The Human Upgrade with Dave Asprey—formerly Bulletproof Radio

The Human Upgrade with Dave Asprey—formerly Bulletproof Radio

For a decade, Dave Asprey, “the father of biohacking,” elevated what you knew about the capabilities of your mind and body across a thousand episodes of Bulletproof Radio. Now, he’s evolving it even further in his plan to upgrade humanity. You’re invited to expand your knowledge, explore your own performance and embrace possibility with The Human Upgrade™. You’ll meet bright thinkers and radical doers who push the boundaries of science, technology, personal development, and human performance in every way imaginable. You’ll learn from experts around the world who elevate what it means to be human. Every guest you listen to, every topic you learn about, every new idea you discover on this podcast moves you forward. Join The Human Upgrade™ with Dave Asprey on this next evolution to upgrade your mind, body and life.

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August 12, 2022 67 min

IN THIS EPISODE OF THE HUMAN UPGRADE...

… you’ll find out how your imagined future directs your behavior right now, rather than your past. You’ll learn how to manage threats to your future self, recognize truths about your future self, and how to take steps to be your future self. You’ll also gain strategies you can start using today for creating and becoming exactly who you want to be in the present moment.

Benjamin Hardy, Ph.D., i...

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…a legacy upgrade conversation with Byron Katie will have you digging deep into the work of fine-tuning your mindset. Her keystone practice, The Work, allows you to access the wisdom you already hold inside you. She explains it as a process to “clear the mind.”

You’ll ask yourself four questions and apply them to a specific problem you’re facing. Going through these steps gives you perspective...

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... you’re going to find out how to cook differently using an innovative kitchen appliance, Brava, that’s got some cool features that will get you excited about making your meals at home—always a good idea!

First—what Brava is not. The Brava countertop cooking oven isn’t a microwave, isn’t a toaster oven, and isn’t a convection oven.

Instead, it’s a device that cooks with light. Six lamps deliv...

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… you’ll learn how whole body vibration works and the many ways it benefits your physiology. It’s the nexus between energy and life, says Tony Molina, a performance optimization expert.

This biohack helps you burn more calories,” he says. “It helps you increase strength and reaction time. You can improve skin and circulation, bone density, pain relief, hormonal changes, posture and balance. I...

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…you’ll learn about the critical role metabolism plays in your body’s energy and performance. Important new science findings about human metabolic health shows how you can change your metabolism. To help you make these changes, this episode gives you practical tips and tools for measuring your metabolism and ways to manage it effectively.

Guest Michal Mor, Ph.D., co-founded Lumen with her twin...

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July 30, 2022 12 min

In this Episode of The Human Upgrade™...​

Cool Facts are quick hits of new human and world science curated into short bursts of information just for you. This fun compilation publishes one Friday a month.

  • Tattoos can help monitor your blood pressure 
  • Device that protects against head injuries 
  • Upgrading your avocado toast
  • Ways to manage the harmful aging-inflammation duo 
  • Pee recycling does the soil good

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    IN THIS EPISODE OF THE HUMAN UPGRADE...

     … you’ll find out why aging and stress are the major contributors to neurodegenerative diseases in your lifetime, what you can do to stave off the effects, and how you can kickstart your brain into functioning at a way higher level.

    You’ll also learn about:

  • BDNF (Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor) and ways to increase it
  • Options for how you can support your brain’s neurogenesis
  • How certain mushr...
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    …two psychiatric research pioneers open up about the benefits people experience from psychedelic treatments. From mental health conditions to crucial social connections, there’s a dose and approach that can work for you and with your own brain chemistry.

    Psychiatrist and psychotherapist Dr. Phil Wolfson, creator of Ketamine Assisted Psychotherapy, leads patients through psychedelic psychothera...

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    …Dave’s travels take him to Amsterdam where he talks with psychic psychologist Joy Martina about intuition, hypnosis and joyful learning. Here’s some of the “how-to’s” you’ll learn about in this episode:

  • How to find the right hypnotist for you
  • How to identify three common misperceptions about hypnosis
  • How to tap into your own intuition and tune into your own wisdom
  • How to recognize your body’s ki...
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    … Swedish journalist Johan Anderberg joins the show to talk about how he captured a rare moment in his country’s history during the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic in 2020.

    His book, The Herd: How Sweden Chose Its Own Path Through the Worst Pandemic in 100 Years,” explains this unique time. In it, he gives a fly-on-the-wall account of the herd-immunity strategy that Sweden adopted during the firs...

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     … Dave talks with George Hanna about how to get better deep sleep.

    George says he’s been a health and fitness buff for most of his life. Now in his early 60’s, he’s adopted much of the biohacking lifestyle, including sleep hacks. Yet, deep sleep continues to elude him. He and Dave get into factors that could be messing with his circadian rhythm, like temperature, light, overtraining, heart r...

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    …anesthetist and researcher, Mark Harper, M.D., Ph.D., shares how the power of cold-water practices can treat depression, anxiety, PTSD, arthritis, migraines and other health conditions you may be experiencing.

    Despite all the attention cold water swimming and immersion has gotten in recent years—thank you, Wim Hof—the scientific community hasn’t taken it very seriously. That’s changing now. D...

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     …two of the most adventurous people on the planet share what they’ve uncovered, faced and learned through exploration of the planet’s deepest waters. From discovering the Titanic to cave diving in places untouched by any other human, Bob Ballard and Jill Heinerth took risks, dove into fear, and came up for air with tremendous new knowledge. Combined, they’ve spent over nine decades searching...

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    …a legacy upgrade conversation with Paul Chek delivers the goods on how to improve your physical, emotional and mental performance. He lays out what it takes to get into your optimal state—including a higher state of consciousness. 

    For more than 30 years, he’s used a unique, integrated approach to treatment and education. Paul gets back to basics and formulates practical systems that work to ...

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    …two spiritual masters continue discovering new layers of and models for human experience. This combined episode covers aspects of consciousness, conscious agents, biodynamics, emotional body energy, the Enneagram, homeopathy and much more.

    Deepak ChopraM.D., FACP, is a world-renowned pioneer in integrative medicine and personal transformation. TIME magazine described him as “one of the top ...

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    IN THIS EPISODE OF THE HUMAN UPGRADE...

    ...you'll learn some surprising lessons sorrow and longing can teach you about creativity, connection and love. You’ll find out why longing isn’t passive—as most people think—but actually “momentum in disguise.”

    Author Susan Cain combines research, the stories of others, and memoir to explain how sadness can be your superpower. “Bittersweetness is the hidden source of our moon shots, maste...

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    June 24, 2022 10 min

    In this Episode of The Human Upgrade™...​

    Cool Facts are quick hits of new human and world science curated into short bursts of information just for you. This fun compilation publishes one Friday a month.

     

  • How a gene interferes with memory linking in the brain.
  • How fearful memories are seared into your brain.
  • How a new device stimulates the vagus nerve to help people learn a new language.
  • How global warming impacts your sleep quality.
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    IN THIS EPISODE OF THE HUMAN UPGRADE...

    …two food experts explain the many ways your food choices influence your body systems—and what you can do differently to improve your gut function, energy and performance. Here’s a look at how essential amino acids and the right proteins can keep inflammation at bay and keep your metabolism humming.

    Teri Cochrane, CN, CCP, went down the research rabbit hole when both her son and daughter (at d...

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    IN THIS EPISODE OF THE HUMAN UPGRADE™...

    …you’ll learn how eating meat benefits human health, including protein specifics and the clear advantages of regen...

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    … Dave talks with Lisa B. about the frustration she’s experiencing with her health conditions. She says she lives a healthy lifestyle and does the “right things” and still struggles with chronic low energy. Her kids often say, “you never feel well, mom.” She agrees but finds it difficult to explain why. 

    Now in her early 50s, she’s had panic attacks and anxiety since childhood and has taken m...

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