83- Dr. Dan Pardi on Sleep Optimization, Increasing Brain Neuroplasticity and the HumanOS

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Welcome to the Muscle Expert Podcast Dr. Dan Pardi!  Dr. Pardi is the founder of the HumanOS heath mastery plan and an expert on sleep optimization.  Ben and Dan look into the effects that sleep deprivation has on hormones and body composition.  They discuss the variables of sleep, how it is influencing brain recovery  and neuroplasticity.  Lastly Dr. Pardi tells us about his new health mastery course HumanOS.

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Time Stamps:

3:30-  How much is sleep influencing body composition?

5:20- What is leptin and how is it effected by sleep and diet?

8:00-  Obesity is one of the biggest health risks facing the US population. How not getting enough sleep could be a primary contributor to that epidemic.

10:55-  Reasons why sleep deprivation is becoming more prevalent.

13:00- Light’s effect on our circadian rhythm and how modern life is interrupting it.

15:00- Resetting your circadian rhythm in 30 minutes a day.

19:45- The blueprint of your sleep cycles.

24:00- Food on sleep.  How your diet effects your sleep cycles.

28:45- Why we sleep.  The theory on how Interleukin-1 and TNF-Alpha effect neuroplasticity.

30:00- How sleep meds effect the types of sleep you are getting.

33:15- Dr. Pardi’s research on ways to hack your sleep.

36:20- GHB to treat insomnia?

43:15- A deep dive on optimizing your brain.  Dr. Pardi’s advice to function at your highest potential.

49:40-  How to hack your BDNF production.

52:40-  Dan’s advice to live your ultimate life.

54:45- The HumanOS health mastery course.  What Dan is doing to teach positive health behaviors.

1:01:45- Three books Dan recommends.

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Ben Pakulski

Ben Pakulski

Since first lifting weights as a teenager, Ben has been on a mission to do whatever it takes… …to become the most muscular man on the planet! On the eve of The Arnold Classic, he confronts the dark realities of bodybuilding… And his own future! Follow him on his journey…

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Formerly the Muscle Expert Podcast. The world’s top authority on intelligent muscle building and fat loss gives us a simple to understand deep dive into the complex world of building a body you love, and living your greatness. Weekly interviews with leading experts in a vast number of scientific fields focusing on health optimization (nutrition, sleep, hormones, mindfulness and mind set), strength, (both physical and mental), and muscle hypertrophy. Learn proven strategies for optimum life performance, whether it be in the gym, the board room or the bedroom; this is the blueprint for becoming the upgraded modern man. Ladies, this podcast is for you too. The topics, tips, and life hacks covered are essential for every individual who wants to upgrade themselves mentally and physically.

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