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Muscle Expert Podcast | Ben Pakulski Interviews | How to Build Muscle & Dominate Life

Sep 21, 2017

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A true thought leader and man who's leading the way towards unlocking true human potential, Dr Daniel Stickler joins Ben on the Muscle Expert Podcast today to cover epigenetics, testosterone replacement therapy, the perfect human diet, shifting the paradigm of the health industry and tons more. 

About Daniel Stickler, MD

  • Co-founder, Apeiron Center for Human Potential

  • Co-founder, Apeiron Academy

  • Medical Director, Neurohacker Collective

  • Vascular Surgeon for 10 years

  • Full bio here.

Topics Discussed:

  1. The perfect human diet.

  2. Holy Basil for better neuroplasticity.

  3. Drinking ½ to 1 liter of olive oil per week.

  4. Nutragenetics, eating according to your genetics.

  5. Sleep hygiene best practices and fitting your sleep around you genetics.

  6. Which epigenetic marks you can and cannot you influence through lifestyle.


Time Stamps:

  • 4:20 The Apeiron Model for the optimized life.

  • 5:08 The two biggest problems we face as humans

  • 11:05 Treating the body as a whole system. What to biometrics to look for.

  • 12:20 Chronic social jetlag. Optimizing sleep using biometric data.

  • 14:55 Learned helpless and epigenetics

  • 16:16 What a healthy resting breath rate is?

  • 19:20 Shifting the health paradigm.

  • 24:10 Epigenetic mark written in pen vs epigenetic marks written in pencil. Which epigenetic marks you can you influence through life style?

  • 30:40 The difficulty of testing neurotransmitter receptors.

  • 38:10 Formulating Qualia, 90 -95% positive reports from clients.  

  • 43:00 Holy Basil and better neuroplasticity?

  • 43:40 modafinil, phenylpiracetam positive and potential negative effects.

  • 46:25 Brining the brain into homeostasis. Qualia’s greatest benefit.

  • 48:40 Aging, not a natural process? The new direction of aging research.

  • 49:44 Hormonal deterioration. Optimizing genetic expression.

  • 51:40 Is hormone replacement the right choice?

  • 52:18 Low testosterone in teenage boys and men in their 20’s.

  • 53:45 Free testosterone….what's an optimal range?

  • 55:45 Are we too aggressive with estrogen reduction? The epigenetic response from estrogen reduction.

  • 57:14 What to go BEFORE turning to testosterone replacement therapy. What can influence SHBG the most?

  • 57:30 The testosterone to cortisol ratio of the best leaders.Effects of cortisol on testosterone.

  • 58:43 Expert lift extension strategies. Dr. Stickler’s personal diet.

  • 59:13 The perfect human diet? The Mediterranean Diet?

  • 1:00:18 Drinking ½ to 1 liter of olive oil per week. The nectar of the gods.

  • 1:01:40 Nutragenetics, eating according to your genetics. Sleep hygiene best practices and more.

  • 1:05:30 The Apeiron Academy and becoming a certified coach.

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