The Peter Attia Drive

By Peter Attia, MD

The Peter Attia Drive will feature guests and experts that will offer advice and insight to help you optimize performance, health, longevity, critical thinking, and life. It’s hosted by Stanford M.D., TED speaker, and longevity expert Dr. Peter Attia, founder of Attia Medical, PC, a medical practice with offices in San Diego and New York City.

  1. 1.
    #170 - AMA #25: Navigating the complexities and nuances of cancer screening
    12:29
  2. 2.
    #169 - Katherine Eban: COVID-19 Lab Leak: Examining all sides of the debate and discussing barriers to a full investigation
    1:39:51
  3. 3.
    #168 - Hugh Jackman: Reflections on acting, identity, personal transformation, and the significance of being Wolverine
    2:10:07
  4. 4.
    #167 - Gary Taubes: Bad science and challenging the conventional wisdom of obesity
    2:37:02
  5. 5.
    #166 - Patricia Corby, D.D.S.: Importance of oral health, best hygiene practices, and the relationship between poor oral health and systemic disease
    2:00:47
  6. 6.
    #165 - AMA #24: Deep dive into blood glucose: why it matters, important metrics to track, and superior insights from a CGM
    17:23
  7. 7.
    #164 - Amanda Smith, M.D.: Diagnosing, preventing, and treating Alzheimer’s disease, and what we can all learn from patients with dementia
    2:01:58
  8. 8.
    #163 - Layne Norton, Ph.D.: Building muscle, losing fat, and the importance of resistance training
    2:41:24
  1. 9.
    #162 - Sarah Hallberg, D.O., M.S.: Challenging the status quo of treating metabolic disease, and a personal journey through a grim cancer diagnosis
    2:21:39
  2. 10.
    #161 - AMA #23: All Things Nicotine: deep dive into its cognitive and physical benefits, risks, and mechanisms of action
    19:54
  3. 11.
    #160 - Paul Offit, M.D.: The latest on COVID-19 vaccines and their safety, herd immunity, and viral variants
    1:25:46
  4. 12.
    #159 - Peter Hotez, M.D., Ph.D.: Evolution of the anti-vaccine movement, the causes of autism, and COVID-19 vaccine state of affairs
    1:54:46
  5. 13.
    #158 - Brian Deer: A tale of scientific fraud—exposing Andrew Wakefield and the origin of the belief that vaccines cause autism
    1:49:47
  6. 14.
    #157 - AMA #22: Losing fat and gaining fat: the lessons of fat flux
    15:25
  7. 15.
    #156 - Jake Muise: Humanely harvesting axis deer while alleviating its impact on Hawaii’s vulnerable ecosystems
    2:20:04
  8. 16.
    #155 - Chris Sonnenday, M.D.: The history, challenges, and gift of organ transplantation
    2:14:44
  9. 17.
    #154 - Steve Levitt, Ph.D.: A rogue economist’s view on climate change, mental health, the ethics of experiments, and more
    2:00:29
  10. 18.
    #153 - AMA #21: Deep dive into olive oil, high-intensity exercise, book update, and more
    14:02
  11. 19.
    #152 - Michael Rintala, D.C.: Principles of Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization (DNS)
    1:35:41
  12. 20.
    #151 - Alex Hutchinson, Ph.D.: Translating the science of endurance and extreme human performance
    2:13:55
  13. 21.
    #150 - Senator Bill Frist, M.D.: A modern Renaissance man's journey through science, politics, and business
    2:23:50
  14. 22.
    #149 - AMA #20: Simplifying the complexities of insulin resistance: how it's measured, how it manifests in the muscle and liver, and what we can do about it
    23:08
  15. 23.
    #148 - Richard Miller, M.D., Ph.D.: The gold standard for testing longevity drugs: the Interventions Testing Program
    2:14:25
  16. 24.
    #147 - Hussein Yassine, M.D.: Deep dive into the “Alzheimer’s gene” (APOE), brain health, and omega-3s
    2:06:30
  17. 25.
    #146 - Guy Winch, Ph.D.: Emotional first aid and how to treat psychological injuries
    1:57:39
  18. 26.
    #145 - AMA #19: Deep dive on Zone 2 training, magnesium supplementation, and how to engage with your doctor
    17:33
  19. 27.
    #144 - Phil Maffetone: Optimizing health and performance through maximal aerobic function
    1:22:18
  20. 28.
    #143 - John Ioannidis, M.D., D.Sc.: Why most biomedical research is flawed, and how to improve it
    1:52:11
  21. 29.
    #142 - Robert Abbott: The Bobby Knight story—a cautionary tale of unchecked anger, ego, and winning at all costs
    2:14:42
  22. 30.
    #141 - AMA #18: Deep dive: sugar and sugar substitutes
    16:18
  23. 31.
    #140 - Gerald Shulman, M.D., Ph.D.: A masterclass on insulin resistance—molecular mechanisms and clinical implications
    2:08:41
  24. 32.
    #139 - Kristin Neff, Ph.D.: The power of self-compassion
    1:16:40
  25. 33.
    #138 - Lauren Miller Rogen and Richard Isaacson, M.D.: Alzheimer’s disease prevention—patient and doctor perspectives
    2:11:49
  26. 34.
    #137 - Paul Offit, M.D.: An expert perspective on COVID-19 vaccines
    1:36:04
  27. 35.
    #136 - AMA #17: Body composition methods tour de force, insulin resistance, and Topo Chico
    18:01
  28. 36.
    #135 - BJ Miller, M.D.: How understanding death leads to a better life
    1:54:42
  29. 37.
    #134 - James O’Keefe, M.D.: Preventing cardiovascular disease and the risk of too much exercise.
    2:09:16
  30. 38.
    #133 - Vinay Prasad, M.D., M.P.H: Hallmarks of successful cancer policy
    2:12:03
  31. 39.
    #132 - AMA #16: Exploring hot and cold therapy
    19:22
  32. 40.
    #131 - Beth Lewis: The Art of Stability: Learning about pain, mitigating injury, and moving better through life
    1:51:05
  33. 41.
    #130 - Carol Tavris, Ph.D. & Elliot Aronson, Ph.D.: Recognizing and overcoming cognitive dissonance
    1:59:43
  34. 42.
    #129 - Tom Dayspring, M.D.: The latest insights into cardiovascular disease and lipidology
    2:00:03
  35. 43.
    #128 – Irene Davis, Ph.D.: The evolution of the foot, running injuries, and minimalist shoes
    1:53:05
  36. 44.
    #127 - AMA #3 with sleep expert, Matthew Walker, Ph.D.: Fasting, gut health, blue light, caffeine, REM sleep, and more
    15:35
  37. 45.
    #126 – Matthew Walker, Ph.D.: Sleep and immune function, chronotypes, hygiene tips, and addressing questions about his book
    1:41:52
  38. 46.
    #125 - John Arnold: The most prolific philanthropist you may not have heard of
    2:28:25
  39. 47.
    #124 - AMA #15: Real-world case studies—metabolic dysregulation, low testosterone, menopause, and more
    16:49
  40. 48.
    #123 - Joan Mannick, M.D. & Nir Barzilai, M.D.: Rapamycin and metformin—longevity, immune enhancement, and COVID-19
    2:17:58
  41. 49.
    #122 - Lori Gottlieb: Understanding pain, therapeutic breakthroughs, and keys to enduring emotional health
    1:30:11
  42. 50.
    #121 - Azra Raza, M.D.: Why we're losing the war on cancer
    1:54:54

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