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The Weekly Roundup: Your Go-To Guide For Everything You May Have Missed This Week & More! 11/9 – 11/15

The Weekly Roundup: Your Go-To Guide For Everything You May Have Missed This Week & More! 11/9 – 11/15

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Welcome to Ben Greenfield's Weekly Roundup and Cool New Discoveries!

Ben Greenfield's discoveries, from the latest news on the fronts of fitness, nutrition, health, wellness, biohacking and anti-aging research. I also recap my upcoming events and special announcements so you can keep up with giveaways, discounts and more!


New Discoveries Of The Week: Cool New Things I'm Trying, Books I'm Reading, And More!

-New Breathwork Protocol For Deep Relaxation

I recently had a whirlwind tour of Cairo and Dubai, where I spoke on biohacking, anti-aging, fitness, recovery, sleep, and much more. On my long flight home (a 6-hour flight, Dubai to Amsterdam, and a 10-hour flight, Amsterdam to Seattle), I experimented with a new relaxation and sleep breathwork protocol designed by my friend “The Renegade Pharmacist” Niraj Naldik, who I first interviewed here.

The relaxation routine is based on something very similar to the “4-8” breathwork pattern that Dr. Andrew Weil and I discussed when I interviewed him here. It was, in a word, incredible to have a choreographed breathwork routine for sleep and relaxation, along with some deep relaxation music created by Niraj to experiment with on the plane, and it worked like a charm to knock me out on both flights. (The only sleep “drug” I had on me was Valerian Root—no Valium, CBD, or anything else!)

Anyways, you can tap into Niraj's entire breathwork course by clicking here—where you'll get a 22 minutes guided SOMA Meditation to use at the start of the day for more energy, motivation, clarity, and focus and 11 minutes guided SOMA Meditation to use at the end of the day to deeply relax in minutes and have a rejuvenating sleep. You can also click here for Niraj's 21-day breathwork course that includes a holotropic breathwork routine that gets you the effects of LSD, sans LSD. It's pretty amazing what you can do for free with your own “prana.” Enjoy.


Podcasts I Recorded This Week:

Vape Pens, Hair Growth Serums, Fixing The Pineal Gland & C60 (The Next Great Longevity Molecule).

This episode was brought to you by Boundless, Kion Clean Energy Bars (code BGF10), Organifi Green Juice (code BENG20), Clearlight Saunas (code BENGREENFIELD), Native Deodorant (code BEN). 

 

 

To Hell & Back With Autoimmune Disease: How To Heal Autoimmunity With Diet, Relationships, Lifestyle & More.

This episode was brought to you by Kion Flex (code BGF10), Organifi Red Juice (code BENG20), ButcherBox (code BEN20), UNTUCKit (code GREENFIELD).

 


Special Announcements:

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Are you looking to achieve peak physical performance? Trying to shed fat or gain lean muscle as fast as possible? Ready to tap into the most cutting-edge health, fitness and longevity protocols? Every day, I work with people just like you to help them achieve their goals with personalized health advice and one-of-a-kind nutrition and fitness plans. My schedule gets filled quickly, so be sure to book your one-on-one consultation with me today.

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Upcoming Events:

– January 14, 2020: Bouley Test Kitchen – New York, NY. Join me and Chef David Bouley for a crucial discussion “21 Ways to Become Boundless: Upgrade Your Brain, Optimize your Body, and Defy Aging.” My presentation will be followed by a wellness-inspired five-course dinner created by Chef David Bouley, accompanied with wine. Each guest will receive a promotional copy of my new book, Boundless. Space is limited, so get your tickets here now.

April 24 – 26, 2020: Paleo f(x) – Austin, TX. Join me and dozens of health and fitness experts to discover the latest breakthroughs in epigenetics, biohacking, Keto, AIP, nootropics, blood testing, strength conditioning, sleep, stress and much more. Try out delicious new foods, discover new workouts, and even try new gadgets in the biohacking lab. Register here.

View Ben's Calendar Here


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This Week's Most Popular Instagram Post:

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For the second episode of the BGF Recovery Mini Series, I want to take you through my Cold Thermogenesis routine. By now, you probably know that you should be getting some kind of extreme cold exposure. With benefits from fat loss to muscle recovery, getting cold is one of the simplest ways to improve your overall health. Cold therapy can also be one of the best ways to reduce soreness and inflammation caused by exercise and overuse. (Click the link in my bio for my various podcasts and articles discussing the many benefits of Cold Thermogenesis) Whether it's an ice bath, Cryo chamber or even just a cold shower, check out the video to learn the best techniques for surviving the cold! What's your favorite way to get cold?

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My Most Popular Facebook Post This Week:

Hanging upside down like a bat may not seem like a stress-relieving or relaxing activity, but I personally hang from a yoga trapeze for about 5-10 minutes several times per week, especially after a long bike ride or run, and the “drainage” effect is amazing. Heavy, swollen feet and legs almost instantly become lighter and less swollen—and the inversion effect even works nicely after a long day of standing workstation use. Inversion has been shown to assist with lymph fluid circulation, back pain, blood flow and circulation, and spinal or hip misalignment from high impact workouts.⁣⁣Of course, you don’t have to have an inversion table or yoga trapeze to invert. For example, if you go for a long run, you can follow the simple rule of elevating your legs above your head by propping yourself up against a wall—and keep those legs elevated for at least 1 minute for every mile you’ve run.⁣⁣Do you ever get inverted?⁣

Posted by Ben Greenfield Fitness on Monday, November 11, 2019

Leave your comments below – and any news or discoveries that you think I missed!

Cheers,

Ben

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2 thoughts on “The Weekly Roundup: Your Go-To Guide For Everything You May Have Missed This Week & More! 11/9 – 11/15

  1. Hunter Bomar says:

    Great stuff Ben, Im super thankful that you provide us with such dense and thorough material to better ourselves. Ive been following you for a long time now. Ive really wanted to do a one on one consult with you. However, Im a firefighter in Boise and I do as much as I can do, but cant really afford much of what you offer, along with many of products you promote, joovv lights, supplements, oura rings, air purifiers ext. Moreover, given my profession there are many thing I cant avoid, and some routines I cant be 100% with, my sleep schedule is terrible on duty, are endocrine system is all over the place and we are exposed to harsh carcinogens in fires.That being said this comment may not be appropriate for this post, but i really would love to understand what areas of my life should i place the most emphasis, time and money. Whether is be reducing emf exposure or air quality, diet, fasting, exercise, meditation, light therapy, grounding etc whats the ‘big ones’ in your mind? Im not an athlete, I just simply want to live life well, healthy and happy, while reducing my chances of cancer and disease. Also, ive working on material to help other firefighters in my department with same goal. I would love to here from you! Thanks for reading!

    1. A lot of the things you mention don't require any money at all (reducing EMF exposure, exercise, fasting, meditation, grounding) so there's no reason to pick some and leave out others. Implement as many as you can. Also, check out my new book, Boundless, which is basically a blueprint for living a healthy, happy life. https://boundlessbook.com

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