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Exercise & Physical Health

Exercise might be the most potent “drug” we have for extending the quality and perhaps quantity of our years of life. My framework for exercise is built upon four pillars: stability (the foundation), strength, aerobic / zone 2 training, & anaerobic / zone 5 training.

Below is a compilation of clips, articles, and podcast focused on exercising through the lens of longevity, and how to train for, what I like to call, the “Centenarian Olympics.”

Does PR Lotion really improve exercise performance?

PR Lotion is believed to buffer acid that builds up in muscles during intense exercise, but can we really believe the hype?

Why is maintaining weight loss more challenging than losing weight?

This video clip is taken from Podcast #197 — The science of obesity & how to improve nutritional epidemiology with David…

#200 – AMA #33: Hydration—electrolytes, supplements, sports drinks, performance effects, and more

“Anytime I’m not drinking [plain] water, there’s really a purpose that I’m trying to serve in terms of glucose and/or electrolyte replacement and improving hydration status and water absorption.” —Peter Attia

#199 – Running, overcoming challenges, and finding success | Ryan Hall

You just got to bring yourself back to being present in this moment, and there’s always enough to get you through this moment.” —Ryan Hall

#198 – Eye health—everything you need to know | Steven Dell, M.D.

“Do eye surgeons need to go to medical school? Yes, because we diagnose brain tumors. We find things that are systemic diseases that have ocular manifestations.”  —Steven Dell

Peter Attia on the role of exercise in mitigating and reversing insulin resistance

This clip is from “Ask Me Anything” (AMA) episode #20, originally released on February 15, 2021. If you’re a member, you…

#196 – AMA #32: Exercise, squats, deadlifts, BFR, and TRT

“You have to differentiate between signal and noise. . .it’s easy to say testosterone causes heart disease just like it’s easy to say estrogen causes breast cancer. But if you’re actually going to go through all of the data. . .I think it becomes very difficult to make that case.” —Peter Attia

Peter Attia on Zone 2 and Zone 5 Training

This audio clip was pulled from “Ask Me Anything” episode #12 — Strategies for longevity (which don’t require a doctor). This…

Peter Attia on Zone 5 & Anaerobic Training Protocols

This audio clip was pulled from “Ask Me Anything” episode #21 — Deep dive into olive oil, high-intensity exercise, book update,…

Peter Attia on the importance of preserving strength and muscle mass as we age

“If you have the aspiration of kicking ass when you’re 85, you can’t afford to be average when you’re 50.” —Peter Attia

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