• Biohacks

    A guide to identifying and avoiding gerontogens (aka aging accelerators)

    Read time: 4 minutes, 30 seconds Aging, an inevitable part of life, has fascinated and perplexed humanity for centuries. While we cannot halt the relentless march of time, researchers have made tremendous strides in understanding the processes that drive aging. Among the many factors at play, gerontogens have emerged as key players in the aging puzzle. In this blog post, we will delve into what gerontogens are, explore some examples, and understand why we should strive to avoid them. What are gerontogens? Gerontogens are substances or factors that accelerate the aging process or increase the risk of age-related diseases. The term “gerontogen” derives from the Greek words “geron” (meaning old…

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    Hacking Age-Related Decline in Athletic Performance

      According to sport scientists, most elite athlete peak between the ages of 28 and 32, and then performance declines about 2 percent each year.  The reason this occurs is because there are factors involved in the aging process that the aging process is causing changes at the cellular level.  Once an athlete hits the age of 30, the following changes begin:  Declining maximum heart rate Decline of ability to utilize oxygen during maximum effort (aka aerobic capacity, aka VO2 max) Loss of muscle mass, especially fast twitch fibers Decreased collagen production Loss of strength, speed, endurance, and reaction time Lower production of growth and sex hormones Due to these…

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    Biohacks,  Sleep

    Sleep Hacks to Upgrade your Sleep

    Are you looking for easy and reliable sleep hacks? Well, you have come to the right place. Let’s get started on getting you a healthy night’s sleep. Biohacking your sleep is really all about supporting hormones. One type of hormone is secreted in order to initiate sleep (such as melatonin). The other type is secreted while you’re asleep (such as growth hormone).  These ones are responsible for growth, repair. And the other type is those that are regulated with the body being well-rested. A well-rested body will properly regulate stress hormones (such as cortisol), sex hormones like estrogen and testosterone, hunger hormones such as insulin and leptin, and thyroid hormones.…

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