45 min

VO2 Max: Your Best Defense Against Obesity and Aging | Mike Joyner, M.D‪.‬ The Neuro Experience with Louisa Nicola

    • Education

What is VO2 Max? Did you know that your VO2 Max not only impacts your athletic performance but also serves as a key longevity indicator?
This episode’s guest is Michael Joyner, M.D., a physician-researcher and one of the world’s leading experts on human performance and exercise physiology. Using humans as his model system, he has made major contributions to understanding muscle and skin blood flow, blood pressure regulation, and human athletic performance.
In this episode, Mike and I discuss:
The link between longevity and exerciseHow to measure and improve your VO2MaxWhether obesity is genetic or environmentalChronic diseases and capillary dysfunctionHow to exercise for a longer, healthier lifeThe prevalence of doping in elite sportsThe role of VO2 Max in longevity and healthspan[00:00] Introduction
[02:20] The Correlation Between Exercise and Longevity
[05:25] Thoughts on Modern Physical Activity Guidelines
[07:44] Exercise, Health Benefits, and Mortality Risk
[10:15] Healthy Blood Flow is Crucial For Overall Health
[13:43] The Link Between VO2Max and Longevity
[17:22] Why VO2 Max Declines with Age and What to Do About It
[19:07] Zone 2 Training and Exercise Intensity
[21:10] How to Improve Your VO2Max
[25:16] Stroke Volume and Cardiac Remodelling For Longevity
[27:34] Society’s Struggle with Obesity and Diabetes
[29:50] Do Genes Affect Weight Loss and Weight Gain?
[31:52] The Differences and Similarities Between Exercise and Physical Activity
[34:02] The Anti-Inflammatory Effects of Exercise
[35:58] Doping in Professional Sports
[40:14] Practical Tips on Zone 2 Training and V02 Max For Longevity 
[41:33] Parting Thoughts  

Sponsor:
Upgrade your NAD levels with Jinfiniti and get 20% off here
https://www.jinfiniti.com/neuro/

For the visual learners, come on over to YouTube for long form brain health related content  https://www.youtube.com/@LouisaNicola

Want to ask me a question? You can ask me anything I have covered on this podcast, go to : https://dexa.ai/louisa

The NACC course has certified over 500 coaches now. This is the state of the art human performance coaching company lead by a team of experts. Learn more about the NACC: https://www.neuroathletics.com.au/nacc
Links and Resources:
Dr Joyne on Twitter: https://twitter.com/DrMJoyner
Drmichaeljoyner.com




The Neuro Athletics Newsletter
Instagram: louisanicola_
Twitter : louisanicola_
YouTube: Louisa Nicola

What is VO2 Max? Did you know that your VO2 Max not only impacts your athletic performance but also serves as a key longevity indicator?
This episode’s guest is Michael Joyner, M.D., a physician-researcher and one of the world’s leading experts on human performance and exercise physiology. Using humans as his model system, he has made major contributions to understanding muscle and skin blood flow, blood pressure regulation, and human athletic performance.
In this episode, Mike and I discuss:
The link between longevity and exerciseHow to measure and improve your VO2MaxWhether obesity is genetic or environmentalChronic diseases and capillary dysfunctionHow to exercise for a longer, healthier lifeThe prevalence of doping in elite sportsThe role of VO2 Max in longevity and healthspan[00:00] Introduction
[02:20] The Correlation Between Exercise and Longevity
[05:25] Thoughts on Modern Physical Activity Guidelines
[07:44] Exercise, Health Benefits, and Mortality Risk
[10:15] Healthy Blood Flow is Crucial For Overall Health
[13:43] The Link Between VO2Max and Longevity
[17:22] Why VO2 Max Declines with Age and What to Do About It
[19:07] Zone 2 Training and Exercise Intensity
[21:10] How to Improve Your VO2Max
[25:16] Stroke Volume and Cardiac Remodelling For Longevity
[27:34] Society’s Struggle with Obesity and Diabetes
[29:50] Do Genes Affect Weight Loss and Weight Gain?
[31:52] The Differences and Similarities Between Exercise and Physical Activity
[34:02] The Anti-Inflammatory Effects of Exercise
[35:58] Doping in Professional Sports
[40:14] Practical Tips on Zone 2 Training and V02 Max For Longevity 
[41:33] Parting Thoughts  

Sponsor:
Upgrade your NAD levels with Jinfiniti and get 20% off here
https://www.jinfiniti.com/neuro/

For the visual learners, come on over to YouTube for long form brain health related content  https://www.youtube.com/@LouisaNicola

Want to ask me a question? You can ask me anything I have covered on this podcast, go to : https://dexa.ai/louisa

The NACC course has certified over 500 coaches now. This is the state of the art human performance coaching company lead by a team of experts. Learn more about the NACC: https://www.neuroathletics.com.au/nacc
Links and Resources:
Dr Joyne on Twitter: https://twitter.com/DrMJoyner
Drmichaeljoyner.com




The Neuro Athletics Newsletter
Instagram: louisanicola_
Twitter : louisanicola_
YouTube: Louisa Nicola

45 min

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