Gary Brecka: 5 Ways Sitting is Shortening Your Lifespan & 2 Changes to Transform Your Daily Routine

Do you want to know why sitting for a long time shortens your lifespan? Do you want to know how to transform your daily routine? Today, Jay is joined by Gary Brecka, the Co-Founder and Chief Biologist of 10X Health and the founder of The Ultimate Human. With more than 20 years of Bio-Hacking and functional medicine experience, Gary has worked with and everyone from CEOs to professional athletes from the UFC, NFL, Professional Boxing, and entertainment industries.  What will you do when there is a possibility to predict how many more years you have left? Jay and Gary ponder on how our daily habits and emotional states impact our overall health and longevity, the dangers of a sedentary lifestyle and emphasizing on the need for regular movement, the benefits of deep, intentional breathing to enhance physical and mental well-being, and the complexities of mental health disorders, shedding light on common misunderstandings and the reasons why some supplements may not deliver their promised benefits.  In this interview, you'll learn: How to boost your emotional health with simple daily practices How to reduce health risks by moving more throughout the day How to deepen and lengthen your breaths for better health How to clear your mind by understanding and addressing brain fog This conversation is focused on empowering listeners with knowledge to make healthier lifestyle choices. With Love and Gratitude, Jay Shetty What We Discuss: 00:00 Intro 01:13 Predicting Your Lifespan 09:17 What Is An Emotional State? 12:54 Sedentary Lifestyle Is a Health Hazard 15:37 Why You Need to Breath Deeper and Longer 22:44 Why Mental Health Disorders are Often Misunderstood 32:20 The Some Supplements Don’t Work 36:54 The Science Behind Brain Fog 44:30 Pre and Postpartum Care 48:55 Folic Acid Mutation 50:36 Deficiencies Are Passed Down, Not Diseases 56:01 What’s Wrong with Tap Water? 01:03:02 How Much Chlorine is in Your Water? 01:06:41 Gary on Final Five  Episode Resources: Gary Brecka | TikTok Gary Brecka | Instagram Gary Brecka | LinkedIn Gary Brecka | YouTube Gary Brecka | Website The Ultimate Human with Gary Brecka See for privacy information.

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I’m Jay Shetty host of On Purpose the worlds #1 Mental Health podcast and I’m so grateful you found us. I started this podcast 5 years ago to invite you into conversations and workshops that are designed to help make you happier, healthier and more healed. I believe that when you (yes you) feel seen, heard and understood you’re able to deal with relationship struggles, work challenges and life’s ups and downs with more ease and grace. I interview experts, celebrities, thought leaders and athletes so that we can grow our mindset, build better habits and uncover a side of them we’ve never seen before. New episodes every Monday and Friday. Your support means the world to me and I don’t take it for granted — click the follow button and leave a review to help us spread the love with On Purpose. I can’t wait for you to listen to your first or 500th episode!