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Chuck Hazzard | Track to Hack. The Oura Ring Deep Dive

Ideal Day Podcast

In today’s episode I had the pleasure of talking with Chuck Hazzard, VP of sales at Oura Ring. Long time listeners of the show know how much a value this product. It has helped me immensely in improving my health markers and sleeping like a boss. Today we take a deep dive into what the Oura Ring does and how it can help you improve your health. For those who love a bit of self-analysis and quantification, this one is definitely for you. Llyod Burrell | The Dangers Of EMFs And How To Protect Yourself The Power of When Book, Michael Breus Oura Ring Chuck Hazzard Website Thank you so much for listening and checking out this episode of Your Ideal Day.  You can also check us out on Instagram @youridealday


2 Jun 2020

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Latest Adrenal Hacks, with Chuck Hazzard: Your Adrenal Fix Podcast 35

The Truth About Your Health With Dr Joel Rosen

In this latest episode of Your Adrenal Fix Podcast, I interview Chuck Hazzard for a second time, (Check out the first interview with Chuck for Your Adrenal Fix Podcast here). In this episode, we talk about the latest Adrenal Hacks, which will ultimately help you with your broken stress response. The 3 Adrenal Hacks Biomarkers   … Latest Adrenal Hacks, with Chuck Hazzard: Your Adrenal Fix Podcast 35 Read More » The post Latest Adrenal Hacks, with Chuck Hazzard: Your Adrenal Fix Podcast 35 appeared first on The Truth About Adrenal Fatigue.


8 Apr 2020

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TrackerBros Podcast with Chuck Hazzard//Oura Ring


If you like our content and want us to keep it coming - feel free to buy us a coffee on : www.buymeacoffee.com/trackerbros In episode 2, we had Chuck Hazzard over, VP Sales of Oura. We chattet about the Oura ring, health, how to improve sleep, HRV, and why you should not get crazy about sleep phases. We further learned about circadian rhythm, checking tracker morning stats IN the sauna, and how to spend a night in a hypoxico tent... on your bed :-) Chuck also responds to questions from the Oura user community. As two goodies for our listeners we have a discount code for a new Oura Ring - this code works for 10 days from now and gives you 50$/€ off a new Ring.  Just follow this link here : https://ouraring.com/partners/trackerbros Second goodie : Want to be part of our TrackerBros Oura-Team on the web Plattform? Shoot us a mail at trackerbros@gmx.de with your full name and start comparing your stats against ours.

1hr 7mins

13 Oct 2019

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#25: Chuck Hazzard - What Most Experts Got Wrong About Sleep

Growth Island

If you care about sleep then you need to hear this episode! I have listened to a ton of podcast about sleep and read about the subject. But I never heard the real story about what we actually know about sleep and why this is essential to understand when hearing advice from sleep studies. If you have ever been stressed by your sleep tracking showing you that you are not getting enough deep sleep or looking into getting a sleep tracker then this is for you. Martin & Dasha told me several times that I had to interview Chuck Hazzard about sleep and health optimization. Thank you so much for that. This changed some of my views on sleep as Chuck might be one of the most balanced and knowledgeable people about health that I have meet and at the same time extremely pleasant to talk with.He is an ultramarathon runner and Vice President of Oura Ring which most of the experts say is the best sleep tracker on the market. He shares his own personal journey, what we actually know about sleep, concrete sleep tips, what is important when selecting a sleep tracker and how not to get stressed by a sleep tracker but get true value from it. Another important thing Chuck shares is how to navigate this complicated health space. Find the podcast at www.growthisland.io or in your podcast app under Growth Island “Be your own scientist. You're the best person to judge what works and doesn't work for you. If it doesn't cost you a lot of money, it's worth trying. See if it helps and if it doesn't, stop doing it before you invest big money. Do your own research. Talk to a lot of people. Don't just trust the manufacturer.”– Chuck Hazzard01:11 – Chuck shares how he became an expert in wearable devices, sleep tracking and running long distances04:05 – How he became a test runner05:25 – What a sleep tracker like the Oura Ring does and how the sleep study is done07:54 – Interesting facts about sleep from a research standpoint12:24 – Importance of deep sleep13:29 – Determining the best time to sleep 14:59 – How the Oura Ring tracks temperature and changes in heart rate17:28 – Restlessness as a component of sleep and the factors affecting it24:50 – Insulin load and how it affects your resting heart rate at night28:07 – Explaining what chronotype means and relating them to the four animals in the book, The Power of When by Michael Breus32:43 – Number of hours of sleep Chuck gets and shares the gadgets that help them achieve a good sleep35:46 – Other routines and gadgets he uses while sleeping40:05 – The importance of eating meals in a day43:29 – The resources Chuck goes to when he wants to learn something new44:30 – His advice on choosing who to listen to47:13 – Where people can follow him47:52 – Final words from Chuck48:38 – Wrapping up the episode with the last question from Mads to better understand REM sleep FINAL RECOMMENDATIONS FROM CHUCK:Be your own scientists.Just try stuff. If it doesn't cost you a lot of money, it's worth trying. Do your own research, talk to a lot of people. PEOPLE MENTIONED:Ben Greenfield Matthew WalkerJack Kruse Ali WattsJason FungMichael BreusRESOURCES MENTIONED:The Power of When by Michael BreusWhy We Sleep by Matthew WalkerListen to Joe Rogan's podcastsOura RingZeoGarminKickstarterChiliPadOolerEarthPulseNatural Calm Magnesium CONNECT WITH CHUCK HAZZARD:www.chuckhazzard.comLinkedInTwitterFacebookCONNECT WITH MADS MISIAK FRIIS  Website - https://growthisland.io  LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/madsmfriis/  Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/madsmf/


13 Aug 2019

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Learn How To Get Better Sleep With Chuck Hazzard

The Hax

In this episode, Ryan Goodwin speaks with Chuck Hazzard VP of sales at Ouraring.com. Ryan Goodwin dives into how deep sleep is the time when our bodies are working hardest to recover – strengthening our minds and repairing our bodies from the previous day’s physical exertion.  Sleep is not the boring part between memorable moments. It’s what makes those moments possible. When you sleep, your body and mind regenerate from the stress of the day. And the need for sleep never goes away – especially if you’re pushing yourself creatively, professionally or athletically. Not all heroes wear capes. But they all need sleep. Did you know the average person may spend more than 26 years of their life sleeping? We say that’s 26 years well spent. Getting enough restorative sleep helps you: Manage weight Stay healthier – longer Perform at your best Be more productive Avoid hangry mistakes


3 Jul 2019

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Ep56: One Sleep Tracker to Rule Them All...the Oura Ring | with Chuck Hazzard

Optimize Yourself

1hr 13mins

1 Nov 2018

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Using Data from Wearables to Improve Sleep and Recovery with Chuck Hazzard of OURA - EP82

Ali Fitness Podcast

Wearables afford us access to a significant amount of data. We can track everything from sleep quality to heartrate variability to exercise and recovery. But how accurate is the information we get from wearables? And what is the best way to use that data to identify patterns and make lifestyle changes with real impact? Chuck Hazzard is the VP of Sales at OURA, the award-winning wellness ring and app designed to give users insight into their sleep, recovery and readiness to perform.  He is also a technology expert and wearables guru with experience designing computer networks, developing software applications, and building successful telecommunications businesses. Chuck earned his BA in Computer Science and Mathematics from the University of Maine, and he is a licensed Heartmath Provider. Today, Chuck explains how the new OURA ring is different from the original model and how the user’s Readiness Score is measured. He addresses why the OURA HRV and Readiness Scores differ from other apps and wearables and answers criticism around the accuracy of OURA’s measurement of sleep stages. Chuck discusses why the OURA Ring may mistake the sleep time of a small number of users, how the OURA app determines a goal for the day, and how the device tracks both exercise and HRV. Listen in for Chuck’s insight on integrating OURA’s data with other apps and learn how to use the app to track the impact of lifestyle changes on your sleep and recovery! Topics Covered [1:00] How the new OURA Ring is different Dramatically smaller, new colors More memory (6 weeks of data) Longer battery life Wireless charger [3:36] How the OURA Readiness Score is measured Combines sleep with resting heartrate, temperature and HRV Also accounts for previous activity [6:17] Why the OURA HRV score differs from other apps OURA measures during sleep (96 samples in 8 hours) Noise, changes in breathing impact accuracy [10:07] Chuck’s insight on OURA’s measurement of sleep stages Validation study with Finnish government Stanford study rings not fitted to participants Wearables not perfect at identifying stages [12:50] Why the OURA may mistake your sleep time Relies on motion and temperature changes Consider taking ring off to read, watch TV [16:31] How the OURA Ring tracks exercise Sensors detect motion, walking/running work best Manually enter other kinds of activity (e.g.: cycling) Will eventually be able to import from other apps [20:18] How the app determines a goal for the day Based on recovery (for average person) Much lower if slept poorly [23:15] How the OURA Ring tracks HRV Infrared sensors during sleep Light spectrum doesn’t tolerate movement On-demand heartrate feature available soon [25:19] Other ways to integrate OURA data Apple HealthKit and Google Fit Combine wearables with other data (e.g.: Heads Up Health) [27:18] The OURA Ring’s finish Wear lifting gloves or remove with weights DLC coating very durable [28:59] Chuck’s advice on the best use the OURA Ring Focus on overall sleep, recovery scores Work toward consistent sleep Track impact of lifestyle changes (e.g.: alcohol) Learn More About Chuck Hazzard OURA Chuck’s Website Chuck on LinkedIn Resources OURA Blog: What Has Changed? Elite HRV SweetWater Health Nourish Balance Thrive Podcast Stanford OURA Ring Study Garmin Connect Polar Flo Strava Suunto Google Fit Heads Up Health Human API


14 Oct 2018

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The Oura Ring - Chuck Hazzard - The ONLY True Way to Know EXACTLY how to get the Best Sleep Every Night and the Most Energy Every Day!

The Art Of w/ David Nurse

Episode 51   The Oura Ring - Chuck Hazzard - The ONLY True Way to Know EXACTLY how to get the Best Sleep Every Night and the Most Energy Every Day!   Oura Ring - Chuck Hazzard In this episode you will learn about everything Oura, and why the Oura ring is changing the game in athletic performance. No longer do you have to 'wonder' if you got the best night sleep, you don't have to guess if your body is ready to perform at it's optimal level, every sleep score tracking marker is now right at your fingertips. Literally. In this episode we will cover in depth on: What exactly is HRV and why it is the most important tracking number to know in order to determine how hard you should work out that day What is your circadian rhythm and why is it so important in understanding the amount of hours of sleep that is BEST for you personally What is your chronotype (are you a lion, dolphin, bear?) and what does this mean to you in understanding if you function the best in the morning, afternoon, or evenings Why is sleep more important than nutrition and exercise combined How the top level athletes in the world are using Oura and the positive effect it has directly had on their performance The ideal foods to eat before bed to enhance sleep to the max Why just saying 'I got 8 hours of sleep' is first grade level learning when it comes to sleep knowledge And MUCH MUCH MORE!!!! -------------------------- SPONSOR   Chili Pad https://chilitechnology.refersion.com/affiliate/registration CODE-  DNBBall30 (not case sensitive) for 30% off a ChiliPad.   --------------------------- EVERYTHING OURA RING https://ouraring.com/   Other Articles on Oura https://bengreenfieldfitness.com/article/self-quantification-articles/the-new-oura-ring/


21 Aug 2018

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The Wonderful World of Wearable Technology with Chuck Hazzard

Decoding Superhuman

Most of the fitness wearables are on the wrist because people are used to wearing watches and one thing that became apparent right off is they work reasonably well, they’ve gotten better at it but that is one of the worst places you can actually measure anything. There are a bunch of reasons for that - your tattoos, skin color, hair, you get vibration no matter how tight it is, you get a lot of interference from the sun, it’s much stronger than the LEDs they use on the watches. But the bigger thing is you don’t have a lot of concentration of where arteries handoff to capillaries, the blood, whereas in the finger you have a huge density of those. Affiliate Disclosure Who is Chuck Hazzard? Chuck serves as Oura's Vice President of Sales. Chuck Hazzard is an entrepreneur and technology expert, with a current focus on the wearable industry. In the past, Chuck has designed and built computer networks, developed software applications for large corporations, helped build a successful telecommunications business from the ground up, and more recently, helped a large telecommunications company develop and bring to market products and services yielding an additional $500 million in annual revenue. Chuck earned his BA in Computer Science and Mathematics from the University of Maine, where he also earned his JD at their School of Law. Chuck is also a graduate of the FDN program and is a licensed Heartmath Provider. Key Highlights on the Oura Ring Chuck's background in software development How Chuck went from ultra-marathon raw vegan to wearable advisor extraordinaire The difference between Whoop and Oura (as well as why Chuck is very qualified to speak about both sides) Why Oura is a ring instead of on the wrist The accuracy of the Oura Ring for items like Deep Sleep and REM The importance of tracking temperature in nocturnal biology Does the Oura emit significant EMF? Establishing a relationship between resting heart rate An overview of the Oura app, dashboard, and future plans for the Android app All the details on the new Oura Ring including key changes, improvements, and details of shipping Resources Mentioned Oura's website Finnish Institute of Occupational Health Study on the Oura Ring The Comparison of the Oura Ring versus a Polysomnography Test (Full Paper) Stanford Research Institute's Validation of the Oura Ring Whoop The Power of When: Discover Your Chronotype--and the Best Time to Eat Lunch, Ask for a Raise, Have Sex, Write a Novel, Take Your Meds, and More Episode 1 with Dr. Benjamin Smarr - Sleep Foundations EarthPulse v5.3 Sleep On Command Pulsed Electromagnetic Sleep System (Newest Version!) PEMF Therapy Device Why We Run: A Natural History What are Chuck's Top Tips for Enhancing Focus? Restorative sleep What is Chuck Hazzard's Favorite Book on Peak Performance? Why We Run: A Natural History ______ If you want go out and purchase an Oura ring, you can go on their website and use the code BOOMER. You get $50 off or if you’re in the European Union €50 off ordering a new ring. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.


18 Jun 2018

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Episode 5 – Oura Ring Deep Dive with Chuck Hazzard

Data-Driven Health Radio

Curious about the Oura Ring and how it can help you achieve better sleep and recovery? Wondering how you can use recovery information for better performance, and how you can use it to optimize your health? In this podcast episode, Dave Korsunksy sits down with Chuck Hazzard, VP of Sales at Oura, to ‘nerd-out’ over various quantifying metrics, and talk about all things Oura. Chuck, also an endurance runner and technologist, is a total badass in the world of biohacking and data collection. Check out the YouTube video (forthcoming) where Dave and Chuck do some screen-sharing to really deep dive into the data. You can find Chuck here and on Facebook. He blogs at The Human Optimization Project, where he recently wrote about discovering a correlation between his insulin load (using Heads Up’s Analyzer feature) with his resting heart rate, as measured by his Oura ring. Listen in iTunes! This podcast is brought to you by Heads Up Health, a web app designed to help you centrally track all of your vital health data. Instantly synchronize your medical records, connect your favorite health devices and apps like the Oura Ring, and use your data to optimize your health! Click on the button below to start your free 30-day trial. Or, read on for more information about our latest podcast episode! START TRACKING! In this episode, you’ll learn: How Chuck became involved with Oura The capabilities of the Oura ring and how it translates to better sleep Best practices for extending battery life The differences between Gen 1 and Gen 2 rings Differences between Oura and Whoop Why wrist-based trackers only give an estimation of heart rate Advice on sizing and tips for optimal data collection at night Why recovery is important and how you can tell if your nervous system has recovered How HRV and Resting Heart Rate is figured into the readiness score How temperature sensors on the ring can detect impending sickness or overtraining How women can track their menstrual cycles the Oura ring The possibilities of quantifying a meditation session with the Gen 2 Oura ring How Chuck did his own N=1 experiment with a bottle of Dry Farm wine, using Heads Up’s Carb Tolerance Test to see the impact of the keto-friendly wine on his blood sugar levels How Chuck uses Heads Up Health when tracking and trending core metrics What top two health metrics are important for both Chuck and Dave A peek into Chuck’s Oura cloud screen share A screen share of Chuck’s Heads Up dashboard Some biohacks and best practices for optimizing sleep scores and getting better sleep And much, much more! Watch on YouTube Check out the interview on YouTube where Dave and Chuck share screens and see what core metrics are trended and tracked using both Oura and Heads Up Health: References: Oura Valencell Oura HR & HRV nocturnal accuracy document The Sleep of the Ring: Comparison of the ŌURA Sleep Tracker Against Polysomnography Michael Bruce’s book: The Power of When Robb Wolf Dry Farm Wines Fit Wine Libra by Abbott Dexcom Fitbit Garmin Primal Hacker Emfit Kevin Rose meditation app: Oak Swanwick Sleep CBD oil Elixinol EarthPulse PEMF Philips Hue IFTTT Essilor glasses TrueDark glasses Essentia mattress ChiliPad Ketogains calculator HDE Laser glasses KetoMojo MyFitnessPal MyMacros+ Our partners You can learn more about the Oura ring, a state of the art ring that can track sleep cycle analysis, activity, and recovery at HeadsUpHealth.com/Oura. Learn more about Keto-Mojo, a highly accurate and affordable device for testing blood sugar and blood ketones. Check it out at HeadsUpHealth.com/Ketomojo. Learn more about LEVL, a clinical-grade breath ketone analyzer, which measures your level of fat-burning and ketosis through a simple breath. Find out more at HeadsUpHealth.com/LEVL. All of these amazing products are integrated with Heads Up Health. They all allow you to quantify your health in novel and powerful ways. Thank you to our partners! About Heads Up Health Heads Up Health is a website designed to empower individuals who want to take a self-directed approach to managing their health. Instantly centralize your medical records, connect your favorite devices and apps (e.g., Oura, MyFitnessPal, Keto-Mojo, FitBit, Apple Health, MyMacros+, Withings and many more) and use your data to optimize your health. Click on the button below to start your free 30-day trial now! START TRACKING! The post Episode 5 – Oura Ring Deep Dive with Chuck Hazzard appeared first on Heads Up Health.

1hr 2mins

8 Mar 2018