A 1989 speed hack by cycling legend Greg Lemond changed the sport forever. Now, aerobars are ubiquitous in cycling, both professionally and casually. But before you make the switch, consider your riding needs and how much pain you can endure on the bike.
Vegan replacement meats have been a huge trend in recent months. The question is, are these products (such as the popular Beyond Burger) healthier than their real meat counterparts? Let's look at the actual ingredients. In addition, I discuss the considerations of sunscreen (hello summer!) and the rise of the "sober curious".
After winning multiple cycling championships alongside Lance Armstrong, Dylan Casey switched career paths and began working up the tech chain. From joining Google when they only had a few hundred employees to becoming a Senior Director of Consumer Platforms at Yahoo, Dylan not only built himself a storied career, but a varied one. In this podcast, host Geoffrey Woo explores Dylan’s mindset as we go through his journey.
Dr. Ethan Weiss, a UCSF cardiologist & the founder of Keyto, discusses the ketogenic diet as a viable option for improving metabolic and cardiovascular health, what sets apart Keyto’s breath meter from other ketone meters, the consideration of tracking ketones via acetone, and best practices to drive positive behavioral change.
Petteri Lahtela, the CEO of Oura Ring, joins us this week to share the cutting-edge technology behind the ring and its implications beyond sleep. Is one finger really a better sensor point than the entire wrist (ala Apple Watch)? What else can heart rate variability tell us about the performance and state of our bodies? How can we use information from multiple biosignals to optimize sleep? We discuss and ponder over it all in this hour-long episode.
With claims like fat loss, enhanced cognition, clear skin, even increased testosterone production...is red light therapy too good to be true? Let's discuss with Scott Nelson, co-founder of Joovv.
When thinking about the ‘art and science’ of communication, you might need to lean even more towards the art when communicating science - to try and bridge the gap between research and public understanding. With the inescapable rise of social media and scientists who are taking to Twitter to share their findings and thoughts, science communication has changed a lot in the last few years. It will surely continue to evolve.
Can electrifying your brain make you learn faster and improve performance? We explore the potential of transcranial direct stimulation with Dr. Daniel Chao, the CEO of Halo Neuroscience.
Pandora's box was opened when Dr. He Jiankui created the world's first gene-edited babies. Let's discuss this controversial scientific milestone in an unfiltered episode of the HVMN Podcast.
Approaching knowledge work as an endurance sport for your mind, the challenges of research studies on cognition and how to interpret cognitive performance data, and the impact of technology on learning and attention span.
Diving into the "mother of all biomarkers". Jason Moore, CEO of EliteHRV, joins the podcast to discuss the basics and nuances of HRV and how it ties into optimal performance and health.
Hydration. There’s more to it than just drinking water. Like everything in the human system, there’s nuance, meaning there’s room to optimize according to your own biology, needs, and goals. Let's discuss with Andy Blow, CEO of Precision Hydration.
Jason Calacanis, an esteemed angel investor for multiple unicorn companies, such as Uber and Robinhood, joins the HVMN Podcast to talk about his plans to become the greatest investor in Silicon Valley, the impact of social media and identity politics on conversation and discourse, and techniques for developing a self-aware, self-improving mindset.