208 episodes

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 optimization.
This includes deep dives into chronobiology, minimum effective exercise, technology, the future of work, nutrition, productivity, applications of Eastern medicine, neuroscience, data, omics testing and technologies, and tactics to live a healthy and optimized life.
Explore the latest science, technology, and tools to optimize your health and performance whether it be at work or home.
New episodes released every Tuesday.

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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 optimization.
This includes deep dives into chronobiology, minimum effective exercise, technology, the future of work, nutrition, productivity, applications of Eastern medicine, neuroscience, data, omics testing and technologies, and tactics to live a healthy and optimized life.
Explore the latest science, technology, and tools to optimize your health and performance whether it be at work or home.
New episodes released every Tuesday.

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    Richard Aceves: Movement Ayahuasca

    Richard Aceves: Movement Ayahuasca

    Richard Aceves (@rarebarracuda) is a pioneer and innovator in the world of movement. Richard is a firm believer in movement as a modality to express what an individual wants in the world. Richard and I talk about movement as a way to alleviate anxiety, why neural output is a key component of exercise, and how to create an Ayahuasca experience with movement.

    Who is Richard Aceves? 
    Richard has worked passionately and tirelessly to educate, upskill, and experience all necessary avenues of the human being to work to the mastery of understanding the human body, mind, and soul. His expertise lies in identifying the missing link, targeting it through human movement, and guiding each individual through a journey of correct foundational movements, away from injury and dysfunction and towards success. His unwavering focus on teaching his athletes the fundamentals of movement mechanics is a testament to the upskilling of knowledge his client's experience. His number one priority is that his athletes are healthy and safe.

    Highlights
    [4:00] The Baracuda way
    [9:00] Movement - the panacea for mental health issues
    [16:05] The Baseline Assessment - Connecting with the Objectives
    [23:00] What do your psoas and calf muscle have to do with anxiety?
    [31:00] Focusing on neural output vs. reps
    [34:30] How anxiety in movement creates anxiety in life (and vice versa)
    [37:01] Tension over position
    [58:20] Creating an Ayahuasca experience without Ayahuasca

    Resources
    Pumping Iron
    Four Thousand Weeks by Oliver Burkeman
    Antifragile by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
    Movement Ayahuasca
    Book a Call with Richard on Movement Ayahuasca

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    Continue Your High-Performance Journey with Richard Aceves
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/rarebarracuda/
    Movement Ayahuasca
    The Barracuda Way

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

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

    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 performers

    Resources
    Dr. Aki Hintsa
    The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey
    The Pareto Principle or the 80/20 ratio rule
    Biological Rhythms by Dover Pubns
    Thinking Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman
    Antifragile by Nassim Nicholas Taleb

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    B Strong
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    Vielight
    Vielight 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 Hewitt
    Website https://jameshewittperformance.com/
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/jamesphewitt
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jamesphewitt/
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/jameshewitt.net/

    Disclaimer 
    This 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).

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    • 1 hr 15 min
    Nikolina Lauc: Are Glycans the Future of Biological Age Testing?

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

    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 health

    Who 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 GlycanAge

    Resources
    Podcast episode with Dr. Gordan Lauc
    The First Cell by Azra Raza
    Let. It. Go. by Karen Ehman
    The 4-hour workweek by Tim Ferris

    Sponsors
    Vielight
    Vielight 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.

    Somavedic
    Somavedic 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 Lauc
    Website https://glycanage.com/
    LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/nikolinalauc/?originalSubdomain=uk
    Twitter https://twitter.com/entreprylexia
    Instagram https://www.instagram.com/nikolinalauc/


    Disclaimer 
    This 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).

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    • 56 min
    Elliot Roe: The Performance Secret Behind Poker Champions

    Elliot Roe: The Performance Secret Behind Poker Champions

    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 Therapy

    Resources
    Primed Mind App
    Poker Mind Coach
    Fedor Holz
    The Mindset Advantage Poker Podcast
    The Primed Mind Podcast
    The Art of Learning by Josh Waitzkin
    Mindset by Carol Dweck

    Sponsors
    BluBlox
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    Continue Your High Performance Journey with Elliot Roe
    Website: https://elliotroe.com/
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/elliotroe1
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/elliotroe/
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/elliotroe/

    Disclaimer 
    This 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).

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

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

    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 tests

    Resources
    Good Calories, Bad Calories by Gary Taubes
    Epigenetics, Second Edition
    The Easy Low-Carb Cookbook
    Younger in 8 weeks | Interview with Dr. Kara Fitzgerald
    Horwath’s Biological Age Clock

    Sponsors
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    Continue Your High Performance Journey with Dr. Lucia Aronica
    Website: https://draronica.com/
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DrLuciaAronica
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/luciaaronica
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/drluciaaronica/
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/luciaaronica/
    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXFaVKe8JxWyZviKqtiT9lQ


    Disclaimer 
    This 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).

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

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

    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 glycans

    Resources
    Longevity Episode with Dr. Aubrey De Gray https://www.decodingsuperhuman.com/episode/aubrey
    GlycanAge - https://glycanage.com/

    Sponsors
    Troscriptions
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    GlycanAge
    I'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 Journey
    Website https://glycanage.com/
    Twitter https://twitter.com/gordanlauc
    LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/gordanlauc/?originalSubdomain=hr

    Disclaimer 
    This information is being provided to you for educational an

    • 48 min

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Very interested about epigenetics and this podcast covers great topics and easy to do life tips for every day life

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