After building the Outliyr.com biohacking blog, I’ve gone forward with a podcast. This show is a thorough exploration of optimizing your existence. To perform at your highest level in any condition.
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Welcome to Mind Body Peak Performance.
You know that feeling of your brain and body firing on all cylinders? Feeling unstoppable? This show will make that your every day. Helping you look, feel, and perform your best. So that you can do the things you want without limitation. To thrive and not just survive. From rescuing high-stakes board meetings, to setting athletic records, to quickly mastering new hobbies, and everything in-between.
Together, we’re open-sourcing the tools, science and technologies of experts pushing the limits of human performance. For benefits that carry over to your career. Relationships. Fitness. Cognition. Hobbies. Work. And overall quality of life.
I’m your host Nick Urban, a performance health coach, athlete, biohacker, and a student of the world’s many peak minds.
In this episode I’ll tell my background story, and most importantly, what you’ll get out of the show.
I got my start through sports. I started eating clean and training hard for Football and later Rugby. I established healthy habits. By resisting temptation, I built discipline. I became resilient.
I dominated my sports, but somehow, at age 18, my body started to breakdown. I put up with allergies, intolerances, chronic fatigue, indigestion, sinusitis, extreme brain fog, and a slew of symptoms. Was this normal? I felt like crap. Then one day blood tests showed that I was on the brink of full-blown diabetes. So my learning journey began.
I dug into PubMed scientific research, read underground accounts of those challenging conventional wisdom, and questioned all my own beliefs.
I realized a fatal flaw of biohacking. Every “hack” opposing the body’s natural processes comes with unintended consequences. Sometimes, discovering those side effects can take decades. Instead, I began working with the body. I call this marrying of ancestral living and modern science bioharmony.
Bioharmony/biosynergy is the science of achieving your maximum potential by aligning with nature rather than fighting it.
I became a human guinea pig to find what really worked.
- I overhauled my diet.
- I started fasting.
- I reduced my training volume.
- I added specific supplements.
- I experimented with brain-boosting nootropics.
- I regularly exposed myself to extreme cold and heat.
- I spent more time with my bare feet on the ground and skin exposed to the sun.
- I focused on optimizing my mitochondria.
- I forced boredom and introspection into my busy schedule.
- I tracked all kinds of health biomarkers.
Months later, my follow-up doctors visit showed unbelievable improvements. My other symptoms had quietly faded, and I finally felt alive. Having tasted the potential of modern science, I was hooked.
Why stop now?
I gained the athletic edge, and my health morphed into performance. Which carried over to the classroom and my life as a whole. I exceeded what I thought possible of myself. Others noticed, and I began helping teammates design their own performance plans.
From doubling energy, to gaining mental clarity, guiding others towards their optimal life lights me up. Now, I’m excited to share the principles I’m learning from our guests on this show.
This show is for achievers. Achievers in ANY and ALL walks of life. For those that know that they can overcome their so-called “genetic destiny”. For the ones that embrace obstacles as the best path forward. For the ones dedicated to improving themselves every day.
You’re going to learn the favorite approaches Olympians, Fortune 100 CEOs, Nobel Prize Winners, shamanic healers, and other pioneers use to thrive and unlock their full potential:
- We’ll cover nootropics and cognitive enhancement
- We’ll break down the most powerful technologies on the planet
- We’ll examine popular biohacks
- We’ll go deep into promising molecules, herbs, and easily obtainable supplements
- We’ll explore the teachings of ancient mystics
- We’ll get you fit in minimal time
- We’ll dissect the science behind the hyper-productive flow state
- We’ll talk to researchers about extending healthspan
Make no mistake, optimal living takes work. But growth starts with the right information. Solutions that you won’t find in a Google Search or in everyday conversations.
Best of all, you’ll walk away from each episode with tangible steps to looking, feeling, and performing your best across all of life’s domains.
That’s all for today. Thanks for tuning in. You can find this (and all future episode) show notes at mindbodypeak.com/#-of-episode.
There you’ll find all the links, references, products, and guest details.
Less than 1% of people rise to their potential. You’ve now taken the first step, #badass.
If you enjoyed this episode, please give it a positive rating and review at the same place you downloaded it. If you have any questions, comments, or guest recommendations, meet me on my website at mindbodypeak.com. I appreciate your time. Thank you and I look forward to connecting with you.
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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 Personal Trainer, and a Performance Health Coach. Nick is driven by curiosity which has led him to study ancient medical systems (Ayurveda, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Hermetic Principles, etc), and modern science.
Music by Luke Hall