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Bulletproof Biohacking: Interview by Michael Ostrolenk

By: Dave Asprey

It is so much fun to meet people like Michael Ostrolenk and discuss ways to continue to learn, discover and explore new ideas, ways of being, acting and organizing in the world.  This man has done some interesting work in the political sphere.

Michael is the founder and national coordinator for the Medical Privacy Coalition (2001-present). He is the co-founder and National Director of the Liberty Coalition, a transpartisan coalition of groups working to protect civil liberties, privacy and human autonomy (2005- present). He is also co-founder and President of the American Conservative Defense Alliance , which works to promote a traditional conservative foreign and defense policy (2008- present).

In the interview topics discussed include: Nootropics, EQ, non-ordinary states of consciousness, perinatal psychology, Holotropic Breath work, coffee, Epigenetics, sleep, sex and making babies.

January 30, 2013 Interview of Dave Asprey,
The Bulletproof Executive by Michael Ostrolenk

What is the Art of Biohacking?

  • Hack Your Biology and Bio-chemistry for more focus, better health, and happiness
  • Use Technology to get Immediate Feedback From Your Performance, Diet, Sleep, etc.

How to Keep Your Brain From Turning Off?

  • After meetings, Dave didn’t remember half the things that happened. He began to play FreeCell, and found out some days he could play and others he couldn’t. Hence, the need to a better diet, practices, and supplements.
  • Provigil increases your ability to focus and it is profound what you can do. It is a prescription medicine. The military uses it for fighter pilots in replacement of methamphetamine to stay up for 40-50 hours.
  • Aniracetam is our new Upgraded Brain
  • MCT Oil reverses disease in studies, as seen on our podcast episode #

Sleep Hacking?

  • Sleep is controlled by the reptilian brain
  • Improve the quality of your sleep, and you can recover faster
  • More good stress and good food during the day helps you have higher quality sleep
  • After your nervous system learns, your body knows you are not going to die and will be able to sleep less.

Holotropic Breath-work

  • Imitates LSD and you experience very strong visionary state
  • Dave learned a lot about himself. Answering questions like: Why am I here? What is holding me back?

Other Topics Discussed in the Show:

Better Baby Book

Get Some Ice Cream

Bulletproof Diet

Orgasm Talk – Tao Equation: Age–7 and divide by 4. Higher satisfaction with life

Bulletproof Coffee – 93% of Coffee from South America has mold!

1 Million People Prove 5 hours is Better than 8 of Sleep

ZEO- Sleep Tracker Sleep Cycle

iPhone App for Sleep Tracking

emWave 2 – Heart Rate Variability