You've learned about cold exposure, so let's bring on the heat! This week we're discussing the multitude of benefits that come with heat exposure and sweating. You will about the powerhouse of hormetic heat stress, called heat shock proteins, and the many ways that heat can optimize your health, metabolic function and longevity. We discuss the differences between traditional and infrared saunas, and ways to get exposure if you can't get to a sauna!
0:42 Welcome to the show!
3:00 Our natural healing capability
3:50 Why do we need heat exposure?
4:48 The Burger King sauna5
6:27 The benefit of “heat shock proteins”
9:15 HSP-70 for longevity
9:51 STUDY: reduction in all-cause mortality
10:36 How does it detoxify us?
12:33 Niacin/Sauna Protocol
14:32 Benefits on Athletic Performance
17:20 Cardiovascular health
19:48 STUDY: hs-CRP with consistent sauna use
23:13 *Three Spirit Ad*
22:15 The importance of consistency
24:05 Cognitive Function & Neurogenesis
26:28 Does is help with weight loss?
27:00 STUDY: calories burned in a session
28:05 Glucose & Insulin Regulation
30:02 Neurotransmitter rebalancing
32:27 Ways to get heat exposure
34:53 Near-infrared light in nature
38:57 What if you don’t have access to a sauna?
41:29 Key takeaways for heat exposure
45:20 Contraindications for heat
46:07 Thanks for tuning in!
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