Category: Quantified Self
In many of my ‘Health‘ related posts, I write about how just about everything I do is informed with data. This data comes in many forms, wearables, blood work, subjective feeling. The best experiments that I’ve done usually start with hypotheses that arise out of research that I’ve done related to DNA analysis. I’ve tried […]
In Pursuit of Metabolic Flexibility
Origins of the Pursuit for Metabolic Flexibility There was a time when I was a big advocate of ‘grazing’. Everything I was taught growing up emphasized this. Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. When I began playing sports, it was crucial to be eating constant small meals in order to ‘maximize gains’. […]
I’m constantly experimenting with ways to improve my health. Experiments should always begin with a hypothesis. They should also be designed in a way to control as many variables as possible. If you don’t have a way to measure outcomes, you’re just guessing about the overall effectiveness of what you’re testing, no matter how well […]
Vessel Health Review
I discovered Vessel Health while looking for a way to monitor my cortisol levels. As with many of these things, I was skeptical at first, but still very eager to give it a try. I contemplated signing up for months. Eventually, I got a discount for a month’s supply of test cards. I already […]
Taking My Metabolic Fitness to new ‘Levels’
My experience in the levels health beta test. Review of Levels hardware and software.
I’ve Seen the (Red) Light
Just about every thought leader that I follow in the Bio-Hacking space is a fan of Photobiomodulation (PBM). Some use it for reducing pain and inflammation or as a post workout recovery technique. Others tout the benefits related to skin health and collagen production. Still others claim it’s a miracle for increasing libido. Based on […]
My Daily Ritual
The thing I am asked about most often is some variant of “How are you able to do everything that you do?”… It’s usually buttressed by things like: “You have so many interests.”… “You’re married with kids, how do you have the time?” or “Do you ever have down time? I just want to watch […]
Oura ring review
Oura ring review from a long time Quantified Selfer and former Hello Sense user.