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Biohackers Lab Podcast – Discussing Ketones to Boost Memory and Other Biohacking Experiments

by Bob • September 9, 2017
in Media / Speaking

I had a fun time appearing on the Biohackers Lab podcast! Host Gary Kirwan and I discussed a wide range of topics, including some of my experiments with exogenous ketone esters to improve cognitive performance, photobiomodulation using red light, brain stimulation, and developing my personal data API. Visit the Biohackers Lab website for additional info and show notes, or you ... [ Read more ]
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Using NanoVi to Lower Oxidative Stress, Improve Body Composition, and Boost Mitochondria

by Bob • September 6, 2017
in Body, Data / Analytics, Experiments, Tech

Modern living wreaks cellular havoc within our bodies – polluted air and water, food, EMFs, and toxins we are exposed to from indoor and outdoor environments, air travel, solar radiation, smoking, and even intense exercise all produce cellular damage. If not addressed, damaged cells lead to lack of energy, aging, and poor health. A major cause of cellular damage is free radicals. A ... [ Read more ]
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Ketones for Optimal Cognitive Performance and Deep Ketosis

by Bob • September 3, 2017
in Body, Data / Analytics, Experiments, Mind

I’ve previously written about some experiments I’ve conducted involving ketosis, from intermittent fasting to longer five-day fasts and caloric restriction, to help my body kick-start production of ketones. However, in these cases getting into ketosis involved a lot of work so I was looking for ways to shortcut/“hack” the process. In recent years, exogenous ketone supplements have become very popular. ... [ Read more ]
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How to Build a DIY Near Infrared Sauna for Under $150

by Bob • September 3, 2017
in Body, Tech

I’m a huge fan of infrared saunas, and I’ve written previously about benefits I’ve experienced from using them. I recently hacked together my own DIY near infrared sauna for home/personal use, and it was so easy and affordable that I wanted to share! Infrared saunas come in several varieties, with the main difference being the wavelengths they produce, and in term ... [ Read more ]
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Using Sauna and Niacin Detox to Reduce Heavy Metals and Toxic Burden

by Bob • September 6, 2017
in Body, Environment, Experiments

tl;dr version: About two years ago an Organix Comprehensive Profile urine test revealed that I had some suppressed neurotransmitter function. I had a theory that this was in part due to exposure to toxic metals like mercury and lead. Toxic metals burden has been linked to lower levels of neurotransmitters such as serotonin and dopamine. [1] The body is quite capable of providing ... [ Read more ]
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Introducing BobAPI — A Personal API to Collect and Share All of My Life Data

by Bob • September 9, 2017
in Data / Analytics, Tech

Donating my body, er… being!… to (citizen) science. My requirements were relatively straightforward: “All Bob’s Data Are Belong to You.”¹ Although I had been kicking around the idea of building a personal API for some time, it wasn’t until earlier this year that I started cobbling together an early version of what exists today. While the code has undergone several ... [ Read more ]