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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#01 – Tim Ferriss: depression, psychedelics, and emotional resilience

“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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#47 – Matthew Walker, Ph.D., on sleep – Part I of III: Dangers of poor sleep, Alzheimer’s risk, mental health, memory consolidation, and more

“I think that sleep may be one of the most significant lifestyle factors that determines your risk ratio for Alzheimer’s disease.” — Matthew Walker

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#05 – Dom D’Agostino, Ph.D.: ketosis, n=1, exogenous ketones, HBOT, seizures, and cancer

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

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#34 – Sam Harris, Ph.D.: The transformative power of mindfulness

“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

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#20 – Tom Dayspring, M.D., FACP, FNLA – Part I of V: an introduction to lipidology

“Illustrating things made me understand . . .  I just learned by illustrating.” –Tom Dayspring

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#19 – Dave Feldman: stress testing the lipid energy model

“I am on a journey of science, not of advocacy: I’m going to be quite a skeptic.”  —Dave Feldman

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#18 – Richard Isaacson, M.D.: Alzheimer’s prevention

“Anyone with a brain is at risk for Alzheimer’s.” —Richard Isaacson

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#17 – Mike Trevino: life-lessons from ultra-endurance, mindset, hard work, and removing limitations

“Change your mindset . . . on what you think you can do . . . you have the innate ability to do amazing things, just most people haven’t figured out how to tap into that.” —Mike Trevino

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#16 – Formula 1 (with Paul Conti): the best drivers, Ayrton Senna, and the cautionary tales of driven individuals

“You won’t learn more about the relevance of Formula 1 in a shorter period of time than you will in this podcast.” —Peter Attia

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#15 – Paul Conti, M.D.: trauma, suicide, community, and self-compassion

“We run away from our problems, and we don’t even know what our problems are.” —Paul Conti

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#14 – Robert Lustig, M.D., M.S.L.: fructose, processed food, NAFLD, and changing the food system

“Neurons like to be tickled, not bludgeoned.” —Rob Lustig

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#13 – Brett Kotlus, M.D.: How to look younger while we live longer

“Using these powerful basics, I’ve seen amazing changes.” —Brett Kotlus, referring to the 3 simple tools people can utilize to protect and rejuvenate their skin

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#12 – Corey McCarthy: Overcoming trauma, dealing with shame, finding meaning, changing the self-narrative, redemption, and the importance of gratitude

“Some really important things for me in life are gratitude and humility.” —Corey McCarthy

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#11 – AMA #2: the Nothingburger — results from Peter’s week-long fast between two weeks of nutritional ketosis — and answering questions on all things fasting

“Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.” —William Bruce Cameron

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