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The Common Terms of the Highlands
Highlanders use various terminology to shortcut discussion about how to live smarter and stronger for longer. The following are key terms.
Healthspan: The amount of time one lives without major health complications.
Highlander: A person committed to defying age through the principles and programming of the The Highlander Substack.
Longevity: The standard practice of attempting to extend life span.
Practitioner: A Highlander taking action in accordance with The Majors.
Strongevity: A longevity practice focused on physical and mental improvement with age, not just extension of life or health.
Theorist: Longevity influencers that do not appear to practice the common sense tenets of The Majors. Often includes “biohackers.”
Three Strikes Diet (TSD): The standard diet of The Highlander that limits commonly accepted “bad” foods with an approach practical for lifelong adherence.