Teemu Arina: Biohacking Your Brain & Body | Episode 02

Kiwi as a biohack for sleep? Bet you didn’t know that one! In this episode, Joe and Teemu Arina talk all about biohacking your sleep, low & high HRV ranges, why heart rate variability is important for your overall health, and discuss some of Teemu’s favorite biohacks for the body & brain.

Teemu tells Joe why he got into biohacking, his secret to handling stress, and what he thinks is the best approach to optimizing his mental and physical performance. He also gives you a glimpse of what his supplement stack looks like and lets you in on one of his favorite supplements.

Teemu Arina is a thriving speaker and the creator and organizer of the Biohacker Summit. He’s also the author of the Biohacker’s Handbook: Upgrade Yourself and Unleash Your Inner Potential.

This interview is not intended as medical advice.

(0:00) – Introduction
(1:42) – How Teemu got into biohacking
(7:43) – Optimizing the physical to improve the mental
(10:10) – How to improve your creativity
(13:03) – Personalizing your biohacking tools
(21:18) – Unsullied by paid sponsors
(21:45) – What is HRV and how Teemu increase his HRV
(26:49) – What are Joe’s strategies for improving HRV
(32:54) – The strength of the mind and negative effects of measuring
(34:44) – How the environment affects your sleep quality
(36:38) – The best biohacks for sleep
(41:00) – Melatonin’s effect on the body
(42:51) – What supplements does Teemu take every day?
(45:41) – Discount code for Biohacker Summit

Listen & subscribe on your favorite
podcast platform

Listen to these next

March 20, 2023

What is your Biological Age?: The Best Tests and Strategies for Improving Your Health With Alex Leaf

Biological age is a critical indicator of our overall health and wellness. It’s a measure of how well our body functions compared to others of the same chronological age. But are all biological age tests the same? Are some more accurate indicators than others? In this episode, Alex Leaf and I discuss the lifestyle factors […]

Listen Now
March 10, 2023

The Science of Sex-Specific Nutrition and Biohacking with Stacy Sims

Optimal nutrition is different from person to person, and even more so from sex to sex. Men and women have many physiological differences that can truly change how to approach health and fitness. Are cold plunges good for men and women? What about saunas? Dr. Stacy Sims – a forward-thinking international exercise physiologist and nutrition […]

Listen Now
March 3, 2023

The Ultimate Cold Prevention Protocol: Strengthening The Immune System with Chris Masterjohn

What are some steps that you can take to boost your immune system so that you can stop getting sick? What if you just started feeling some symptoms, are there specific supplements that will stop the sickness dead in its tracks? Dr. Chris Masterjohn is back on the podcast to outline his Ultimate Cold Prevention […]

Listen Now
February 25, 2023

Dr. Carrie Jones: How To Optimize Your Hormone Health For Mental Health & Energy

What supplements should I take to improve my hormones? Is there an optimal balance of estrogen and progesterone? Is prolactin an important hormone for men? Hormones are an extremely important part of optimizing your health, but the majority of people have no idea just how much of an impact they have on… well, everything. An […]

Listen Now

Join My Community
of Health Optimizers

People who are serious about their health are a different breed of people. We try weird stuff. We don’t blindly trust what “they” tell us. People usually think we’re a little crazy.


Maybe we are, but we’re also going to live the longest ( #longevity), so eventually us “crazy” biohackers will be the only ones left.

Sign up for my list to get the latest podcast episodes, best biohacking tips & all my (often unpopular) opinions