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Dr. Jay Wiles is a clinical health and performance psychologist and the subject-matter expert on heart rate variability (HRV) and the interconnection between the human stress response and health optimization.
He works as a leading consultant in psychophysiology to health influencers, professional athletes and teams, executives, and high performers. He is also the co-founder and Chief Scientific Officer of Hanu Health, where he has pioneered a new and innovative way of using heart rate variability and respiratory training to help you adapt and respond to stress, while allowing you to build resilience and improved performance. For more about Dr. Jay, click here.
Stress Resilience, Heart Rate Variability, and Using Biofeedback to Train Your Nervous System with Dr. Jay Wiles
On Ep. 183, we cover:
- HRV 101: What it is, why it’s important, and why you should be measuring it
- Tips & Tools to Improve Your HRV
- Biofeedback: How you can use it to train your nervous system and better respond to stress
- The benefits of resonance breathwork, sauna & cold plunge
- Hanu Health: Developing the product, startup life, and what’s next
- The four primary pillars to health and wellness, wearables, more!
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Resources Mentioned in the Episode
About Dr. Jay Wiles:
Dr. Jay Wiles is an international speaker, scientist, clinician, influencer, and subject-matter expert and authority on the interconnection between the human stress response and health performance/optimization. Dr. Wiles is a clinical health and performance psychologist with board certification in heart rate variability biofeedback and peripheral biofeedback and works as a leading consultant in psychophysiology to health influencers, professional athletes and teams, executives, and high performers.
He is the co-founder and Chief Scientific Officer of Hanu Health. He has pioneered new and innovative means of using heart rate variability (HRV) and respiratory training as both diagnostic indicators of the dynamic nature of the human stress response, alongside therapeutic tools for regulating and conditioning this response for peak human performance.
Dr. Wiles has an extensive history of working with top-performing athletes in the PGA, LPGA, MLS, MLB, ATP, and WTA. His consulting firm, Thrive Wellness and Performance, has held contracts with leading biotechnology and health technology organizations where he has engaged in research, development of therapeutics, and development of behavioral retention programs. Dr. Wiles has operated as the cohost of the Ben Greenfield Podcast since 2019 and hosts the Hanu Health Podcast.
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