fitness programs can work, the world’s greatest personal trainers approach transforming your body differently. In this interview, our guest shares often-overlooked facets and principles of physical human performance. Mee…
 
In this continuation of our interview with Amitay, we discuss the best ingredients, trends, diet, and products to optimize your skin health and radiate vitality. Meet our guest Amitay Eshel is an entrepreneur in the biohacking and beauty fields. He has held executive roles in the health, wellness, and beauty industry for over a decade, as well as b…
 
Looking good matters. Those that take care of themselves are not only perceived as more attractive (obviously), but also enjoy additional luxuries, higher status, and more. Did you know that your skin health directly impacts your longevity and even performance? I brought on someone that’s not only well involved in the beauty industry, but is well-s…
 
If you’ve taken an anti-aging product in the last decade, you’ve probably consumed one or more of the following: spermidine, NMN, NR, resveratrol, astaxanthin, quercetin, curcumin, carnosine, and fisetin. But they get quite pricey, and how do you even know if they’re doing what you hope? Our guest this week has the most up-to-date guide, complete w…
 
Interested in longevity and “anti-aging”? Or increasing your quality of life throughout your later years (called healthspan) so that you can make a bigger difference? Advancements are coming fast. This is part one of an exploration into the new science of longevity and optimal living. We discuss the primary tenants of aging and our guest’s approach…
 
You've probably heard of "the quantum", but what does it mean and how can you use it? Most so-called quantum products are little more than flashy marketing. So when I read through LeelaQ's third-party research and talked to real users, I had to have them on the show. Meet our guest Philipp Samor von Holtzendorff-Fehling is a coach, conscious entrep…
 
For the last seven years, every morning I roll over and take one measurement before I get out of bed and start my morning routine. That metric is called heart rate variability (HRV). This one biomarker provides a major window into the current status of your body, mind, and biology. Yet most of us have no idea what to do with our scores. That’s wher…
 
Juicing fruits, vegetables, and produce rides waves of popularity before quietly fading. With more people forgoing plants in favor of animal-based eating, are they even necessary? Today’s episode covers everything you could want to know about juicing, smoothies, and raw produce. Meet our guest Cherie Calbom, M.S. is a leading authority on juicing f…
 
Viruses are the equivalent of a biological flash drive. They’re ubiquitous, countless contained within every breath we take. Where natural trait changes can take generations, viruses alter gene expression to help organisms rapidly adapt to our ever-changing environment. But getting sick sucks. With a little foresight, we can mitigate illness before…
 
You’ve surely heard of vitamin C. The original supplemental antioxidant. But there’s a lot to this molecule. Strap in for part one of this crash course on (cheap) essential supplements, the aging effects of oxidative stress, biological dentistry, and much more. Meet our guest Dr. Thomas E. Levy is a board-certified cardiologist and has written six …
 
If you’ve seen humans with bright blue tongues on social media, you may have unknowingly come across the original and most interesting dye ever synthesized. A potent tool for human metabolic health, with wide-ranging benefits and an outstanding safety profile. Earning it a spot on the United Nations list of most essential medicines. Meet our guest …
 
In this episode, Katy is talking foot pain and minimal shoes with podiatrist Dr. Ray McClanahan. Dr. Ray attended Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine and completed a two-year podiatric, surgical residency training in Portland, Oregon, at Legacy Health Systems and Kaiser Permanente as a Podiatric Physician and Surgeon. We've got all these mov…
 
What’s on your feet right now? If you’re like me, odds are you’ve been duped by clever marketing. The latest crowd-hyped and “cloud boosted” shoe technology isn’t doing your health or performance any favors. In this conversation, we chat with a man that’s converted 750,000+ people to a new way of moving. Meet our guest Steven Sashen is a serial ent…
 
Whatever your health goals, resistance training will likely help. But there’s an issue. Maybe you hate gym culture. Maybe you don’t have time and struggle with consistency. Maybe the expensive monthly membership puts it out of budget. Maybe you injured yourself and loathe the idea of returning. Using state-of-the-art materials and design, Harambe i…
 
Could a drop of water really contain the secrets of the universe? How much difference can there be between water droplets? Ancient mystics believed that water can either heal or create disease, depending on the quality. What does modern scientific evidence show? As unlikely as it seems, the right water technologies continue showing impressive healt…
 
Kids are dynamic learning machines, but they have been placed in an ever-increasing sedentary educational environment. In this episode, Katy shares the small adjustments--to clothing, backpacks, and before and after school time---you can make that will help your kids get the movement they need. -- Go to https://www.nutritiousmovement.com/virtual-st…
 
Hemp (CBD or most cannabis less so), exerts impressive body balancing effects. Over-active bodily systems slow down, and the under-active accelerate. By gently activating the body’s system of self-regulation via hemp, you just feel better. But there’s a huge difference between products. CBD supplements may do more harm than good. The key differenti…
 
Do you have bad eyes? We’ve been fed a multi-billion dollar lie and here’s the good news… you can naturally and dramatically improve your vision. Including those with bad genes. Perhaps even allowing you to ditch typical (and restrictive) treatments like glasses and contacts. Our guest's personal experience and raving group of fans show that it's n…
 
If you have been listening to and following Katy's work for a while now and want to share what you have learned with the ones you love, this is the podcast episode for you. Big picture of movement in a world made for the sedentary can be tricky stuff to distill and explain to others. So this episode is for those folks who may be asking you why you’…
 
Wireless signals are the pinnacle of “confusing health science”. Yet properly designed and controlled studies show clear danger. Why is it that we’re left wondering about the truth? Our guest this week shares the state of knowledge, and most importantly, the easy things you can do today. Meet our guest R Blank is the CEO of Shield Your Body, whose …
 
Optimal health starts by quantifying your current state. Test the right biomarkers and you’ll stay in mitigate issues long before diagnosis and stay in peak health. FDN is a training program that teaches you how to interpret that data and what to look for. When it comes to health, if you don’t test, it’s just a guess. Meet our guest Over 20 years a…
 
Since that first walk in 2017, Ken continues to balance a daytime desk job with his on-foot passion: experiencing, illuminating, and preserving the numerous Black Heritage Trails in the USA so others do not forget the many steps that have been taken. Support Johnston’s current Walk to Freedom project: gofundme.com/f/walk-to-freedom-new-york-to-cana…
 
When you think of hydration, what comes to mind? Walking around with a large Nalgene? Completing the gallon challenge? Running to the bathroom every 30-minutes? Everyone knows to drink water, but we often forget to do it. The new science of hydration suggests a different, more enjoyable, and more effective approach. Meet our guest Dr. Dana Cohen ha…
 
Many of the world’s most successful attribute their success to the people they surround themselves with. Plus, there’s a strong correlation between quality of life and quality of relationships. Build deeper relationships, and live better. This one tool is priceless, effortless, easy, free, and extremely effective. Meet our guest Douglas E. Noll, JD…
 
Katy and a special guest (her husband) outline some furniture-free lifestyle steps to transitioning your body to less supportive sleep surfaces and also how to get more sleeping movements without going mattress-free or pillow-free. -- Go to https://www.nutritiousmovement.com/virtual-studio-membership/ to sign up and save on virtual classes with Kat…
 
Your repeated thoughts turn into beliefs. Repeated beliefs into stories. Stories into words and actions. Ultimately shaping who you become and where your life goes. A little attention to our thoughts, words, and stories can radically change our reality. This process can be quick and has long-lasting benefits. In this episode, Mark England shares ho…
 
Properly used essential oils can powerfully rebalance your body and mind. Just getting a basic understanding is half the battle. Which oils are best, how much should you use, how often, etc. So we distilled everything you should know about essential oils into this one episode. Meet our guest Jodi Cohen is a bestselling author, award-winning journal…
 
The definition of health is tricky but hopefully can agree on many elements of what it looks and feels like. On that note, in this episode, Katy and Pilar talk about why health is becoming more and more elusive and why our society is becoming synonymous with behaviors that lead to those deviations away from our physiological or biological needs tha…
 
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