The Weekly Roundup: Your Go-To Guide For Everything You May Have Missed This Week & More! 12/21 – 12/27

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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!

– A New Unique Set Of Essential Oils I've Been Using

If you heard my interview with Dr. Nick of Essential Oil Wizardry, you know he's basically the craziest, most unique oil formulator on the planet. He recently sent me a few blends I've really been enjoying. Here's what they are:

  • InVigor: Supports memory, focus, and concentration. Massage a few drops into the palms of the hands and rub them together, cup over the nose and mouth and take 3 deep breaths. This is great first thing in the morning. Enjoy in an infrared sauna.
  • Lilac: Gentle heart opener. Supports the emotional sense-of-self. 1/4 to 1 dropper full under the tongue. Works on more of the subtle energy and emotional bodies.
  • Epimedium: Aka Horny Goat Weed, 5-10 drops under the tongue. 1/4-1/2 a dropper is plenty. Stimulates the masculine sense of self, can increase sex drive with regular use. Promotes a deeper awareness to one’s physical body. At higher doses can notice some behavioral changes including aggression. Can see side-effects of increased testosterone.
  • Salvia Divinorum: Sacred medicinal plant used by the Mazatec in Mexico. This is semi-legal and is found in nature. It’s a great meditative tool and promotes introspection. Use 1-3 droppers full under the tongue for 30 seconds. Great for re-connecting to nature.
  • Tribulus: Similar properties to Epimedium, play with 1/4 to 2 droppers full sublingually.
  • Klip Dagga: An interesting plant that has its own compounds that have cannabinoid-like properties. It is a relatively euphoric cannabis substitute that has more clarity during its euphoria. Play with 1-3 droppers full sublingually.
  • Chai Perfect: This is perfect for adding to morning smoothies or desserts if you make chocolates. Play around with it and see what you enjoy, less is more. Nick usually uses 1 drop per 8-16 oz of culinary delights.
  •  Seduction: A botanical essential oil-based perfume my wife and I use during our date nights. Just make sure the neighborhood dogs don't hump your legs when you put this stuff on. Holy hell.

To check out this collection, and plenty more from Dr. Nick, just click here. As you can see, these are no “ordinary” oils.


Podcasts I Recorded This Week:

Squatting In A California Backyard & Talking Family, Movement Mechanics, Ice Baths & More With Aaron Alexander.

This episode was brought to you by The Kion Fasting Challenge, Beekeeper's Naturals (code: BEN), Policy Genius, and Fresh Books. 

 

 

The One Component Of Fitness Most People Neglect (Meditation, Plant Medicine, Yoga, Sex & More: How Ben Greenfield Trains For The Spiritual Disciplines).

This episode was brought to you by The Kion Fasting Challenge, Organifi Red Juice (code: BENG20), Thrive Market, and Magic Spoon 

 

 


Articles I Published This Week:

The Powerful Health Benefits Of Fasting (Plus The Top 5 Questions I Get Asked About Fasting).

– My full article feed and all past archives of my articles are here if you want to check out past articles.


Special Announcements:

::: Save $500 On One Of My Favorite Sleep-Enhancing Devices :::

NuCalm is a safe, proven neuroscience technology that quickly relaxes you without using narcotics or controlled substances.

A next-level cranial electrotherapy stimulation device, NuCalm was designed to help your brain interrupt the adrenaline and cortisol release by mimicking what naturally occurs in your brain right before you sleep. It includes an app with “music”—which is actually neuro acoustic software that delivers frequencies to your brain which take you down to theta brain wavelength.

This thing lets me get a 20-minute intense period of relaxation even when I can’t nap, and I’m now ducking away and using it nearly every day, particularly during travel and on airplanes.

Click here to learn more, and use code: BEN500 to save $500 on a NuCalm of your own.


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Upcoming Events:

– January 6, 2020: Kion Fasting Challenge – Worldwide. Join me, team Kion, and thousands of other like-minded individuals (last year we had over 12,000 participants) for a FREE 5-day fasting challenge! Click here for details and to sign up.

– January 16: Boundless Launch Party – New York, NY. Biohack the World Boundless Book Tour. Join me and the world’s foremost biohackers in this intentional, socially-conscious incubator space for an interactive storytelling session and Q&A to discover what’s on the cutting edge of anti-aging, nutritional and exercise science. RSVP here.

– January 29: Boundless Launch Party – Century City, CA. Save the date, and stay tuned for more details!

– January 31: Boundless Launch Party – Santa Monica, CA. Save the date, and stay tuned for more details!

April 24 – 26: 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.

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Featured Product: Kion Fasting Bundle

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This Week's Most Popular Instagram Post:

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Snapped these photos on my 38th birthday yesterday. I have to admit… these days I feel healthier, stronger and more vibrant than I ever have in my entire life. I think it just ultimately comes down to really learning how to care for my mitochondria. Every day I get sunlight or red light, grounding/earthing, heat from a sauna or hard workout (usually kettlebells these days), cold thermogenesis, clean pure water and minerals. When paired with physical movement woven throughout the day and clean, ancestral nutrition principles, it’s pretty easy to feel great every day. I called this feeling “boundless“ and it’s what my new book is entirely about. No matter how old you are you should have all the energy you want at your beck and call every day whenever you need it. If you haven’t pre-ordered the book yet you can get it at BoundlessBook.com – I have all my diet, workouts, movement principles, longevity hacks and much more all jammed into the 650+ pages of this new one. Enjoy!

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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! 12/21 – 12/27

  1. Anne says:

    Could you please send me the link to Dr. Ben’s podcast with DR. MINKOFF.

    I am also interested in anything you Find relevant about NAD treatment and cancer.

    THank you.

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