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11 Biohacks to Increase Your Daily Performance

Plus A Virtual Walk Through The Bulletproof Biohacking Conference

- Real Talk Zone -Let’s get real for a moment. We’re going to learn a bunch of biohacks in this post, many of which I’ll ask you to try yourself.Feeling is understanding”, one of the speakers said. When you try a technique yourself and experience what it feels like, you’ll understand it at a deeper level. So commit to trying these techniques with me and be mindful of how they make you feel.We’ll do this together. Are you in? Good!
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Don’t worry! We won’t be doing these today :-)

Gratitude

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Inside the Biohacking Carnival

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Presence & Mindfulness

“In you, as in each human being, there is a dimension of consciousness far deeper than thought. It is the very essence of who you are. We may call it presence, awareness, the unconditioned consciousness.”

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“Mindfulness means paying attention in a particular way; On purpose, in the present moment, and non-judgementally.”

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** RECAP **

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1. Breathing — Wim Hof

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Try this:

Step 1: 30 power breaths

Step 2: breathe out fully and hold

Step 3: inhale fully again and hold for 15 seconds

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2. Cold — Wim Hof and Dave Asprey

Try this:

3. Meditation — Emily Fletcher and Dave Asprey

Try this:

The video is from a prior talk at Google. The meditation part is ~6 minutes long.

4. Internal Generator — Brendon Burchard and Dr. Robert Cooper

Try this:

Energy — 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1

Focus — 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1

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5. Power Poses — Max Gotzler

Try this:

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6. Laughter

Try this:

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7. Daily Prompts — Brendon Burchard, Emily Fletcher, Dr. Tami Meraglia, and Dr. Robert Cooper

Try this:

7. Daily Prompts

We talked earlier about the fog around our head. This is a long article and I’m sure fog has developed. Take a moment to clear it now.Bring your attention back to the present moment. This is your chance to practice mindfulness.So far, we’ve described these biohacks:- Gratitude
- Wim Hof Breathing Method
- Cold Therapy
- Meditation
- Internal Generator (check-ins)
- Power poses
- Laughter
- Daily Prompts
We have 4 more biohacks to cover. Let’s continue!

8. Eat More Butter & Fat — all attendees

** Butter Tangent Box **600 lbs of butter in 3 days.That’s 0.5 lbs per person.
1 stick of butter is 0.25 lbs (and 8 tablespoons).
So each person ate two sticks of butter, or 16 tablespoons.
The USDA recommends a total fat intake of 2 tablespoons per day. Each person had almost 3x that in butter alone.
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In total, that’s 75 gallons of butter consumed at the conference.
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That’s a LOT of butter!I also saw people who brought their own sticks of butter. As if there wouldn’t be enough. It seems sticks of butter are to biohackers what Kit Kat bars are to teenagers on Halloween.
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This guy really liked all the butter
There was fat in other surprising places too.Like the water…
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And the toothpaste…
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And the moisturizer…
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Even local restaurants began serving more fat.This was one of the most under-appreciated parts of conference. Seven restaurants in Pasadena adjusted their menus to serve Bulletproof meals. That means they had to learn the fundamentals of the Bulletproof diet, teach it to their staffs, change their suppliers to source higher-quality ingredients (including high-quality grass-fed butter), and adopt new cooking styles to meet Bulletproof standards.That’s amazing!I’m not sure if they’re still serving these Bulletproof meals now that the conference carnival has left town, but I am confident the people who worked the restaurants those days are a little more conscious of healthy eating. That knowledge will stay with them as they continue to evolve their menus over time.
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A local sushi restaurant prepared sashimi with Brain Octane oil.
While we’re speaking of Butter…Have you ever seen a car that looks like a stick of butter? Neither had I. But when butter-loving biohackers get together, things like this just happen…

The Concept

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The Real World

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I sat in the coffee cup as we drove the car around the block one evening. People gave us very weird looks :-)

Try this:

9. Quit Alcohol (or biohack it!) — James Swanwick

Try this:

Tips:

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10. Read Books — Tai Lopez

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Try this:

11. Find your biohacking allies

Your Challenge

1. Pick one of these biohacks

2. Commit to try it for 21 days

3. After 21 days, evaluate

Thank you

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Written by

Partner and Health Evangelist at @DryFarmWines. Aspiring writer with 3rd-grade drawing abilities. @Bulletproofexec conference emcee. Previously CTO @Factor75.

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