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The Consistency Project
The Consistency Project
on the Best Strategy to Fight Chronic Disease (Maybe)
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The Consistency Project
The Consistency Project
on the Best Strategy to Fight Chronic Disease (Maybe)
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Topics include:

Healthspan versus lifespan and how industrialization changes their trajectories
What is the “Active-grandparent hypothesis” (why do we live well beyond our reproductive years)?
Exercise as a stress that causes damage necessitating stronger defense and repair mechanisms
Why preventing diseases like heart disease and cancer requires strong defense and repair mechanisms
How to optimize health via exercise (is foraging the new exercise? Is more better?)
Why could exercise be more important than nutrition for disease prevention
How our view of what the golden years “should be” may be at odds with optimal health

Referenced articles:

Lieberman, et al. 2021. The active grandparent hypothesis
Paffenbarger et al., 1986. Physical activity and all-cause mortality with Harvard alumni
Piercy et al., 2018. 80% of Americans are insufficiently active

Referenced episodes:

On Performance vs. Longevity
On Measuring Recovery to Optimize Performance

 

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