Podcast #90 Dr. Joan Vernikos On Space Missions and The Benefits Of Gravity

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Dr. Joan Vernikos On The Benefits of GravityToday's Guest

Dr. Joan Vernikos is a well-known expert in stress and healthy aging. Since retiring from NASA as Director of Life Sciences following a career there as both a researcher and administrator, she has committed to bringing her knowledge and insights on healthy living to the general public. Check out her website here.

The show

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Today we discuss

  • How NASA and primal sitting habits relate
  • Why gravity is so good for you
  • How many times should we go from sitting to standing a day? (at least 25)
  • The difference between sitting for a long period of time with or without breaks
  • Sensory deprivation tanks and the potential benefits of gravity reduction
  • Roller coasters and other gravity inducing thrills are good for you!

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