• 7 Ways to Improve Your Health through the PGC1 Pathway

    Ya’ll have probably heard me talk about the benefits of ketosis before. You may have also heard me preach the benefits of fasting. The truth is, both of those things are key in my ever-improving health, but there is no one or two things I do to make myself feel optimal… it’s several things. My top seven things I do to get and keep myself feeling great all work through the same pathway, the PGC1 alpha pathway. If you want to know more about what that is and how I biohack mine, read on!   What is the PGC1 Protein Pathway?   PGC1 (peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor gamma coactivator 1-alpha) is…

  • What is Keto?

    I feel like I’m about to beat a dead horse, ya’ll   … and I really don’t want to. Like I really, really don’t want to. For you guys, I would do anything, though. So here goes with the quick and dirty of it! There are two main energy pathways within our bodies. We can utilize glucose metabolism where our bodies take carbohydrates from our diet and convert them to energy. With this method, you get 4 kcal (units of energy) for every 1 gram of carbohydrate. The other option is to use fat for energy (ketosis) through the process of beta-oxidation. With beta-oxidation you get 9 kcal/units of energy…

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