“A strong, resilient mind is the cornerstone of a healthy and happy life. In Head Strong, Dave Asprey explains how to ditch the ‘brain kryptonite’ that impedes our cognitive health so that we can all perform optimally―now and in the future.” (Michele Promaulayko, Editor-in-Chief, Cosmopolitan, author of 20 Pounds Younger and Look Better Naked)
“Head Strong is a powerfully important book. Dave Asprey knows what it is like to suffer, but also how to take thoughtful action to heal and protect the most important part of humans: our brains. I highly recommend it.” (Daniel Amen, MD Founder, Amen Clinics and author of Change Your Brain, Change Your Life and co-author of The Brain Warrior’s Way Daniel Amen, MD Founder, Amen Clinics and author of Change Your Brain, Change Your Life and co-author of The Brain Warrior’)
“Dave Asprey has masterfully utilized leading edge neuroscience as well as his extensive personal experience to create a user-friendly guide that will clearly fulfill its promise to protect, restore, and enhance brain function. Head Strong is a tour de force.” (David Perlmutter, MD, FACN, ABIHM, author of #1 New York Times bestseller, Grain Brain, and The Grain Brain Whole Life Plan)
“The small choices we make every day have a major impact on our mental performance. Head Strong offers a program that shows readers how to enjoy enhanced focus, better moods, and more energy. Highly recommended!” (Steven Masley, MD, FAHA, FACN, FAAFP, CNS, best-selling author of The 30-Day Heart Tune-Up and Smart Fat)
“Your brain is the most valuable resource you have. Dave Asprey’s Head Strong program is full of simple tools to help you unlock the mental speed and energy of a modern day superhero. If you want to upgrade your performance, this book is a must read.” (Jim Kwik, Celebrity Memory Coach, CEO of Kwik Learning & SuperheroYou)
“Over the next decade, we will learn to extend the human lifespan 30-plus years. Mitochondrial health is fundamental to that goal. Head Strong is a comprehensive roadmap for maximizing brainpower and maintaining a strong, sharp, and resilient mind.” (Peter H. Diamandis, MD, New York Times Bestselling Author of Abundance and Bold; Co-Founder, Human Longevity, Inc., XPRIZE & Singularity University)
From the Back Cover
Bulletproof Means Smarter, Faster, Happier. . . .
From the bestselling author and creator of BulletproofTM Coffee comes a revolutionary plan to upgrade your brainpower—in two weeks or less.
For the last decade, Silicon Valley entrepreneur Dave Asprey has worked with world-renowned doctors and scientists to uncover the latest, most innovative methods for enhancing mental and physical performance by taking control of his own biology—a process known as “biohacking.” In his first book, The Bulletproof Diet, Asprey shared his biohacking tips for creating a better body. Now, in Head Strong, Asprey shows readers how to biohack their way to a smarter, faster, sharper brain—in two weeks or less.
Ask yourself: How would your life and health improve if your mind were working at its full potential? You’d be able—possibly for the first time in your life—to do more in less time. Instead of experiencing fatigue, lack of focus, forgetfulness, and food cravings on a daily
basis, you would enjoy sustained energy, productivity, and mental clarity. You’d be able to accomplish even the most difficult tasks with ease and feel confident about everything you do. And instead of getting older, you’d just get better.
In Head Strong, Asprey shows that all of this—and more—is possible. Following his program, which combines the latest insights from neuroscience with a hacker-inspired focus on fast results, you will learn how to take your mental performance to the next level. The Head Strong program will help you
- Supercharge the cellular powerhouses of your brain, the mitochondria, to enhance energy and enhance mental focus
- Power your brain with the nutrients it needs to perform at its best all day long
- Eliminate toxins and other sources of brain “kryptonite” that slow you down
- Reverse inflammation to perform better right now and stay sharp well into your golden years
- Promote neuron growth to enhance your brain’s processing speed and hot-wire you for success
A better brain—and a happier, more productive life—is within reach. It’s time to get Head Strong.
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From the creator of Bulletproof Coffee and author of the bestselling The Bulletproof Diet comes a revolutionary plan to upgrade your brainpower—in two weeks or less.For the last decade, Silicon Valley entrepreneur Dave Asprey has worked with world-renowned doctors and scientists to uncover the latest, most innovative methods for making humans perform better—a process known as “biohacking.” In his first book, The Bulletproof Diet, he shared his biohacking tips for taking control of your own biology. Now, in Head Strong, Asprey shows readers how to biohack their way to a sharper, smarter, faster, more resilient brain.Imagine feeling like your mind is operating at its clearest and sharpest, and being able—possibly for the first time in your life—to do more in less time? What it suddenly became easier to do the very hardest things you do? Or if you could feel 100% confident about your intellect, and never again fear being the person in the room who just isn’t smart enough, or can’t remember something important? How would you treat people if the mood swings, short temper, and food cravings that disrupt your day could simply disappear?In Head Strong, Asprey shows us that all of this is possible—and more. Using his simple lifestyle modifications (or “hacks”) to take advantage of how the structure of your brain works, readers will learn how to take their mental performance to the next level. Combining the latest findings in neuroscience and neurobiology with a hacker-inspired “get it done now” perspective, Asprey offers a program structured around key areas of brain performance that will help you:Power the brain with exactly what it needs to perform at its best all day longEliminate the sources of “kryptonite,” both nutritional and environmental, that make the brain slower.Supercharge the cellular powerhouses of our brains, the mitochondria, to eliminate cravings and turn up mental focus.Reverse inflammation to perform better right now, then stay sharp and energized well into your golden years.Promote neuron growth to enhance processing speed and reinforce new learning—hotwiring your brain for success.Asprey’s easy to follow, two-week program offers a detailed plan to supercharge brain performance, including: which foods to eat and which ones to avoid, how to incorporate the right kinds of physical activity into your day, a detox protocol for your home and body; meditation and breathing for performance, recommended brain-boosting supplements; and how to adjust the lighting in your home and work space to give your brain the quality light it thrives on.A better brain—and a happier, easier, more productive life—is within reach. You just need to get Head Strong.