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10 of the Best Ways to See How Fast You’re Aging (or How Young You’re Staying!)

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When it comes to the discussion of longevity and aging, you’re no doubt familiar with the so-called Blue Zones1 – environments in which unique characteristics and lifestyles seem to produce the world’s longest-lived people. Elements such as high intake of wild plants, absence of smoking, legume intake, conscientiousness, gratitude, tannin-rich beverages and a handful of other qualitative markers are associated with these zones. And while these markers are indeed valuable subjective measurements of longevity or risk of mortality, I’m a fan of combining such measurements with quantitative, objective data and biomarkers that truly allow one to marry ancestral wisdom with modern science. Continue reading

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Obstacle Race Addiction: The Rising Need for Pre-planning and Biomarkers

The Obstacle Race is growing in popularity. This is a guest blog post submitted by Joe DiStefano.

Obstacle Course Racing, or OCR, is the newest endurance sport to capture the interest of an international mass market. This year, nearly a million people from around the globe will compete in a Spartan Race, one of the largest organizations that host these physically demanding running events. The events require participants to not only race across grueling and unpredictable terrain but also climb, crawl, leap, swim, and traverse their way over and past the course’s many obstacles.

Obstacle Race addiction

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The course distances range from 5k to a full marathon. For the average person, Continue reading

The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice of any kind. Any information in these posts should not be acted upon without consideration of primary source material and professional input from one's own healthcare professionals.