The Elite HRV Podcast: Heart Rate Variability, Biohacking Health & Performance, Quantified Self
About This Show
Uncommon methods for maximizing health and performance with an emphasis on real-world implementation of Heart Rate Variability and other biomarkers.
From biohacking to quantified self, world class doctors, coaches and athletes cover the latest research (from the lab and field), and the methods and "tricks" that get the best results.
Right out of the gate you can expect the President of the American Functional Medicine Association, leading HRV researchers, elite and Olympic-level sport scientists, metabolism hackers, data scientists, rehabilitation specialists, and more.
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Most Recent Episode
Overfat and Underfat: New Terms and Definitions Long Overdue with Phil Maffetone and Paul Laursen
First coverage with the authors of a controversial scientific paper titled: Overfat and Underfat: New Terms and Definitions Long Overdue.
The obesity and "overweight" epidemic has spread across the globe. If we're to truly address the problem, we need to start using the right terminology and not hiding behind propriety (in certain situations). Doctors, researchers and individuals all need to arm themselves to take control of what some are now calling the "world health crisis".
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* 4:48 - What is "over fat” and how is it different from “over weight”?
* 6:03 - What is “under fat” and how is it different from “under weight”?
* 6:23 - Why body fat should be considered an an endocrine (hormone-related) organ
* 8:33 - Commercial pressures that influence our use of the term “over weight” vs “over fat”
* 12:16 - Is calling a someone “over fat” insulting? Can someone be over fat and healthy?
* 13:33 - Marketing agendas behind the term "over weight"
* 14:53 - Are we being overly sensitive about body fat? Considerations of terminology:
* 16:03 - Global pandemic: Over 62% of the world is now considered over fat
* 18:53 - Fat is not just about looks, it’s about chronic disease and healthcare
* 19:53 - Body fat increases cause increases in inflammation, heart disease, cancer and more
* 22:33 - Why it’s so important to use the right terms when talking about body fat and health
* 24:18 - Which main diseases are correlated with or caused by with overfatness?
* 24:58 - The lifestyle component of chronic disease. Is it reversible?
* 27:33 - Can you be thin yet over fat? What is sarcopenic obesity?
* 30:23 - How fat can hide within the body and how to find it
* 31:03 - The dangers of abdominal fat compared to other body fat
* 33:23 - The role of refined carbohydrates and insulin in fat accumulation
* 35:19 - Burning fat calories vs sugar calories and the role of exercise
* 36:39 - Epigenetics and what you can do when getting healthy becomes overwhelming
* 41:34 - The importance of awareness and incremental change in fat loss
* 44:59 - Adipose tissue could be an endocrine organ itself, what does that mean?
* 45:49 - The role of the HPA axis in fat accumulation and fat loss
* 47:55 - Why BMI isn’t useful and which body fat measurements ARE useful
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