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Tim vs Aging – Day 24 -Travel Third Day – plus Potential for Brain Cell Repair

If you want to know about today, just read the first paragraph from yesterday. Not really anything new. My travels are fun so I’m getting a bit of exercise, but I have no discipline whatsoever. Supplements taken, calories within budget.

One of the things that I have heard for many years is that, unlike the cells in the rest of your body, brain cells do not replace themselves. This makes sense because neurons have configurations that represent memory, so replacing them with new cells would be a loss. I seem to remember something from long ago that said they do replace themselves but the time frame is something like 150 years, so we are long dead before it happens. I don’t know and I’m too lazy to pull up this vague reference from long ago.

The study I was reading today says that while neurons do not replicate, they do repair their genomes. This
study says that the repair process prioritizes certain genetic “hotspots” that are critical for “neural identity and function.”


As related to anti-aging and the project, right now I take supplements to get rid of senescent cells and to help generate new cells. The biology and the chemistry of these processes are the subjects of intense research since they lead to, well, anti-aging and the potential to reverse aging.

The reason I find this exciting is that since science is looking into this process, they will soon start to identify the mechanisms that trigger this repair and the chemistry behind it. Once you do that you can find ways to encourage the brain to repair itself. If you want to prevent or reverse aging, the brain is (obviously) the most important organ to work on.

And of course, if you are a frozen head in a cryo-chamber somewhere, this is the field of science you really want to progress.

This project is designed to test certain methods, but if you know the term “escape velocity” with respect to anti-aging, then you know that a lot of work has to be done before we have substantial life extension and “near” immortality. We will get there.

Arlovsky in rare form. But I’m not afraid, I will challenge him when I am ready.

For those of you not aware, former UFC Champion Andre Arlovsky won his fight against relative newcomer Chase Sherman. Andre totally dominated. This is good because when I challenge Arlovsky to a cage death match, I want him to be at his best!  I, of course, will be 20 years younger than I am now, and ready to whip him!

Tim vs. Aging – T minus 9 days – The Framework

Tim vs. Aging – T minus 8 days – Choosing the Epigenetic Test

Tim vs. Aging – T minus 7 days – The Supplements

Launch in 1 Day – What I am NOT doing (And would like to!)

Tim vs. Aging – T minus 6 days – High Intensity Workouts

Tim vs. Aging – T minus 5 days – The Hyberbaric Chamber

Tim vs. Aging – T minus 4 days – Stretching and Weightlifting

Tim vs. Aging – T minus 3 days – The Diet

Tim vs. Aging – T minus 2 days – Fasting

Tim vs Aging – Day 1 – The Project Begins

Tim vs Aging – Day 2 – First Weight Training Day

Tim vs Aging – Day 3 – Day After Weights, Soreness Kicks In

Tim vs Aging – Day 4 – Torture by Trisha

Tim vs Aging – Day 5 – A Strange Tangent

Tim vs Aging – Day 6 – Fasting

Tim vs Aging – Day 7 – Some Results!

Tim vs Aging – Day 8 – Anyone want to knock 20 years off of their biological age?

Tim vs Aging – Day 9 – The Weights – Plus Gut Bacteria?

Tim vs Aging – Day 10 – Off to the Doctor’s for a Checkup

Tim vs Aging – Day 11 – Some Baseline Data, and Maintaining Consistency

Tim vs Aging – Day 12 – Over the First Hump, plus Do Bodybuilders Die Sooner?

Tim vs Aging – Day 13 – Fasting Day, Ketosis Explained, plus What the Heck is a Niacin Flush?

Tim vs Aging – Day 14 – Recovery and Acceleration

Tim vs Aging – Day 15 – R&R, plus What is TRIIM?

Tim vs Aging – Day 16 – Weights, Wine — and a Foot Massage!

Tim vs Aging – Day 17 – No Weight Soreness, Gotta Have Pudding! – Develop Your Support System

Tim vs Aging – Day 18 – Torture by Trisha, Support Systems (cont.)

Tim vs Aging – Day 19 – Fasting Day, and Bacteria to Lose Weight

Tim vs Aging – Day 20 – Torture, but not too bad – plus a Cult progeny that is Good For You!

Tim vs Aging – Day 21 – Travel Day Screws the Schedule. And I am Officially Young Again!!!

Tim vs Aging – Day 22 – Still Traveling. Let’s talk about ‘Caloric Restriction’

Tim vs Aging – Day 23 – Travel Second Day – Plus Transhumans and Cutting Edge Biotech

Tim vs Aging – Day 24 -Travel Third Day – plus Potential for Brain Cell Repair

Tim vs Aging – Day 25 – Homebound – Makeup for lost time – lost weight – Oysters!!

Tim vs Aging – Day 26 – MMA workout – plus Hair Color Restoration?

Tim vs Aging – Day 27 – A Bit Sore – plus Criticism of the Hyberbaric Chamber Strategy

Tim vs Aging – Day 28 – Fasting – plus Will Immortality Lead to Overpopulation?

Tim vs Aging – Day 29 – Fasting is easy – plus Why Don’t People Exercise???

Tim vs Aging – Day 30 – Half Way There! Some Subjective Results

Tim vs Aging – Day 31 – Minor Schedule Break – plus Extending Life with Stem Cells

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