The Benefits of True Biohacking with Tim Gray

Do you know the definition of biohacking and its benefits? Tim Gray has been making waves as a leading biohacker in the UK and he discussed his background and experiences with us today.

Tim, "the UK's Leading Biohacker," is the Founder of the Health Optimisation Summit. As a psychology specialist, serial entrepreneur and successful businessman, Tim founded and invested in multiple 7-figure businesses, including several digital marketing agencies, and London's first private Hyperbaric Oxygen Clinic.

After years spent self-healing his body from chronic health conditions through biohacking alone, Tim embarked on a mission to educate and empower the masses. As such, he created The Health Optimisation Summit, Europe's largest health conference, which aims to provide people with the knowledge, tools and resources to take their own health and performance to the next level. The summit is a world-first collaboration between the US-based health titans: Bulletproof Biohacking Conference, and PaleoF(x), which showcases the best speakers from the health, biohacking, fitness, longevity, nutrition, and function and preventative medicine spaces. Tim is also the man behind the Biohacker London Meetup group, a growing global community which laid the foundation in the UK for the summit's success. (

What we discussed in this episode:

  • The reasons behind Tim's interest in biohacking and the ketogenic diet (1:46)
  • Health improvements he saw when he followed a "dirty keto" way of eating (3:29)
  • His current nutritional plan and how it has become personalized over the past few years (5:29)
  • How his digestion works with the constant switching up of what he's consuming from day to day (8:52)
  • The challenges he faces with eating when traveling frequently (11:47)
  • The dilution of the term "biohacking" and how it's difficult to find someone who knows and practices true biohacking (14:33)
  • Tim's definition of biohacking (18:07)
  • The importance of anecdotal research and experience and not relying on an "influencer" to tell you what's right for your body (21:32)
  • Tim's thought on the complete elimination of carbohydrates (27:02)
  • The mainstream villainization of extreme dietary protocols and how people love to "have their cake and eat it too" (28:25)
  • The benefits of experimenting with different things to know what's best for your body's needs (28:58)
  • The new trends in the biohacking space and which are legit and which hold no water (33:52)
  • How biohacking isn't a quick fix and the importance of mastering the fundamentals of your individual body's requirements for optimal health (40:18)
  • Tim's experience with nootropics and what works best for him (41:33)
  • The wearable devices Tim swears by to aid in biohacking for himself (43:00)
  • Blue light blocking glasses and how to cut through the hype to find the best, most effective on the market (43:39)
  • Fasting and meal timing in regards to sleep quality (46:34)
  • Late night television and how it affects sleep (48:18)
  • How wine or alcohol before bed can affect your sleep (50:18)

Where to learn more from Tim:

Health Optimization Summit

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Robert Sikes


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