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Decoding Superhuman is a show for those looking for an elevated human experience through health.Boomer Anderson, Decoding Superhuman’s host, interviews the top thought leaders in the fields of health and performance opti
Latest Episode9/6/2021

James Hewitt: Frameworks, Quantification, and Achieving Sustainable High Performance

Ep. 207
James has dedicated his career to enabling people to perform at their best, through sharing novel data and cutting edge insights. In this episode, James provides a myriad of tactics for taking your productivity to the next level.Who is James Hewitt?James Hewitt is a performance scientist and award-winning communicator. He has dedicated his career to enabling people to perform at their best through sharing novel data, cutting-edge insights, and practical tools, developed in his work with the world’s most demanding and top-performing organizations.Highlights[3:40] From national athlete to performance science[16:30] Issues in the modern workplace[23:05] Tools for improving productivity[31:45] Sleep, stress, and nutrition[37:05] How to identify your best focus time[42:01] When should you exercise?[48:10] The importance of an evening routine[57:20] Balance as a useless tool for high performersResourcesDr. Aki HintsaThe 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen CoveyThe Pareto Principle or the 80/20 ratio ruleBiological Rhythms by Dover PubnsThinking Fast and Slow by Daniel KahnemanAntifragile by Nassim Nicholas TalebSponsorsB StrongI’ve been fascinated by blood flow restriction training for a very long time. B Strong made great innovations on this technology.I use it almost every day: high reps, low number of sets, a few exercises. In 20 minutes, I have a fantastic workout that is triggering an anabolic response.If you want to get your B Strong blood flow restriction device, head on over to https://bstrong.training/ and use the code BOOMER, and you’re going to get yourself 10% off.VielightVielight combines science and engineering ingenuity to develop unique devices that deliver photons to the brain and inner systems. Their mission is to create photobiomodulation devices that are safe and effective – to help improve one’s quality of life.The Neuro Alpha is a staple in my stress resilience and sleep improvement routine. I get better sleep, better focus, and less anxiety around public speaking. And… increased ability to drop into flow.Go to http://vielight.com/ and use the coupon code BOOMER to get 10% off on your purchase.Continue Your High Performance Journey with James HewittWebsite https://jameshewittperformance.com/Twitter: https://twitter.com/jamesphewittInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/jamesphewitt/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/jameshewitt.net/DisclaimerThis information is being provided to you for educational and informational purposes only. This is being provided as a self-help tool to help you understand your genetics, biodata and other information to enhance your performance. It is not medical or psychological advice. Virtuosity LLC, or Decoding Superhuman, is not a doctor. Virtuosity LLC is not treating, preventing, healing, or diagnosing disease. This information is to be used at your own risk based on your own judgment. For the full Disclaimer, please go to (Decodingsuperhuman.com/disclaimer).
9/6/2021

James Hewitt: Frameworks, Quantification, and Achieving Sustainable High Performance

Ep. 207
James has dedicated his career to enabling people to perform at their best, through sharing novel data and cutting edge insights. In this episode, James provides a myriad of tactics for taking your productivity to the next level.Who is James Hewitt?James Hewitt is a performance scientist and award-winning communicator. He has dedicated his career to enabling people to perform at their best through sharing novel data, cutting-edge insights, and practical tools, developed in his work with the world’s most demanding and top-performing organizations.Highlights[3:40] From national athlete to performance science[16:30] Issues in the modern workplace[23:05] Tools for improving productivity[31:45] Sleep, stress, and nutrition[37:05] How to identify your best focus time[42:01] When should you exercise?[48:10] The importance of an evening routine[57:20] Balance as a useless tool for high performersResourcesDr. Aki HintsaThe 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen CoveyThe Pareto Principle or the 80/20 ratio ruleBiological Rhythms by Dover PubnsThinking Fast and Slow by Daniel KahnemanAntifragile by Nassim Nicholas TalebSponsorsB StrongI’ve been fascinated by blood flow restriction training for a very long time. B Strong made great innovations on this technology.I use it almost every day: high reps, low number of sets, a few exercises. In 20 minutes, I have a fantastic workout that is triggering an anabolic response.If you want to get your B Strong blood flow restriction device, head on over to https://bstrong.training/ and use the code BOOMER, and you’re going to get yourself 10% off.VielightVielight combines science and engineering ingenuity to develop unique devices that deliver photons to the brain and inner systems. Their mission is to create photobiomodulation devices that are safe and effective – to help improve one’s quality of life.The Neuro Alpha is a staple in my stress resilience and sleep improvement routine. I get better sleep, better focus, and less anxiety around public speaking. And… increased ability to drop into flow.Go to http://vielight.com/ and use the coupon code BOOMER to get 10% off on your purchase.Continue Your High Performance Journey with James HewittWebsite https://jameshewittperformance.com/Twitter: https://twitter.com/jamesphewittInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/jamesphewitt/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/jameshewitt.net/DisclaimerThis information is being provided to you for educational and informational purposes only. This is being provided as a self-help tool to help you understand your genetics, biodata and other information to enhance your performance. It is not medical or psychological advice. Virtuosity LLC, or Decoding Superhuman, is not a doctor. Virtuosity LLC is not treating, preventing, healing, or diagnosing disease. This information is to be used at your own risk based on your own judgment. For the full Disclaimer, please go to (Decodingsuperhuman.com/disclaimer).
8/30/2021

Nikolina Lauc: Are Glycans the Future of Biological Age Testing?

Ep. 206
Are Glycans the future of Biological Age Testing? Nina Lauc, the cofounder of GlycanAge, joins the podcast for a round 2 on Glycans. We delve into the utility of biological age testing, what affects glycans, and how we can use glycans to help predict our future healthWho is Nikolina Lauc?Nikolina is a successful entrepreneur and co-founder of several startups in the field of SaaS, travel, and property, scaling them from one customer to a couple million in revenue. She has extended experience in optimizing resources, managing small teams in fast-growth environments, and building consumer products and services that focus on retention. Nina is leading GlycanAge in its development from a biomarker in research studies to a consumer product.Highlights[4:50] What are Glycans?[6:30] How accurate are glycan tests?[10:21] Lifestyle modification and the impact on glycans[22:20] Using biological age as a benchmark[24:40] Safe estrogen levels[32:35] Using glycans to predict autoimmune conditions[42:15] My GlycanAge test results[47:41] The future of GlycanAgeResourcesPodcast episode with Dr. Gordan LaucThe First Cell by Azra RazaLet. It. Go. by Karen EhmanThe 4-hour workweek by Tim FerrisSponsorsVielightVielight combines science and engineering ingenuity to develop unique devices that deliver photons to the brain and inner systems. Their mission is to create photobiomodulation devices that are safe and effective – to help improve one’s quality of life.The Neuro Alpha is a staple in my stress resilience and sleep improvement routine. I get better sleep, better focus, and less anxiety around public speaking. And… increased ability to drop into flow.Go to http://vielight.com/ and use the coupon code BOOMER to get 10% off on your purchase.SomavedicSomavedic is a functional and broadly accessible frequency therapy device harmonizing the negative effects of EMF on our bodies by leveraging the principle of controlled release of energy from minerals, combining an Eastern medicine approach with frequency therapy technology.That may sound a little out there, but there’s been a lot of research validating the properties of minerals and the effect of their specific vibrations on the ambient environment and the human body — not to mention the thousands of years that humans have used crystals for a variety of purposes.If you want to try it out yourself, you can get 10% off using the promo code BOOMER at https://somavedic.com/Continue Your High Performance Journey with Nina LaucWebsite https://glycanage.com/LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/nikolinalauc/?originalSubdomain=ukTwitter https://twitter.com/entreprylexiaInstagram https://www.instagram.com/nikolinalauc/DisclaimerThis information is being provided to you for educational and informational purposes only. This is being provided as a self-help tool to help you understand your genetics, biodata and other information to enhance your performance. It is not medical or psychological advice. Virtuosity LLC, or Decoding Superhuman, is not a doctor. Virtuosity LLC is not treating, preventing, healing, or diagnosing disease. This information is to be used at your own risk based on your own judgment. For the full Disclaimer, please go to (Decodingsuperhuman.com/disclaimer).
8/23/2021

Elliot Roe: The Performance Secret Behind Poker Champions

Ep. 205
The world's leading Hypnotherapist for High Performers, Elliot Roe joins the to talk about hypnotherapy as a solution for anxiety and trauma throughout life. Elliot shares his experiences with his own fear of flying, healing childhood trauma, and supporting World Series of Poker Champions.Who is Elliot Roe?Elliot Roe is a leading expert in Mindset Optimization for High Performers and is the world’s #1 Mindset Coach for poker players. In just the last 3 years his poker clients have won over $50,000,000 and nearly every major tournament title, including the World Series of Poker Main Event. His clientele also includes Olympic medalists, UFC Champions, Hollywood Actors, Business executives and wall street traders. His unique mindset coaching system leverages the power of hypnotherapy to eliminate fears and breakthrough mental roadblocks allowing you to operate in a state of peak performance every day.Highlights[3:30] What is hypnotherapy?[10:30] What happens in a Hypnotherapy session?[15:11] Core memories and formation of the ego[22:12] How efficient is hypnotherapy?[26:15] Coaching World Series of Poker Champion[31:02] My experience with the Primed Mind App[33:25] Does hypnotherapy have a role in business?[37:40] Early child work and Timeline TherapyResourcesPrimed Mind AppPoker Mind CoachFedor HolzThe Mindset Advantage Poker PodcastThe Primed Mind PodcastThe Art of Learning by Josh WaitzkinMindset by Carol DweckSponsorsBluBloxWhat brands of blue light blockers do I use? BluBlox is my go to. Blue light blocking is in vogue. If you get any amount of blue light in your glasses, no matter if it’s 3%, 10%, it disrupts melatonin production. So BluBlox created blue light blockers that hold up to the highest standards. And in fact, you can see he’s tested it versus other brands and that they always come out on top.Quality matters.If you head over to https://www.blublox.com/ and plug in the code “DS15”, you’re going to get 15% off your order.Ketone AIDI trained for the Brussels Marathon in 8 weeks. If that wasn’t hard enough, I fueled my race in a different way than is traditionally thought: exogenous ketones. I only consumed Ketone Esters on race day. Which ester? Ketone Aid. Head over to https://ketoneaid.com/ and use the code “DecodingSuperhuman” for a nice little discount.Continue Your High Performance Journey with Elliot RoeWebsite: https://elliotroe.com/Twitter: https://twitter.com/elliotroe1Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/elliotroe/LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/elliotroe/DisclaimerThis information is being provided to you for educational and informational purposes only. This is being provided as a self-help tool to help you understand your genetics, biodata and other information to enhance your performance. It is not medical or psychological advice. Virtuosity LLC, or Decoding Superhuman, is not a doctor. Virtuosity LLC is not treating, preventing, healing, or diagnosing disease. This information is to be used at your own risk based on your own judgment. For the full Disclaimer, please go to (Decodingsuperhuman.com/disclaimer).
8/17/2021

Decoding the Potential, Utility and Misinformation in Epigenetics with Dr. Lucia Aronica

Ep. 204
A complete breakdown of epigenetics and biological age with Dr. Lucia Aronica, the lecturer at the Stanford Prevention Research Center. Dr. Aronica shares her comprehensive knowledge on genetic testing and the utility of it, and why a lot of those genetics tests out there aren't worth it.Who is Dr. Lucia Aronica?Dr. Lucia Aronica, Ph.D., is Lecturer at the Stanford Prevention and Research Center, Genomics Lead at Metagenics Inc., and editor of the peer-reviewed journal Life by MDPI. Her research investigates how diet, genetics, and epigenetics interact with each other to impact our health and longevity, and how to use this information to design personalized lifestyle interventions.She is an acclaimed speaker and serves as an advisor for companies active in the personal genomics and precision health field. Dr. Aronica received her PhD from the University of Vienna and has research experience from the University of Oxford, University of Southern California, and University Federico II of Naples. She has published research papers in top-ranked peer-reviewed journals such as Cell, Genes and Development, and the EMBO Journal.Highlights[3:20] An overview of epigenetics[5:03] What is methylation?[9:15] Diet influence on epigenetics[18:55] Do people actually benefit from high carb diets?[31:40] Is a genetics test useful?[36:20] The truth behind biological age testsResourcesGood Calories, Bad Calories by Gary TaubesEpigenetics, Second EditionThe Easy Low-Carb CookbookYounger in 8 weeks | Interview with Dr. Kara FitzgeraldHorwath’s Biological Age ClockSponsorsB StrongI’ve been fascinated by blood flow restriction training for a very long time. B Strong made great innovations on this technology.I use it almost every day: high reps, low number of sets, a few exercises. In 20 minutes, I have a fantastic workout that is triggering an anabolic response.If you want to get your B Strong blood flow restriction device, head on over to https://bstrong.training/ and use the code BOOMER, and you’re going to get yourself 10% off.KÄÄPÄ Health:KAPPA Health produces some of the best mushrooms on this planet, which can be applied in your supplement regimen every single day. I encourage everyone to try Mai Take, Shitake, Turkeytail, or cordyceps which I mix with cacao every morning to get me fired up fast. The co-founder of KÄÄPÄ Health, Eric Puro came on this show and talked about the medicinal and performance benefits of mushrooms and how these fungi help both improve the health of humans and ecosystems.If you want to give these mushrooms a try, head over to kaapahealth.com and use the code BOOMER for a 10% discount on your order.Continue Your High Performance Journey with Dr. Lucia AronicaWebsite: https://draronica.com/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DrLuciaAronicaTwitter: https://twitter.com/luciaaronicaInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/drluciaaronica/LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/luciaaronica/YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXFaVKe8JxWyZviKqtiT9lQDisclaimerThis information is being provided to you for educational and informational purposes only. This is being provided as a self-help tool to help you understand your genetics, biodata and other information to enhance your performance. It is not medical or psychological advice. Virtuosity LLC, or Decoding Superhuman, is not a doctor. Virtuosity LLC is not treating, preventing, healing, or diagnosing disease. This information is to be used at your own risk based on your own judgment. For the full Disclaimer, please go to (Decodingsuperhuman.com/disclaimer).
7/27/2021

Predicting The Future: What Can You Learn from Testing Glycans? with Gordan Lauc

Ep. 203
Dr. Gordon Lauc is the world’s leading glycan researcher. In this podcast, Boomer sits down with Dr. Lauc to understand the function of glycans, how glycan testing is currently being used, why glycans are not mainstream and how they may serve as an indicator of future incidences. Are glycans the future of predictive testing? Check it out in this episode. Who is Gordan Lauc?Dr Gordan Lauc is Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the University of Zagreb Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry and founder and CEO of Genos Ltd. He graduated molecular biology at the University of Zagreb Faculty of Science in 1992, and obtained PhD in Biochemistry and the University of Zagreb in 1995. He got his postdoctoral training at the Institute for Medical Physics and Biophysics in Münster and Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore.Since 1993 he is employed at the Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry in Zagreb. Between 1998 and 2010 he was also part-time employed at the University of Osijek School of Medicine where he founded DNA laboratory for the identification of war victims and also served as Vice-Dean for Science between 2001 and 2005. Dr Lauc is author of over 100 research papers published in international journals and six international patents. He was invited to lecture at numerous international conferences, elected for visiting professor at the Johns Hopkins University and in 2011 also inducted in the prestigious Johns Hopkins Society of Scholars. If 2012 he was appointed Honorary Professor at the University of Edinburgh and Adjunct Professor at the Edith Cowan University in Perth.He chaired a number of conferences, including the “European Science Foundation Exploratory Workshop on Glycoscience” which resulted in the creation of the “European Glycoscience Forum”. Professor Lauc was a chairman of the committee that prepared Croatian National Action plan for the increased investment in research in development (2007), and was a member of the National Science Council between 2009 and 2013 and also and President of the National Council for Natural Sciences.He is a President-elect of the International Glycoscience Organization and member of the Steering Committee of the European Glycoscience Forum.Highlights[4:11] What are glycans?[8:01] Glycans in proteomics and genomics[10:40] What do glycans do in our bodies?[17:30] Genomes, epigenomes and metabolism[20:00] How fast do glycans shift?[23:02] Can glycans predict your health future? [30:12] Predicting risk of cardiovascular disease[36:00] Using glycans to halt or reverse health conditions[38:30] Lifestyle modifications to improve your glycansResourcesLongevity Episode with Dr. Aubrey De Gray https://www.decodingsuperhuman.com/episode/aubreyGlycanAge - https://glycanage.com/SponsorsTroscriptionsOne of my favorite tools for cognitive enhancement, especially after long plan rides, is Blue Cannatine. The delivery mechanism is unique (buccle troche). It is especially effective for me on improving short-term memory, focus, and verbal fluency.It’s the closest thing that I found to NZT and I think you guys should try it out. Get yours at https://troscriptions.com/ and use code BOOMER for 10% off.Full disclosure: I am involved with the company (I like the product that much).GlycanAgeI'm fascinated with Biological Age. Our guest today dives deep into glycans and their potential role in biological age. GlycanAge uses glycans as a predictive measure to determine your biological age.If you want to try out GlycanAge for yourself, or perhaps for your clients, you can go to https://glycanage.com/ and just order a test.Self-knowledge inspires change - it’s time you take control of your health.Continue Your High Performance JourneyWebsite https://glycanage.com/Twitter https://twitter.com/gordanlaucLinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/gordanlauc/?originalSubdomain=hrDisclaimerThis information is being provided to you for educational and informational purposes only. This is being provided as a self-help tool to help you understand your genetics, biodata and other information to enhance your performance. It is not medical or psychological advice. Virtuosity LLC, or Decoding Superhuman, is not a doctor. Virtuosity LLC is not treating, preventing, healing, or diagnosing disease. This information is to be used at your own risk based on your own judgment. For the full Disclaimer, please go to (Decodingsuperhuman.com/disclaimer).
7/19/2021

Water: Everything You Needed and Never Wanted to Know with Robert Slovak

Ep. 202
World leading water researcher Robert Slovak joins me on the show to talk about the things you have to know about the water we all drink.Who is Robert Slovak?Robert Slovak devoted himself to the science of water after life-altering experiences. He took his astronautical and mechanical engineering degrees and decided to pursue the research of reverse osmosis with his brother Jack. The dynamic duo were considered the early developers of Reverse Osmosis technology.Robert is best known for co-founding Water Factory Systems in the early 1970’s. He and his brother were among the early developers of Reverse Osmosis (RO) technology and its many applications.Their successful innovations encompassed home and office RO drinking water systems, bottled water production, laboratory purification, hemodialysis, seawater desalination, microchip production, bottled water production, water vending, spot-free vehicle washing and more.Highlights[5:30] Common concerns around tap water[20:50] Potential tools to solve water purity problems[25:20] What is water distillation?[28:00] What is reverse osmosis?[32:45] Do we need to add minerals back to processed water?[42:53] Deuterium depleted water[1:03:10] Benefits of deuterium depletionResourcesEPA drinking water reportThe Phoenix Protocol by August DunningHabitat Crisis | Dr. August DunningDeuterium Depletion Summit 2021Drink LitewaterDr Laszlo Boros on Deuterium Depletion for Optimal HealthSponsorsAquaTruAquaTru is the first and only countertop reverse osmosis water purifier certified to NSF standards to remove 82 contaminants, including Lead, Chromium-6, Chlorine, Fluoride, PFAs, Nitrates and more. AquaTru creates purified, great-tasting water from your tap—no plumbing or installation required. I recently got one for my parents, and they enjoy it quite a bit.If you want to get yours, you can head on over to https://waterandwellness.com/collections/all and use code Boomer for 10% off.VielightVielight combines science and engineering ingenuity to develop unique devices that deliver photons to the brain and inner systems. Their mission is to create photobiomodulation devices that are safe and effective – to help improve one’s quality of life.The Neuro Alpha is a staple in my stress resilience and sleep improvement routine. I get better sleep, better focus, and less anxiety around public speaking. And… increased ability to drop into flow.Go to vielight.com and use the coupon code BOOMER to get 10% off on your purchase.DisclaimerThis information is being provided to you for educational and informational purposes only.
4/13/2021

From Building to Biochemistry: Solving World Problems and Ozone with Ian Mitchell

Ep. 201
Ian Mitchell is one smart dude. I'm happy to call him a friend. This podcast covers a wide range of topics from the use of Carbon 60 (C60) in hair loss to Ozone for gut health. Ian is constantly innovating, inventing, and drawing on a lattice of knowledge. Who is Ian Mitchell?Ian is a leading researcher of Carbon60 and holds many new patents in the space. He is working towards bringing quantum medicine into the forefront and using nanoparticles and many other modalities to enhance peoples’ and pet's lifespans and more importantly health spans.Ian has founded Biocharged, a company that was inspired by Nikola Tesla, the original expert in ozone, and is committed to packing as much ozone into a pill.Highlights[5:20] Life as a jazz musician and builder[22:40] Solving complex problems[30:07] Nikola Tesla and Ozone[38:25] How Ian arrived at Ozone for his latest company[46:21] The Numerous Benefits of Ozone TherapyResourcesIan Mitchell with Dave AspreyWalter Russell elemental chartNikola Tesla’s Ozone GeneratorPower VS Force by David HawkinsThe Razor's Edge by W. Somerset MaughamSponsorsBlue CannatineOne of my favorite tools for cognitive enhancement, especially after long plan rides, is Blue Cannatine. The delivery mechanism is unique (buccle troche). It is especially effective for me on improving short-term memory, focus, and verbal fluency.It’s the closest thing that I found to NZT and I think you guys should try it out. Get yours at troscriptions.com and don’t forget to plug in the code BOOMER for 10% OFF your order.Full disclosure: I am involved with the company (I like the product that much).BiochargedCharged Ozonated Oil supports your body on a cellular level by introducing ozonides which cause a hormetic response to supercharge your body’s mitochondria at a fast rate. Head over to https://biocharged.co/ and check out their product Biocharged Resistor. They have it available on subscription, one-time purchases, and I think it's worth trying, especially if you have gut health or immune system issues. With the Resistor, you get all of the effects of ozone therapy without really having to go to your local center.Continue Your High Performance Journey with Ian MitchellWebsiteInstagramDisclaimerThis information is being provided to you for educational and informational purposes only. This is being provided as a self-help tool to help you understand your genetics, biodata and other information to enhance your performance. It is not medical or psychological advice. Virtuosity LLC, or Decoding Superhuman, is not a doctor. Virtuosity LLC is not treating, preventing, healing, or diagnosing disease. This information is to be used at your own risk based on your own judgment. For the full Disclaimer, please go to (Decodingsuperhuman.com/disclaimer).