Day 5 – The Gift of Mental Performance
Now that we have covered some of the foundations of peak performance, Day 5 is all about sharing products that will give you a mental edge.
1. Bulletproof Upgraded Unfair Advantage Mini Shots 30 Ampules – $61.25 USD
It is well established that the brain uses more energy than any other human organ, in fact by some measures it accounts for up to 20 percent of the body’s total haul.
So one of the keys to mental performance is to feed the brain adequate energy it needs to run optimally otherwise risk effects like fatigue and brain fog.
The traditional approach has been to employ various dietary strategies, such as snacking often or eating complex carbohydrates, to ensure the brain always gets enough fuel.Another approach is to upgrade your mitochondria.
Your mitochondria are the home of the Krebs cycle (aka citric acid cycle,) which explains how our bodies get energy from glucose (from eating carbs) or ketones (from burning fat). It’s how humans make energy from different sources of fuel.
What if you could find a way to improve your mitochondrial function, so you could make energy more efficiently?
Unfair Advantage is an interesting product which combines the compounds CoQ-10 (coenzyme Q10)and PQQ (pyrroloquinoline quinone) which have been shown to increase mitochondrial function.
I’ve played with Unfair Advantage myself and the first time you take it you will experience a profound effect on your mental and physical energy, even though it doesn’t contain a trace of caffeine or any other common stimulant.
I highly recommend keeping some of this around for those days you need a clean energy boost or when you want a little bump up to improve learning and memory recall.
2. KetoSports KetoCaNa – $95 USD
If you’re looking for a little extra fuel for your brain look no further than KetoCaNa.
If you’ve ever looked into Ketosis then you may be familiar with ketones.
For those who haven’t here’s a quick science lesson –
- First off Ketone bodies (ketones) are amazing energy sources that are produced and burned under special metabolic conditions such as starvation and high fat/ultra-low carbohydrate diets (ketogenic).
- Ketosis is a metabolic state where most of the body’s energy supply comes from ketone bodies in the blood, in contrast to a state of glycolysis where blood glucose provides most of the energy.
- Ketones are a super fuel that can be efficiently used by the muscles and the brain, where they generate more energy (ATP) per unit of oxygen consumed than do carbohydrates, protein, or fat.
Now that you’re caught up, think of KetoCaNa as ketones in a bottle.
Studies have shown that increased levels of ketones can heighten mental acuity and performance, increase satiety, and decrease food cravings, and improve energy levels, oxygen capacity, motor performance & athletic performance.
3. CILTEP Nootropic Stack – $42.95 USD
CILTEP is a natural nootropic that combines artichoke extract and forskolin to naturally induce long-term potentiation.
Long-Term Potentiation (LTP) is a fancy term to describe a long lasting enhancement in signal transmission between two neurons that results from stimulating them both at the same time.
LTP is one of the major cellular mechanisms behind learning and memory. Memories are formed or “encoded” in the brain by creating LTP.
CILTEP achieves LTP by: 1. Inhibiting Phosphodiesterase-4 (PDE4), and 2. Increasing cyclic adenosine monophosphate (cAMP).
Additionally CILTEP works synergistically with stimulants like the caffeine found in coffee.
If you’re looking for improved motivation and clarity, effortless focus and drive, better mood and social interactions, and clearer thinking with sharper memory recall then CILTEP is something you’ll want to consider adding to your supplementation routine.
That’s a wrap for Day 5!
Happy Gift Giving,