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Ultrarunner Lisa Tamati's top tips for running when exercise is limited

As people hit the streets for exercise during restricted alert levels, one of the country's greatest ultrarunners is warning would-be athletes to prepare properly.Taranaki runner Lisa Tamati has competed in more than 140 ultramarathons around the globe, totalling over 70,000 kilometres.And although she said it was awesome to see people hitting the streets for a run during lockdown and at alert level 2, they could actually be doing themselves more harm than good.“I’ve dedicated my life to run...

September 15, 2021

Running for mental and physical health

From a post by Journalist Peter Thornton "One of New Zealand’s greatest ultrarunners says it’s awesome to see people hitting the streets in huge numbers during lockdown but has urged them to have a training plan.Throughout her 25 year career, Lisa Tamati competed in over 140 ultramarathons around the globe, totalling over 70,000km of running.She retired five years ago and is now a coach alongside her business partner Exercise Scientist Neil Wagstaff to over 700 athletes.Running is one o...

September 8, 2021

Understanding Growth Hormone and how to increase it naturally

In this video I explain why growth hormone is so important and how it can slow your ageing and increase your athletic potential and more and how you can use various supplements, behavioural and protocols to naturally increase your Growth Hormone levels.For more info on upgrading your biology, longevity, anti aging, high performance make sure you to subscribe to our channel and to our podcast "Pushing the Limits" on itunes, libsyn, stitcher, spotify etc or stream here on youtube or at www.lisatam...

August 8, 2021

Can Diabetes Be Reversed By Taking An NMN Supplement?

Swapping roast potatoes and white toast for low-GI (glycemic index) is an all-too-familiar pattern across the world as those at risk of developing diabetes try every diet going to keep high blood glucose at bay. A remarkable new study released in April 2021 has shown there could be a much easier way to prevent diabetes developing though – and NMN is right at the heart of it. The fascinating new study, published in Science, drilled down into the effects supplementing with NMN for 10-weeks ...

July 3, 2021

How fasting can clear out old, damaged cells and prevent needless ageingNew post

Growing evidence points to preventing cells from entering the senescent cycle as being one of the fundamental ways of fighting the ageing process. In our previous newsletter we look at exactly why our bodies turn to the senescent cycle. Now it’s time to explore the best ways to prevent senescence, and ways to clear out old, damaged senescent cells when they do occur. Some of the best ways to avoid the DNA damage that leads to cells entering the senescence cycle in the firs...

June 3, 2021

How To Respond To Stress And Build Resilience

How can you build resilience? Resilience is often linked to positive thinking, practising gratitude, and powering through. But it’s much more than that. It encompasses concepts such as learning to adapt, as well as rest and recovery. At its core, it’s about being able to cope and handle stress better.  How Does Stress Affect the Brain? Stress manifests in various ways. It can show up somatically (e.g. tense muscles, headache, body pains), affecting physical health. It could also impact ...

April 15, 2021

The Sleepy Path To Good Health

It is not simple to be healthy, a lot goes into keeping all the mind and body’s systems operating well.  It staggers me to think of the 10 trillion odd individual cells in our body all having to do a myriad of jobs, processes and reactions to function optimally and it’s doing all that without our conscious awareness. We truly are little miracles walking around. Very complex little miracles.One of the key pillars of good health though is good quality sleep. Too much emphasis I belie...

March 1, 2021

The Low Down On Antioxidants And Free Radicals - Oxidative Damage

Antioxidants and Free radicals One for the runners: Did you know that when you exercise intensively you INCREASE the free radical burden in your body? Everyone of us has, what may be called, our antioxidant protective capacity. That means our bodies normally use antioxidants to protect us against the harmful impact of free radicals. This capacity is partly gene dependent for example the SOD2 gene but is also dependent on your nutrition. First of all, what are antioxidants? They are molecular su...

February 21, 2021

Harnessing the power of NAD and NMN for anti-aging and longevity

If you are like me you and are over 35 (I am 52) no doubt you have thought about how to slow down the bodies aging. Aging isn't just wrinkles and buying moisturisers for your skin it's about what is happening on a cellular level, on the inside. Over time we start to slowly notice that our energy is going down, our skin is wrinkling and creypey, our immune system isn't doing it's surveillance job quite so well, our speed and agility have decreased and a ton of other horrible effects so ...

February 13, 2021

Anti-Aging - NMN - Will it break a fast if I take it?

Nicotinamide Mononucleotide the precursor to NAD+ something our body's need as much as ATP. In fact we would die in 30 seconds without it. NAD+ is that important. So many are turning to NMN (Nicotinamide Mononucleotide a precursor molecule to build their NAD+ l levels. Fast becoming the anti-ageing wonder supplement the world is turning to, one of the key questions on everyone’s mind is whether it is possible to experience the multitude of NMN benefits whilst also fasting? For ...

January 27, 2021

TrailRun Magazine - Australia/NZN RELENTLESS Book Review by Lauren Shay

If there’s one person who embodies hardcore, it’s extreme endurance athlete Lisa Tamati. The New Zealand ultramarathon runner has taken on and emerged victorious from – albeit a little scathed – some of the most gruelling races and adventures on the planet.  Badwater? She’s done it twice. Marathondes Sables? Yep, done that twice, too. Running the length of New Zealand, crossing the Libyan desert unsupported, and traversing thousands of kilometres across the Arabian, Jordan, Niger,...

October 15, 2020

The Power of Understanding Your Own DNA with Dr Mansoor Mohammed

No two people have the same genetics. Your DNA tells a unique story about you. It also determines your risks of developing chronic diseases and getting infected by viruses. In the time of a pandemic, it pays to gain insights into your health by getting a personalised genetic report. The DNA Company CEO Dr Mansoor Mohammed returns to this podcast for the third time. Dr Mansoor shares and explains the results of the gene test Lisa did with them. He also talks about functional genomics and how know...

September 11, 2020

Running Through Hell - Ultrarunning and Mental Strength

On the American H.V.M.N Podcast with Geoffrey Woo. Lisa Tamati is a professional ultra endurance athlete who has crushed some of the toughest endurance events in the world, such as the grueling Badwater Ultramarathon held in Death Valley. Lisa became the first woman from New Zealand to complete this infamous race. Lisa’s adventures have taken her far and wide, including a harrowing expedition through the Libyan Desert that nearly killed her. Despite having over 140 ultramarathons under her bel...

May 9, 2020

Transcript of the Interview with Nobel Prize Winning Anti-Aging Scientist Dr Bill Andrew on Reversing Aging and The Latest Breakthroughs in Telomere Science

Dr Bill Henry Andrews, Ph.D. is an American molecular biologist and gerontologist whose career has centered on searching for a cure for human aging. Andrews is the founder and president of the biotechnology company Sierra Sciences.  Aging is a complex and difficult topic that has been the centre of attention of many scientists for centuries. That's also what Bill Andrews, Ph.D. has made his challenge to solve.Aging isn't an accident. We age because our telomeres get shorter and our cells ag...

April 29, 2020

Inspirational Runners Series - Maribel Dichard

In the fall of 2014, Maribel Dichard felt herself hitting rock bottom. Outwardly, she had it all. A successful career, loving marriage and two healthy children. However, she also had a drinking problem, “I hit a point where I realized my kids could see it.” That evening, she took her last drink and quickly discovered running.Maribel grew up in Lorton, VA, just south of DC. The second oldest of five children, she thrived in the classroom. Her mother couldn’t speak English and getting r...

April 11, 2020

8 Week Strength Training Program For Runners

Here is what you will learn: Maybe youʼre a struggling new runner, maybe youʼre a seasoned professional, whatever the case we hope you find a nugget or two in this guide to help you get more out of your training. 1. Whether it's your first 5km or your hundredth ultramarathon, you’ll learn our holistic training system that is simple to understand and to stick to. 2. Our 5 pillars approach which is very different than most coaches out there - Run Sessions, Mobility Workouts, Strength, Nutritio...

April 4, 2020

Brain Derived Neurotrophic Factor - What it does and how to increase it

In this article I wanted to do a deep dive into a very important protein that your body makes known as BDNF or Brain Derived Neurotrophic Factor. What the heck is that you might well ask and why should I care? Well it's a very important ubiquitous protein in the brain that has a massive impact on the health of your brain and your mood and behaviour and your ability to function at optimal levels.  It's produced by the BDNF gene which plays a crucial role in maintaining neural plast...

March 28, 2020

Dr Mansoor Mohammed Immunologist on the Corona Virus

Lisa interviews this week Dr Mansoor Mohammed immunologist on what exactly makes the Covid-19 virus so dangerous, how it's transmitted, how it enters the body and what it does once it's there.He talks about who exactly fits in the high risk group and how long the virus can live outside of its human host on various surfaces. They also discuss how containing it and taking drastic action will not stop the spread but slow the spread and therefore the load on the public health system so as not to co...

March 24, 2020

Relentless Leadership - Lisa to guest on the Active CEO Podcast

On this episode of the active CEO Podcast, Craig Johns speaks with Lisa Tamati about relentless leadership in life as we go all in on saving her mums life, overcoming the toughest ultra-marathon races in the world, the GRIT to overcome adversity, and going above and beyond medical advice to find a solution for her mum. We also talk about imposter syndrome, the importance of hope, optimising your DNA, and learning how to pivot and change direction in life. ACTIVE CEO PODCAST Listen here Lisa Tam...

March 24, 2020

How Contagious is the Corona Virus and all the facts you need to know

Lisa interviews this week Dr Mansoor Mohammed immunologist on what exactly makes the Covid-19 virus so dangerous, how it's transmitted, how it enters the body and what it does once it's there.He talks about who exactly fits in the high risk group and how long the virus can live outside of its human host on various surfaces. They also discuss how containing it and taking drastic action will not stop the spread but slow the spread and therefore the load on the public health system so as not to co...

March 22, 2020

New Updates from Dr Mansoor Mohammed Immunologist and functional Genomics Scientist on Corona Virus

Two days ago we posted another article from World Leading Functional Genomics Scientist and Immunologist Dr Mansoor Mohammed on the Corona Virus. Information without the hype and just the facts. Dr Mohammed has now added this article to the information he wants to share with people about Corona Viruses ability to survive outside the human host and much more  Dr Mansoor states: The data collected by Dr. Doremalen and colleagues demonstrate that:1. SARS-CoV-2 can survive in the aerosolized d...

March 18, 2020

Leading Functional Genomics Scientist Dr Mohammed on the Corona Virus

Dr Mansoor Mohammed is the author of this article. He was just this week featured on our podcast "Pushing the Limits". You can listen to that episode  on 'Hacking your Genes' here:Podcast Dr. Mohammed is the Founder and President of ManaGene considered one of the most innovative leaders in the emerging personalised medicine and lifestyle genomics space. Dr. Mohammed is widely regarded as a pioneer in medical genomics and has been the recipient of multiple academic and industry awards. ...

March 14, 2020

OF LOVE AND GRATITUDE AND PAYING IT FORWARD

I just wanted to say thanks for your attention over the past couple of weeks as we get ready to launch my new book “Relentless”. It’s been one hell of a journey to get to this point both from mum’s rehabilitation point of view and from the book writing and publishing side. I am beyond grateful to every single person on both of these journeys who contributed to the mission. Without a fantastic bunch of people around me none of this would be possible and so it’s time for me to pay i...

March 6, 2020

The power of Algae - spirulina and chlorella to optimise your health

We all know we need to eat more greens. But I bet you can't guess what is actually the *most alkaline, plant-based food in the entire world* (here's a few hints)... 🧬...it's a single cell organism ...it's 4 billion years old ...it's endorsed by NASA and the United Nations! In case you’re wondering, the answer to the above is ALGAE and we can’t wait to tell you more about this amazing superfood on this week’s episode of the Pushing the Li...

March 3, 2020

Why you need to take responsibility for your own health and not give it up to others

My new book  "Relentless" is finally out. This is a story about bringing my mum back from massive brain damage after an aneurysm four years ago, overcoming on the way huge obstacles and beating incredible odds. On this journey with my mum and in my own life and the health battles that I have faced personally one thing has become clear to me.Although allopathic medicine is amazing and the advances made are incredible and although they are incredible when it comes to acute trauma, when it com...

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