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Biohacking, nootropics, and the notion of optimizing one's human performance are on a rapid rise. Nootrobox founders Geoffrey Woo and Michael Brandt are some of the foremost thinkers in this space, and they are here to have intellectual conversations that will make you THINK every Monday.


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Apr 29, 2019

Dr. Brad Schoenfeld is a natural bodybuilder turned researcher whose work focuses on the mechanisms of muscle hypertrophy. Simply put...muscle growth!

Unlike most of our other guests, he’s more cautious on the applications of the ketogenic diet and intermittent fasting, which we wholeheartedly welcomed. This is an...

Apr 23, 2019

Michael Brandt, who co-founded HVMN along with our main host Geoffrey Woo, just came back from running the 2019 Boston Marathon. Especially with Boston being Michael’s second ever marathon, everyone on the HVMN team was impressed & extremely happy to hear of his 2:48 finish time. A sub 3-hour marathon is not an easy...

Apr 18, 2019

mTor…mechanistic target of rapamycin. What is it?

We reference mTor frequently on our podcast, particularly when we discuss fasting or keto and their potential for extending health & lifespan.

mTor is a pathway that helps controls cell growth. In the most simplest terms: When you have high mTor activation, you...

Apr 15, 2019

Wait...hasn't ketones been shown to reduce inflammation in prior studies?

When a new study researched the effects ketones have on inflammation, the results were opposite to what everyone expected...including the researchers themselves.

The paper was published in the Journal of Molecular Nutrition and Food Research, and...

Apr 8, 2019

Metabolic syndrome. It’s a term we throw out all the time on this podcast. It’s about time we have an episode to specifically define metabolic syndrome, why we should care, and what we can do about it.

To help do this, we have none other than Ivor Cummins, aka The Fat Emperor, on the podcast today. Cut from a...