The Tim Ferriss Show Transcripts: Peter Attia, M.D. — Fasting, Metformin, Athletic Performance, and More (#398)

The Tim Ferriss Show Transcripts: Peter Attia, M.D. — Fasting, Metformin, Athletic Performance, and More (#398)

Please enjoy this transcript of my interview with Dr. Peter Attia (peterattiamd.com, TW: @PeterAttiaMD, IG: @peterattiamd, FB: @peterattiamd), a former ultra-endurance athlete, a compulsive self-experimenter, and one of the most fascinating human beings I know. He is one of my go-to doctors for anything performance- or longevity-related. He is also easily the best quarterback and …

Peter Attia, M.D. — Fasting, Metformin, Athletic Performance, and More (#398)

Peter Attia, M.D. — Fasting, Metformin, Athletic Performance, and More (#398)

“If you’re really committed to brain health, you want to be exercising every day.” — Peter Attia Dr. Peter Attia (peterattiamd.com, TW: @PeterAttiaMD, IG: @peterattiamd, FB: @peterattiamd) is a former ultra-endurance athlete (e.g., swimming races of 25 miles), a compulsive self-experimenter, and one of the most fascinating human beings I know. He is one of my …

The Tim Ferriss Show Transcripts: Dr. Peter Attia vs. Tim Ferriss (#352)

The Tim Ferriss Show Transcripts: Dr. Peter Attia vs. Tim Ferriss (#352)

Please enjoy this transcript of a special episode with my dear friend Dr. Peter Attia (TW: @PeterAttiaMD, IG: @peterattiamd, peterattiamd.com) in which Peter interviews me for his own podcast The Peter Attia Drive. Peter is the founder of Attia Medical, PC, a medical practice with offices in San Diego and New York City, focusing on the applied …

The Tim Ferriss Show Transcripts: Peter Attia, David Sabatini, and Navdeep Chandel (#193)

Please enjoy this transcript of my interview with Peter Attia, M.D., founder of Attia Medical, PC; David Sabatini, M.D., Ph.D., of MIT’s Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research; and Navdeep Chandel, Ph.D., the David W. Cugell Professor of Medicine and Cell Biology at the Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University. Transcripts may contain a few typos—with …

The Savant of Speed — Ryan Flaherty (#238)

The Savant of Speed — Ryan Flaherty (#238)

“Don’t buy complexity; the simpler you make your training, the better the results become.” – Ryan Flaherty Ryan Flaherty (@ryanflaherty1) is the Senior Director of Performance at Nike. Prior to holding that position, Ryan was the Founder and President of Prolific Athletes LLC, a sports performance facility in San Diego, California, where he trained some …

My Life Extension Pilgrimage to Easter Island (#193)

My Life Extension Pilgrimage to Easter Island (#193)

“Most good science comes only after a massive amount of failure.” – David M. Sabatini This episode was a blast. It was a tropical exploration of biology, life extension, and all good things. This included a lot of Carménère wine and good old-fashioned ball busting. I was joined by: Peter Attia, MD (@peterattiamd), who rejoins the …

EXCLUSIVE: Unpublished Material from NYT Magazine Story on Cancer Metabolism

This post is very exciting for me. It covers a subject I care deeply about (cancer), and it’s exclusive, unpublished material from a New York Times Magazine feature entitled “An Old Idea, Revived: Starve Cancer to Death.” Written by Sam Apple, this piece got a lot of attention. Now, here on this blog, you can …

Optimizing Investing, Blood, Hormones, and Life (Podcast Double-Header: #63 and #65)

Optimizing Investing, Blood, Hormones, and Life (Podcast Double-Header: #63 and #65)

Discussing life and investing with Mark Hart and Raoul Pal. [DISCLAIMER: I’m not a doctor, nor do I play one on the Internet. Speak with a medical professional before doing anything medical-related, m’kay?] There is something here for everyone. This post details two jam-packed discussions  — one with world-renowned macro investors and investment strategists (Mark Hart and …

Dr. Peter Attia on Life-Extension, Drinking Jet Fuel, Ultra-Endurance, Human Foie Gras, and More (#50)

Dr. Peter Attia on Life-Extension, Drinking Jet Fuel, Ultra-Endurance, Human Foie Gras, and More (#50)

“How do you balance the desire to live longer with the desire to perform well?” (Tweet It) – Peter Attia, MD This episode delves into all types of performance enhancement and tracking — optimizing blood testing, drinking “jet fuel,” training for ultra-endurance sports, consuming synthetic ketones, using metabolic chambers, extending longevity by avoiding certain types of exercise, and …