The Peter Attia Drive Podcast

The Peter Attia Drive is a weekly, ultra-deep-dive podcast focusing on maximizing health, longevity, critical thinking…and a few other things. Topics include fasting, ketosis, Alzheimer’s disease, cancer, mental health, and much more.

The Drive is hosted by Dr. Peter Attia, a Stanford/Johns Hopkins/NIH-trained physician focusing on the applied science of longevity, the extension of human life and well-being.

Featured Podcasts

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Tim Ferriss: depression, psychedelics, and emotional resilience (EP.01)

“It’s very hard for people to talk their way out of something that they didn’t talk their way into.” —Tim Ferriss

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Rhonda Patrick, Ph.D.: the performance and longevity paradox of IGF-1, ketogenic diets and genetics, the health benefits of sauna, NAD+, and more (EP.02)

“If you’re doing something of quality, and are passionate about it, and you put in the work, people will notice it.” —Rhonda Patrick

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Dom D’Agostino, Ph.D.: ketosis, n=1, exogenous ketones, HBOT, seizures, and cancer (EP.05)

“I immerse myself in what I’m doing…that’s how we learn.” —Dom D’Agostino

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Sam Harris, Ph.D.: The transformative power of mindfulness (EP.34)

“Thought really is the obstacle one is overcoming when learning to meditate.” —Sam Harris

“ ” I've always been fascinated with medicine. I really enjoy his take on things, his clarity, the brilliant guests he has on, and how out of my depth it all is.
Jason FriedCo-Founder & CEO, Basecamp
“ ” Your podcasts are like a massive gift to humanity. I've been enjoying them very much.
Michael DellFounder and CEO, Dell Technologies

Recent Podcasts

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Eric Chehab, M.D.: Extending healthspan and preserving quality of life (EP.36)

“Aging is such a big part of what we treat in orthopedics. . .our role is to help patients adapt and cope with their new reality. . .[without] imposing any artificial limits on them.” —Eric Chehab

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Nir Barzilai, M.D.: How to tame aging (EP.35)

“I think the prevention of aging is really a good place to be. . .and I think life is going to be very different in the next decade with our advances.” —Nir Barzilai

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Sam Harris, Ph.D.: The transformative power of mindfulness (EP.34)

“Thought really is the obstacle one is overcoming when learning to meditate.” —Sam Harris

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Rudy Leibel, M.D.: Finding the obesity gene and discovering leptin (EP.33)

“I’ve always felt that it was really somehow an enormous opportunity and a gift to be able to pursue this down to the level that I’ve been able to do in the past 30 years.” —Rudy Leibel

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Siddhartha Mukherjee, M.D., Ph.D.: new frontiers in cancer therapy, medicine, and the writing process (EP.32)

“The fundamental rule that works for me is just to throw something at the world. The first line, the first experiment, the first idea, and then, keep at it.” —Siddhartha Mukherjee

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Navdeep Chandel, Ph.D.: metabolism, mitochondria, and metformin in health and disease (EP.31)

“I pay more attention today to stress than anything else.” —Nav Chandel

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Thomas Seyfried, Ph.D.: Controversial discussion—cancer as a mitochondrial metabolic disease? (EP.30)

“The standard of care should never have been written in granite. It should be flexible. If you have something else that comes along that might be better, you’d think there would be enthusiasm.” —Tom Seyfried

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Apolo Anton Ohno: 8-time Olympic medalist – extreme training, discipline, pursuing perfection, and responding to adversity (EP.29)

“I loved to do stuff that people thought was completely obscene and crazy . . . my races were won before I got to the start line . . . they just knew that I was completely off my rocker. I was not in the same headspace as them.” —Apolo Ohno

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Mark and Chris Bell: steroids, powerlifting, addiction, diet, training, helping others, documentaries, and living your best life (EP.28)

“If you’re not challenging yourself, you’re missing out on the big piece of the puzzle, because you’re never going to get the results you’re looking for.” —Mark Bell

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David Sinclair, Ph.D.: Slowing aging – sirtuins, NAD, and the epigenetics of aging (EP.27)

“This is a lesson for anyone who’s listening who thinks that getting to somewhere like this is easy. You have to be massively determined, you have to have grit, and I just wouldn’t give up because there’s nothing else I want to do in my life.” —David Sinclair

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