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JOHN DOOLITTLE: FROM NAVY SEAL TO HEALING ADVOCATE

Revolutionizing Rehabilitation with KAATSU Technology

HANNAH HALILI         JUNE 18, 2024

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As a former Navy SEAL, John Dolittle has faced unimaginable challenges, but now he stands as the Chief Revenue Officer for KAATSU, a revolutionary rehabilitation technology that is shaking up the wellness world. This non-invasive, drug-free solution is transforming lives by improving vascular health, enhancing metabolic health, and promoting anti-aging benefits.

Dolittle sat down with Anthony Lolli and TereZa Hakobyan-Lolli on the Biohack Yourself documentary and shared that when he retired in 2017, he made a heartfelt commitment to share the life-changing benefits of KAATSU, driven by the deep knowledge that it could help his teammates and fellow military personnel.

From the sunny beaches of California to the rigorous halls of the Air Force Academy, and finally to the intense training grounds of the Navy SEALs, Dolittle’s journey is anything but typical.

"I left high school in 1988, attended the Air Force Academy, and upon graduation, I made an unusual move—I transferred to the Navy to join the SEAL teams," he said in the Biohack Yourself Documentary.

This transition marked the beginning of a demanding career filled with physical challenges and relentless training, culminating in 13 orthopedic surgeries over 25 years.

The wear and tear of a SEAL's life took its toll, but it was during his recovery from these injuries that Dolittle discovered KAATSU. Introduced to this innovative modality by his physical therapists, he found KAATSU to be a game-changer.

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"KAATSU involves wearing bands that oscillate different pressures during typical rehab movements, making them feel significantly more challenging," he explains. This method allowed him to achieve remarkable recovery times, cutting his rehab period almost in half compared to traditional methods.

But KAATSU is more than just a personal healing tool for Dolittle. It became a mission. Knowing KAATSU could help his teammates, his passion took him all the way to Tokyo to meet Dr. Sato, the pioneer behind KAATSU.

"Seeing how it helped my wounded teammates convinced me. We flew to Japan and trained with Dr. Sato."

KAATSU was introduced to America by CEO Steven Munatones, who moved to Japan at a young age. Munatones trained with Dr. Sato for 14 years and eventually received permission to bring this innovative technology to the United States.

Today, KAATSU is championing its benefits not just for military veterans but for anyone seeking a non-invasive, drug-free solution to pain and recovery.

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"The beauty of KAATSU lies in its simplicity and effectiveness. It's not just about building muscle; it's about improving vascular health and overall well-being,” Dolittle said.

KAATSU is also recognized for its impact on hormone levels, including the natural increase of human growth hormone (HGH) and nitric oxide, which are crucial for recovery and performance. Dolittle highlighted, "Lactate drives a lot of positive things in the body, not the least of which is HGH and growth hormone."

Furthermore, KAATSU's non-invasive nature and ability to enhance metabolic health make it a powerful tool for anti-aging and cognitive enhancement. "In Japan, it's not about making muscles. It's about having a healthier, older population," Dolittle emphasized. This approach aligns with the concept of biohacking, where non-drug, non-invasive methods are used to enhance physical and mental performance.

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KAATSU’s unique ability to promote vascular health and improve blood flow stands out. "It's the health and wellness, the vascular health, the vascular elasticity, improving blood flow in your body," Dolittle explained. This benefit is crucial for anyone looking to maintain metabolic health and reduce oxidative stress, making KAATSU a valuable asset in the field of regenerative medicine.

For those interested in cutting-edge wellness practices, KAATSU offers a blend of tradition and innovation, rooted in decades of research and development. "We can get a lactate response without all the metabolic poison from going too heavy, too hard, too fast, too often. We can do that with this approach. So we're creating lactate, and there's a lot of good that comes out of lactate," Dolittle remarked.

KAATSU’s proven ability to enhance recovery times, promote vascular health, and increase natural hormone levels makes it a revolutionary tool in the biohacking community. As Dolittle continues to share his journey and the benefits of KAATSU, it's clear that this technology is set to transform lives, offering a new path to health and wellness for veterans and civilians alike.

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Revolutionizing holistic wellness

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