Basics of High-Performance Functional Living

  |   EP24   |   68 mins.

Mind Body Peak Performance Podcast Interview with Coach Jaker Carter

Nothing in life is random. “Randomness” indicates one or more causal factors that we don’t yet understand.

I’m constantly searching for systems, frameworks, and knowledge that adds to my understanding. That’s what drew me to holistic health, and how I came across this week’s guest

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About Jake Carter

Jake Carter is a Global Educator and Researcher in Functional Medicine and Nutrition and is the Founder of The Carter Institute. He has mentored and taught health professionals and coaches in more than 31 countries, teaching thousands through his seminars, content, and training.

Top things you’ll learn from Jake Carter

  • Virtual summit and events to accelerate learning around specific topics
    • Jake is focusing on crypto, ecommerce, and precious metals
  • Short-term health sacrifice is okay if you optimize most of the time
  • Powerful morning routine for productivity
    • Your ideal routine will help you drop into the flow state fast
    • Jake gets 3X more down when he follows his routine
  • View decisions through the lens of energy, not time
  • The “Be, Do, Have” model for effectively achieving outcomes
    • Focus on being over doing
  • Using biohacking tech when natural version is unavailable
  • Humans didn’t have chairs until ~2,000 years ago
  • The balance between health boundaries and orthorexia
  • The importance of education
    • Jake has so far invested $350,000 in his own education
    • World changes rapidly
    • Modern health gurus should understand diagnostic basics (blood work, DNA testing, etc)
    • Now educates doctors and people with high credentials
  • The only TWO reasons people aren’t successful
    • Wrong story
    • Wrong system
  • Humans are sicker than ever
    • 1 in 2 have at least one chronic disease
    • Over 500,000 infants in the USA are prescribed psychiatric medication
    • 1 in 3 males have infertile sperm
    • 1 in 10 have ADHD
    • 1 in 10 have asthma
  • Ancient systems hold many solutions to 21st century medical mysteries
    • 17-23 year lag between research and implementation into medical practice
    • “One man’s medicine is anothers poison” — Hippocretes on biochemical individuality
    • “All disease begins in the gut” – Hippocretes
  • What has caused the decline in modern medicine
    • Carnergie report
    • Influence of the Rockefeller family restructured ciriculum and banned natural approaches
    • Appeal to authority preventing us from questioning what we see
  • The inadequacy of the “Calories in – Calories out” weight loss equation
    • Micronutrients dictate macronutrient usage
  • Nutrients required for optimal mitochondria function
  • Hidden costs of quarantine
    • Physical inactivity as detrimental to health as smoking
    • Since 9/11, suicide has killed 4X more Americans than the military
    • Inadequate stimulation of the vital neuropeptide oxytocin
  • The power of community
    • High stress increases mortality by 30% unless caring for other people
    • A study found community is stronger than morphine addiction
    • Achieving goals becomes easier with social support

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This podcast is brought to you by

Nick Urban is a biohacker, data scientist, athlete, founder of Outliyr, and the host of the Mind Body Peak Performance Podcast. He is a certified CHEK Practitioner, a Certified Personal Trainer, and a Performance Health Coach. Nick is a student of ancient medical systems (Ayurveda, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Hermedic Principles, etc), and modern science.

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Music by Luke Hall

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