57 min

Episode 47: Using Wearable Data to Personalize Health, Exercise, and Nutrition with George Georgallides (Basis Health‪)‬ Science & Chill

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My guest on episode 47 of the podcast is George Georgallides.
George is the founder and CEO of Basis Health. Basis is a company with a drive to transform how we use our wearable data by turning it into a daily action plan. If you have an iPhone, Apple Watch, Fitbit, Oura Ring, or other fitness tracker, Basis is going to really be something you need to check out. A lot of the time, and this is something I’ve experienced myself, we have so much data on our hands but little idea of what to do with it. So what if I know my sleep or recovery score if I can’t turn around and put that data to use. Basis is changing that. 
Basis uses AI coaching to provide you with a daily action plan that fits with and synchronizes with your daily schedule. By compiling data from all of your wearables, Basis can give you recommendations on when your peak energy levels should occur, when your peak hunger occurs, and when and what types of workout you should do on any given day. I have been demoing an early version of Basis for a few months now and it has been incredibly fascinating to see how my data are used within the app to personalize my recommendations. 
In this episode, I speak with George about the “basis” (no pun intended) behind that Basis app, some of the cool features, and how this technology will change personal health as well as, potentially, medicine and the personalized health and coaching space.
If you are interested in signing up for Basis and trying it out for free, you can head to the Basis website which I’ve provided a link to in the show notes.
A few more words before we begin today’s episode.
If you enjoy this podcast and would like a way to support my work, the best way to do this is by becoming a supporter on Patreon, where you can pledge a monthly donation of any amount. You can find more information about becoming a Patreon supporter by going to patreon.com/bradyholmer or finding the link in the show notes.
You can also support the podcast through a one-time donation using the links on my website. Just go to bradyholmer.com/donate or check the link in the show notes for more information.
Last but not least, if you enjoy any of the topics that appear on this podcast, you will love my Substack and weekly newsletter that I send out every Friday called Physiology Friday. To sign up to receive occasional blog posts and my weekly email newsletter, go to bradyholmer.substack.com/about. If you sign up, I hope you enjoy!
 
Links
Visit the episode webpage: https://www.bradyholmer.com/pod/47 
Basis website: https://www.basishealth.io/ 
Basis Twitter: https://twitter.com/basis_health 
George Twitter: https://twitter.com/giorgallidis 
Support the podcast on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/bradyholmer  
Other support options: https://www.bradyholmer.com/donate  
Listen on Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/science-chill/id1494739189?cc=us&id=1494739189&ign-itscg=30200&ign-itsct=podcast_box&urlDesc=%2Fscience-chill
Listen on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/2ilq7P9OBAiqrxk4Ac4WQg \
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My guest on episode 47 of the podcast is George Georgallides.
George is the founder and CEO of Basis Health. Basis is a company with a drive to transform how we use our wearable data by turning it into a daily action plan. If you have an iPhone, Apple Watch, Fitbit, Oura Ring, or other fitness tracker, Basis is going to really be something you need to check out. A lot of the time, and this is something I’ve experienced myself, we have so much data on our hands but little idea of what to do with it. So what if I know my sleep or recovery score if I can’t turn around and put that data to use. Basis is changing that. 
Basis uses AI coaching to provide you with a daily action plan that fits with and synchronizes with your daily schedule. By compiling data from all of your wearables, Basis can give you recommendations on when your peak energy levels should occur, when your peak hunger occurs, and when and what types of workout you should do on any given day. I have been demoing an early version of Basis for a few months now and it has been incredibly fascinating to see how my data are used within the app to personalize my recommendations. 
In this episode, I speak with George about the “basis” (no pun intended) behind that Basis app, some of the cool features, and how this technology will change personal health as well as, potentially, medicine and the personalized health and coaching space.
If you are interested in signing up for Basis and trying it out for free, you can head to the Basis website which I’ve provided a link to in the show notes.
A few more words before we begin today’s episode.
If you enjoy this podcast and would like a way to support my work, the best way to do this is by becoming a supporter on Patreon, where you can pledge a monthly donation of any amount. You can find more information about becoming a Patreon supporter by going to patreon.com/bradyholmer or finding the link in the show notes.
You can also support the podcast through a one-time donation using the links on my website. Just go to bradyholmer.com/donate or check the link in the show notes for more information.
Last but not least, if you enjoy any of the topics that appear on this podcast, you will love my Substack and weekly newsletter that I send out every Friday called Physiology Friday. To sign up to receive occasional blog posts and my weekly email newsletter, go to bradyholmer.substack.com/about. If you sign up, I hope you enjoy!
 
Links
Visit the episode webpage: https://www.bradyholmer.com/pod/47 
Basis website: https://www.basishealth.io/ 
Basis Twitter: https://twitter.com/basis_health 
George Twitter: https://twitter.com/giorgallidis 
Support the podcast on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/bradyholmer  
Other support options: https://www.bradyholmer.com/donate  
Listen on Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/science-chill/id1494739189?cc=us&id=1494739189&ign-itscg=30200&ign-itsct=podcast_box&urlDesc=%2Fscience-chill
Listen on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/2ilq7P9OBAiqrxk4Ac4WQg \
Subscribe to my weekly newsletter Physiology Friday: https://bradyholmer.substack.com/about
10% Discount for On brand running shoes when you buy through Suda’s Fit Foot: https://www.sudasfitfoot.com/shop

57 min

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