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Episodes

November 14, 2022

Understanding the Biology of Ageing with Matt Kaeberlein, PhD

Matt is someone who is deeply interested in understanding the biology of aging. Why do we age? What happens to us as we age? What are the things we can do to slow the aging process? How can we delay or prevent the onset of ag...

October 31, 2022

How Sleep Helps Muscles Grow and Recover Faster with Dr Shona Holsen

Sleep is generally divided into two phases, REM (rapid eye movement) and NREM (non-rapid eye movement). While the REM sleep phase is when your body focuses on reenergizing your mind, the NREM phase, and specifically the deep ...

October 18, 2022

Everything you Need to Know About Dopamine with Dr Anna Lembke, MD

Dopamine is the primary brain chemical response that motivates us and makes us feel good. Aside from making us feel moody and tired, low dopamine levels also contribute to many mental health conditions and addiction. This epi...

October 14, 2022

Creatine for Depression, Parkinsons Disease and Menopausal Women

The compelling and robust body of evidence of ergogenic — enhancing physical performance — effects of creatine supplementation (5 g/day) are well-documented. Besides the evidence supporting its efficacy in increasing exercise...

October 12, 2022

The Mind of a CrossFit Champion - Lauren Fisher

At 28 years old, Lauren Fisher has been one of the best known names in CrossFit. Since the NorCal Regionals in 2012, she’s collected a Top 10 finish at the Games (2014), a 1st place finish at the California Regional (2016), a...

October 10, 2022

Nutrition and Eating Disorders with Olympian Molly Seidel

Olympic bronze medalist, Molly Seidel, joins Louisa Nicola today to talk about mental health, running and eating disorders. Molly has been struggling with her mental health—and it’s a struggle that is ongoing. In February, sh...

September 30, 2022

Omega-3 Fatty Acids for Brain Health

Omega-3 fatty acids are essential fatty acids that are required by the human body. There are three main types of omega-3 fatty acids: Alpha-linolenic acid (ALA) Found in flaxseed oil and chia seed oil Eicosapentaenoic acid (E...

September 26, 2022

Optimise Your Gut Health with Dr. Kirten Parekh

There are around 40 trillion bacteria in your body, most of which are found in your gut. Collectively, they are known as your gut microbiome, and they’re incredibly important for overall health. However, certain types of bact...

September 21, 2022

How Resistance Training Impacts Brain Health and Function

During the ageing process, physical capabilities (e.g., muscular strength) and cognitive functions (e.g., memory) gradually decrease. Regarding cognitive functions, substantial functional (e.g., compensatory brain activity) a...

September 12, 2022

Understanding Modafinil and other Smart Drugs. How they enhance mental performance with Dr Jonathan Wisor, PhD

Cognitive enhancing drugs are claimed to improve cognitive functions such as learning and attention. However, little is known presently about the characteristics of off-prescription cognitive enhancing drug users or their per...

August 29, 2022

How to Use Temperature to Improve Athletic Performance with Dr Craig Heller, PhD

Current evidence indicates cold water immersion may be the most effective method of pre-cooling to improve endurance performance in hot conditions, although practicality must be considered. Ice slurry ingestion appears to be ...

August 15, 2022

Understand Your Hormones for Improved Health with Kyle Gillette, MD

Hormones are like a symphony, with each one acting as a specialized instrument to keep our bodies in tune. But as we age, those instruments start to get a little rusty. Small changes over time create a variety of imbalances, ...

August 01, 2022

Eat and Sleep Smarter with Shawn Stevenson

Shawn Stevenson, host of The Model Health Show and author of Sleep Smarter, joins Louisa to discuss sleep, health, diet and exercise. In this episode we discuss: What is the brain made of? Best nutrients for brain health Mag...

July 12, 2022

Stress Proof Your Brain - Dr Mithu Storoni MD, PhD

The brain is a fascinating and complex organ. It’s the primary control center for our whole body, and it can be affected by stress in many different ways. Stress itself is an important part of life – it helps us prepare for d...

July 07, 2022

Strength Training & Nutritional Differences Between Men & Women with Dr Stacy Sims

Stacy Sims, MSC, PHD, is a forward-thinking international exercise physiologist and nutrition scientist who aims to revolutionise exercise nutrition and performance for women. She has directed research programs at Stanford, A...

June 14, 2022

Skeletal Muscle & Fat Loss for Longevity with Layne Norton, PhD

Layne Norton, Ph. D., is a scientist, pro natural bodybuilder, raw elite powerlifter, and physique coach , among other things. He received his BS in Biochemistry, and his PhD in Nutritional Sciences. He is a current IPF and U...

June 13, 2022

Skeletal Muscle & Fat Loss for Longevity with Layne Norton, PhD

Layne Norton, Ph. D., is a scientist, pro natural bodybuilder, raw elite powerlifter, and physique coach , among other things. He received his BS in Biochemistry, and his PhD in Nutritional Sciences. He is a current IPF and U...

May 31, 2022

Your DNA is not your only story. Genomics based Medicine with Wild Health

In most cases, your genes have less than five per cent to do with your risk of developing a particular disease, in fact the vast majority of diseases, including many cancers, diabetes, and Alzheimer's disease, have a genetic ...

May 26, 2022

Maximize The Benefits Of Sauna & Cold Thermogenesis for Emotional Health, Mental Performance and Longevity

Robbie Bent is the CEO and Co-Founder of Othership, a platform for breathwork, connection, and mental wellness. This is a part II to our series with Robbie Bent. Be sure to check out the first episode which is linked below. T...

May 24, 2022

Sixth Brain Cancer Death Among Ex-Phillies players - What is a Glioblastoma?

The deaths of six former Philadelphia Phillies players from brain cancer since 2003 have sparked concerns over the playing surface and radar guns at the team's former stadium - and now one doctor is calling for an investigati...

May 23, 2022

WHOOP Masterclass with VP of Performance Kristen Holmes

I have been dying to do this podcast, it’s been quite a long time coming. As many of you know I have been wearing a WHOOP strap for many years to track and measure my performance. This strap is pretty much a self-quantificati...

May 19, 2022

Improve Cognitive Performance and Protect Your Brain From Disease with Dr Tommy Wood, MD, PhD

This episode is all about cognitive function and brain performance. If you haven't listened to part I and part II with Tommy, you can find them below. Part I Part II More than 2 billion people worldwide suffer from brain-bas...

May 16, 2022

The Ketone Fulled Brain - How Ketones Enhance Sleep, Brain Performance, Athletic Performance and More | HVMN

Today I interview Michael Brandt- CEO and founder of HVMN- Health via modern nutrition and the research lead for his company- Dr Latt Mansor. Together, these two gentlemen are on a mission to solve many dysfuntions in the bod...

April 26, 2022

What is True Sleep Optimisation? Dr Tommy Wood

Imagine if you could wake up everyday feeling completely rejuvenated, like you’ve squeezed every last beneficial drop out of your sleep. How do you think that would affect your life? Would you be happier? Would you get more d...