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Tim vs Aging – Day 54 – MMA Workout, Plus Levine’s Phenotypic Age Indicator

Had a fine workout with Trisha, seems my jab is getting stiffer and my cardio is improving. I set a new record for “plank” (that godawful exercise where you rest on your elbows and toes, with your back straight in between). Having lost a few pounds probably helps.

To give some alternatives, while I have been using the Horvath test as an indicator of age, here is something called the Levine Phenotypic Age, which apparently has a .94 correlation with biological age.

Levine’s Phenotypic Age

The biomarkers shown in this test are apparently the normal ones that you get with your checkup tests. The video below “Optimizing Biological Age – Dr. Michael Lustgarten” is far in advance of my humble test, a gentleman who has been “biohacking” for over a decade. He claims that by adjusting his lifestyle and diet he has been able to reduce his biological age to about 32 years, 15 years younger than his chronological age of 47.

This is a long video, he goes through the criteria, his own results and the methodology he uses. Its complexity is reasonably high, but he makes it accessible to us amateurs.

One quick note, everything about this is “correlation” and as you undoubtedly know, correlation does not guarantee cause and effect. While Dr. Lustgarden may be very healthy (as he appears to be), there is no guarantee that changing the levels will make you live longer.

From my standpoint, I am much more interested in age reversal from a cellular standpoint, and those methods that reverse cellular deterioration. Rather than struggle to keep my diet on track, I want the restoration of my younger self.  The tests that I have read (again about those brave mice) contrary to mere correlation, have actually indicated a longer lifespan based on the supplements themselves.

But then again, the goal is to live as long as possible, so I’ll want to explore this method a bit. I may very well ask my doctor for the levels in the tests (or find some other way to get them). If there are some easy ways to make improvements in these levels I may try them out in Phase II or Phase III of the Tim vs. Aging Project.

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

Tim vs Aging – Day 32 – All is Normal – plus Fish Oil, good or not?

Tim vs Aging – Day 33 – Feeling my Oats! Relief from Muscle Pain, Disappointed in Tae Kwon Do

Tim vs Aging – Day 34 – On Track – Plus my Theory on Foot Massages

Tim vs Aging – Day 35 – Fasting, a Shot in the Arm, Plus Creatine

Tim vs Aging – Day 36 – Trisha Rained Out – Plus Human Growth Hormone (HGH)

Tim vs Aging – Day 37 – Saturday Downtime, Plus Do Eating Right and Exercise Help? Maybe Not…

Tim vs Aging – Day 38 – Back to Weights! – Plus Very Expensive Skin Cream

Tim vs Aging – Day 39 – Monday Sucks – Plus Should You Eat “Processed” Foods?

Tim vs Aging – Day 40 – MMA All the Way – Plus The Ultimate in Stem Cells for Anti-aging

Tim vs Aging – Day 41 – In Between – Plus More about Fisetin – Myths?

Tim vs Aging – Day 42 – Fasting Day – Plus Five Fitness Factor for Longer Life

Tim vs Aging – Day 43 – No Trish today- Success on Poundage

Tim vs Aging – Day 44 – Sore calves, suffering greatly! plus something 800 time stronger than Resveratrol

Tim vs Aging – Day 45 – Weights? Kicked out of Youfit – Plus some Anti-Aging Vocabulary!

Tim vs Aging – Day 46 – In between day – Results from the Telomere Test

Tim vs Aging – Day 47 – Minor Project Breakdown – What Can I Do About It?

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