# 21 – Combining Ayurveda and ancient practices with modern science for high-performance, health and happiness – with Mark Bunn, top athlete and bestselling author

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Sep 27 2020 52 mins   1

Episode Summary
Mark Bunn, AFL Player, author, speaker and podcaster has combined Ayurveda and ancient practices with modern science for three decades for high-performance, health and happiness

Show Notes
02:30 – Introduction to Mark
05:10 – Mark’s initial days of introducing ayurvedic and ancient techniques to training
06:50 – Mark’s transition to writing, speaking and podcasting
08:35 – Concept of “Live in tune with nature’s daily cycles”
11:30 -  Daily 4 hour cycles
15:00 –  Importance of correctly timing meals
17:10 – Mid-afternoon energy slump and how to address it
20:50 – How to exercise to “unite mind, body and spirit”
31:15 – Concept of “Enliven Inner Silence”
34:35 – Ways to Enliven Inner Silence
39:45 – How to start Transcendental Meditation 
41:10 – Quiz Time!
45:25 – Recommendations on other resources
47:30 – Mark shares a joke!

Resources by Mark
Book – Ancient Wisdom for Modern Health (Amazon Link)

Connect with Mark
Twitter: @markbunnhealth
Instagram: #markbunnhealth

Other Recommendations
Transcendental meditation – tm.org
Book on Transcendental meditation: Strength in Stillness by Bob Roth
Ayurvedic resources - https://www.mapi.com

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