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About Dave Asprey
As an overweight, overworked, and unhealthy Silicon Valley entrepreneur, Dave found himself with a dire decision to make - get healthy mind, body, and spirit or live a much much shorter life span. Dave chose to not only live but to thrive and share that knowledge with his community. He has spent the past two and half decades scouring the planet from Tibet to the Andes discovering and engineering ways to fully realize the human potential. Transforming himself into a super high performing human being, the experience and knowledge gained was too valuable not to share.
Through the Bulletproof Diet, countless biological experiments, and simple life "hacks", Dave has maintained a 100 pound weight loss, upgraded his brain, transformed himself into a happy and gratitude filled husband, father, writer, executive and human being. With over 200 million downloads of his Bulletproof Radio podcast, millions of monthly unique visitors to the Bulletproof blog, and of course the Bulletproof 360 products in millions of households world wide, Dave has created a movement that shows us the power of intention and the limitless possibility of the human spirit and incredible capacity of the physical body.
Being Bulletproof is the state of high-performance, where you take control of your biology and your environment. Dave shares his journey of self discovery as an example that can lead you towards unlocking your full birth right potential.
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When his excess fat started causing brain fog and food cravings sapped his energy and willpower, Asprey turned to the same hacking techniques that made his fortune to "hack" his own biology, investing more than $300,000 and 15 years to uncover what was hindering his energy, performance, appearance, and happiness. From private brain EEG facilities to remote monasteries in Tibet, through radioactive brain scans, blood chemistry work, nervous system testing, and more, he explored traditional and alternative technologies to reach his physical and mental prime. The result? The Bulletproof Diet, an anti-inflammatory program for hunger-free, rapid weight loss and peak performance.
The Bulletproof Diet will challenge—and change—the way you think about weight loss and wellness. You will skip breakfast, stop counting calories, eat high levels of healthy saturated fat, work out and sleep less, and add smart supplements.
In doing so, you'll gain energy, build lean muscle, and watch the pounds melt off. By ditching traditional "diet" thinking, Asprey went from being overweight and sick in his twenties to maintaining a 100-pound weight loss, increasing his IQ, and feeling better than ever in his forties. The Bulletproof Diet is your blueprint to a better life.
From Bulletproof creator and bestselling author Dave Asprey comes a revolutionary approach to anti-aging that will help you up your game at any age.
** New York Times Bestseller **
Dave Asprey suffered countless symptoms of aging as a young man, which sparked a life-long burning desire to grow younger with each birthday. For more than twenty years, he has been on a quest to find innovative, science-backed methods to upgrade human biology and redefine the limits of the mind, body, and spirit. The results speak for themselves. Now in his forties, Dave is smarter, happier, and more fit and successful than ever before.
In Super Human, he shows how this is level of health and performance possible for all of us. While we assume we will peak in middle age and then decline, Asprey’s research reveals there is another way. It is possible to make changes on the sub-cellular level to dramatically extend life span. And the tools to live longer also give you more energy and brainpower right now.
The answers lie in Dave’s Seven Pillars of Aging that contribute to degeneration and disease while diminishing your performance in the moment. Using simple interventions—like diet, sleep, light, exercise, and little-known but powerful hacks from ozone therapy to proper jaw alignment, you can decelerate cellular aging and supercharge your body’s ability to heal and rejuvenate.?
A self-proclaimed human guinea pig, Asprey arms readers with practical advice to maximize their lives at every age with his signature mix of science-geek wonder, candor, and enthusiasm. Getting older no longer has to mean decline. Now it’s an opportunity to become Super Human.
The bestselling author of Head Strong and The Bulletproof Diet answers the question, “How can I kick more ass at life?” by culling the wisdom of world-class thought leaders, maverick scientists, and disruptive entrepreneurs to provide proven techniques for becoming happier, healthier, and smarter.
When Dave Asprey started his Bulletproof Radio podcast more than five years ago, he sought out influencers in an array of disciplines, from biochemists toiling in unknown laboratories to business leaders changing the world to mediation masters discovering inner peace. His guests were some of the top performing humans in the world, people who had changed their areas of study or even pioneered entirely new fields. Dave wanted to know: What did they have in common? What mattered most to them? What made them so successful—and what made them tick? At the end of each interview, Dave asked the same question: “What are your top three recommendations for people who want to perform better at being human?”
After performing a statistical analysis of the answers, he found that the wisdom gleaned from these highly successful people could be distilled into three main objectives: finding ways to become smarter, faster, and happier. Game Changers is the culmination of Dave’s years-long immersion in these conversations, offering 46 science-backed, high performance “laws” that are a virtual playbook for how to get better at life.
With anecdotes from game changers like Dr. Daniel Amen, Gabby Bernstein, Dr. David Perlmutter, Arianna Huffington, Esther Perel, and Tim Ferris as well as examples from Dave’s own life, Game Changers offers readers practical advice they can put into action to reap immediate rewards. From taming fear and anxiety to making better decisions, establishing high-performance habits, and practicing gratitude and mindfulness, Dave brings together the wisdom of today’s game-changers to help everyone kick more ass at life.
From the creator of Bulletproof Coffee and author of the bestselling The Bulletproof Diet comes a revolutionary plan to upgrade your brainpower—in two weeks or less.
For the last decade, Silicon Valley entrepreneur Dave Asprey has worked with world-renowned doctors and scientists to uncover the latest, most innovative methods for making humans perform better—a process known as "biohacking." In his first book, The Bulletproof Diet, he shared his biohacking tips for taking control of your own biology. Now, in Head Strong, Asprey shows readers how to biohack their way to a sharper, smarter, faster, more resilient brain.
Imagine feeling like your mind is operating at its clearest and sharpest, and being able—possibly for the first time in your life—to do more in less time? What it suddenly became easier to do the very hardest things you do? Or if you could feel 100% confident about your intellect, and never again fear being the person in the room who just isn’t smart enough, or can’t remember something important? How would you treat people if the mood swings, short temper, and food cravings that disrupt your day could simply disappear?
In Head Strong, Asprey shows us that all of this is possible—and more. Using his simple lifestyle modifications (or "hacks") to take advantage of how the structure of your brain works, readers will learn how to take their mental performance to the next level. Combining the latest findings in neuroscience and neurobiology with a hacker-inspired "get it done now" perspective, Asprey offers a program structured around key areas of brain performance that will help you:
- Power the brain with exactly what it needs to perform at its best all day long
- Eliminate the sources of "kryptonite," both nutritional and environmental, that make the brain slower.
- Supercharge the cellular powerhouses of our brains, the mitochondria, to eliminate cravings and turn up mental focus.
- Reverse inflammation to perform better right now, then stay sharp and energized well into your golden years.
- Promote neuron growth to enhance processing speed and reinforce new learning—hotwiring your brain for success.
Asprey’s easy to follow, two-week program offers a detailed plan to supercharge brain performance, including: which foods to eat and which ones to avoid, how to incorporate the right kinds of physical activity into your day, a detox protocol for your home and body; meditation and breathing for performance, recommended brain-boosting supplements; and how to adjust the lighting in your home and work space to give your brain the quality light it thrives on.
A better brain—and a happier, easier, more productive life—is within reach. You just need to get Head Strong.
Bulletproof: The Cookbook picks up where the diet plan leaves off, arming you with 125 recipes to stay Bulletproof for life and never get bored. Famous for his butter-laden Bulletproof Coffee, Dave packs the book with the delicious, filling meals he uses to maintain his weight loss and sustain his boundless energy. Once you get your hands on these mouthwatering recipes, you’ll be hungry for more—and this book is just what you’ll reach for. The Bulletproof lifestyle is your blueprint to a supercharged life.
Whether you're planning for pregnancy or are already pregnant, this essential prenatal guide draws on the latest genetic research to give you a complete program of specific nutrition and environmental lifestyle changes that can help you have a better baby. The book is based on the emerging science of epigenetics and shows how the environment interacts with your genes, affecting which genes are expressed or "turned on". It shows you the important steps you can take to improve preconception nutrition and reduce toxins in your home and body to consciously help your child be healthy, smart, and strong.
- Leverages the latest epigenetics research to help you produce a healthier, smarter, and happier baby with a lower risk of allergies, asthma, and developmental issues
- Shares a specific prescriptive program based on four principles: eating the right foods; taking the right supplements; detoxifying before, during, and after pregnancy; and minimizing stress
- Shows how a woman's health and her environment during pregnancy may have a much bigger impact on her child than was previously thought
- Includes the authors' compelling personal story of developing the Better Baby Plan shared in the book as they had their own better babies
Break the rules, not the fast with world-renowned biohacker and New York Times bestselling author Dave Asprey.
For more than a decade, the Bulletproof founder Dave Asprey has shared his unique point of view and expertise to help fans become the best versions of themselves. From living longer to getting smarter, maximizing performance to practicing mindfulness, Dave’s followers look to him for his take on the most effective techniques to become healthier and more powerful than most doctors think is possible.
Asprey has been fasting for years, long before it gained widespread popularity, and if you’re a fan of Bulletproof coffee and The Bulletproof Diet, you have been enjoying some of the benefits of Intermittent Fasting too.
In Fast This Way, Dave asks readers to forget everything they think they know about the ancient practice and takes them on a journey through cutting-edge science to examine the ways novice fasters and Intermittent Fasting loyalists can up-end their relationship with food and upgrade their fasting game beyond calorie restriction.
- What IF eating the right foods at the right time can actually enhance your fast?
- What IF how you work out and sleep could trick your body into thinking you are fasting?
- What IF it were easy to skip a meal, or two, or three?
- What IF fasting is different for women, can be personalized to your genes, and can impact your mental health?
- What IF all fasts could be created equal?
Fast This Way is a compelling read through the latest thinking on fasting and gives readers the manual and toolkit to make the most of their fasts and their personal biology.
Dave first encountered stretch marks as an overweight 16-year-old. After he developed the Bulletproof Diet, he vowed to take the biohacking insights he gained about how to care for your skin and make them accessible to people who gain weight and all women who are pregnant or might consider pregnancy one day.
What’s the secret? There’s no miracle cure. Just a simple, evidence-based protocol designed to stop new stretch marks before they start, and minimize any you already have. All by improving your skin’s own natural resilience.
Following the Aspreys’ advice can have some great ‘side effects’ as well: Brighter skin, healthier nails, and even faster healing.
Read this outside-the-box, full-body approach to revitalizing your skin to discover…
• The connection between stretch marks, hormones and stress
• Why only 50% of pregnant women ever get stretch marks
• The one key type of skin cells behind stretch marks (and wrinkles) – and how to keep them healthy
• Seven nutrients that make healthy skin (plus ‘kryptonite’ foods to avoid)
• Six cutting-edge techniques to eliminate stretch marks without plastic surgery
• Beyond the multivitamin: Supplements essential for healthier, blemish-free skin… and much more.
“Stretch marks are a burden or a fear for many people, but they don’t have to be. With proper nutrition and an informed lifestyle, you can keep stretch marks at bay and reap the benefits of healthy skin. Stretch marks have affected my life, and Lana and I hope this book will keep them from affecting yours.” –Dave and Lana Asprey
Cuando Dave Asprey empezó su exitoso podcast de radio en EEUU hace más de cinco años, buscaba personas influyentes de todas las disciplinas: desde bioquímicos que revolucionaron la investigación en laboratorios desconocidos, a líderes que cambiaron el mundo y maestros de la meditación que encontraron la paz interior. Sus invitados han sido personas que revolucionaron sus áreas de estudio o incluso abrieron campos completamente nuevos. Dave quería saber: ¿qué tienen en común? ¿qué les ha hecho tener tanto éxito? Al final de cada entrevista, el autor les hacía siempre la misma pregunta: ¿cuáles serían tus tres recomendaciones más importantes para aquellas personas que quieren ser mejores seres humanos?
Después de hacer un estudio estadístico de sus respuestas, encontró que la sabiduría de todas estas grandes personalidades se podía resumir en tres objetivos principales: buscar la forma de ser más inteligente, más resolutivo y más feliz.
Game Changers es la culminación de años de análisis sobre sus conversaciones y nos da 46 leyes, científicamente formuladas, que nos conducirán a una vida mejor. Este libro ofrece a los lectores consejos prácticos, de aplicación y resultados inmediatos, como aplacar el miedo y la ansiedad para tomar mejores decisiones, establecer hábitos de alto rendimiento o practicar la gratitud y el mindfulness. Dave Asprey nos presenta en un solo libro la sabiduría de los disruptores más importantes de la actualidad para ayudar a todo el mundo a ser aún mejores.
Este es un libro que tiene que ser leído por todos aquellos que quieren activar radicalmente su vida".
Brendon Burchard, CEO del High Performance Institute y autor best seller de El manifiesto por la motivación.
Als sein Übergewicht ihm zunehmend die Sinne zu vernebeln begann und Heißhungerattacken ihm Energie und Willenskraft raubten, fing Asprey an, die Technologien, mit denen er reich geworden war, selbst zu nutzen, um seine eigene Biologie zu "hacken". Er investierte 15 Jahre und 300?000 Dollar in alle erdenklichen Testverfahren und Selbstversuche, vom EEG bis zu einem Aufenthalt in einem tibetischen Kloster, um herauszufinden, wie er seinem Körper und Geist ein maximales Upgrade verschaffen konnte. Bulletproof – auf Deutsch "kugelsicher" oder "unverwundbar" – nennt er den Status, in dem man konstante Höchstleistung bringen kann, ohne auszubrennen oder krank zu werden.
Asprey gelang es, seinen IQ um mehr als 20 Punkte zu erhöhen, sein biologisches Alter zu senken und ohne Kalorienzählen oder Sport 50 Kilo abzunehmen. Seine vielfältigen Erkenntnisse versammelt er in diesem Buch. Die Bulletproof-Diät hemmt entzündliche Prozesse im Körper, sorgt für schnellen, hungerfreien Gewichtsverlust und höchste Leistungsfähigkeit. Anstelle eines Frühstücks gibt es den berühmten Bulletproof-Kaffee mit Kokosöl und Butter, der lange sättigt und einen dauerhaften Energieschub verschafft. Kalorienzählen ist nicht nötig und auch bei weniger Schlaf und weniger Sport wird das überschüssige Fett nur so dahinschmelzen.
Da vent’anni Dave Asprey collabora con medici e scienziati di fama mondiale per scoprire i metodi più innovativi e all’avanguardia per migliorare la performance umana assumendo il controllo dell’ambiente circostante: un processo noto come “biohacking”.
Giorno dopo giorno è come se andassimo continuamente su e giù con l’energia, accusando picchi e cadute che ci fanno essere al di sotto delle nostre possibilità, facendoci sentire annebbiati e bisognosi di zuccheri e caffeina. Anche nei giorni migliori, a molti succede di far fatica a trovare le parole giuste, di avere difficoltà a concentrarsi oppure di dimenticarsi cose importanti fino all’ultimo secondo. E se ci fossero dei semplici cambiamenti che potresti fare proprio ora per aiutare il tuo cervello a funzionare in modo più acuto e lucido? E se invece di sentirti stanco tutto il tempo ti sentissi pieno di energie, produttivo, flessibile e acuto? E se ciò fosse facile?
Super Brain è più di un libro, è un piano per aumentare il livello di energia e potere cerebrale in due settimane o meno. Dave Asprey dà consigli semplici ma potenti per aiutarti a lavorare sulla concentrazione, sulla lucidità mentale, sull'umore e sull'energia generale.
Ci mostra i semplici trucchi che tutti possono utilizzare per migliorare la performance mentale e per essere al top in sole due settimane. Basato sulle ultime scoperte nella medicina e nella neuroscienza, Super Brain programma il cervello affinché crei più energia e dia al corpo ciò che gli serve per produrre continuamente energia nei mitocondri attraverso strategie quali:
alimentazione: un cervello grasso è un cervello intelligente! Consuma grandi quantità di grassi sani che alimenteranno il tuo cervello con i chetoni e ti faranno sentire sazio E scopri quali cibi evitare;
potenzia i mitocondri: ogni cellula dell'organismo produce energia, ma forse non molto bene. L'autore mostra come tenere le batterie delle tue cellule sempre cariche;
evita la criptonite. Ogni giorno fai cose che sottraggono energia al tuo cervello. Scopri quali sono in modo da avere un Super Brain;
attento all'esposizione alla luce. Hai luci a LED, caricatori USB, la tv in camera da letto? Sappi che rilasciano frequenze luminose nocive che deprivano i tuoi mitocondri di energia e condizionano la qualità del sonno. I consigli dell'autore ti aiuteranno a purificare la tua casa in modo da potenziare il cervello;
migliora il sonno. Metti il telefono in modalità aereo la notte. Ciò ridurrà lo stress da emissione elettromagnetica e impedirà al telefono di rilasciare suoni e luci;
migliora il flusso di lavoro. Per prima cosa ogni giorno prendi le decisioni più importanti prima di essere troppo stanco.
Con tanti consigli, esercizi, ricette, spuntini, pratica di meditazione e linee guida per gli integratori, Super Brain ricaricherà il tuo cervello per una massima per performance e ti aiuterà a vivere una vita più sana e più felice.
In Super Brain l’autore mostra ai lettori come creare un cervello più acuto, intelligente, veloce, resiliente aumentando la quantità di elettricità che il corpo può produrre.