The Weekly Roundup: Your Go-To Guide For Everything You May Have Missed This Week & More! 5/30 – 6/5

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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!

My Morning Routine, Simplified.

Someone recently asked me for my morning routine. Here is it, in a nutshell. I hope you find it helpful, and feel free to leave your questions or your own morning routine in the comments section of this roundup!

  1. Wake and complete gratitude journaling while lying in bed. Do not take phone out of airplane mode.
  2. After journaling, go to the kitchen and drink 30 ounces of water from a glass mason jar. Into the water, place two packets or vials of Quinton hypertonic minerals OR a teaspoon of good salt, along with 1 teaspoon of baking soda and 2 hydrogen tablets.
  3. Drink, then proceed outdoors into the sunshine in bare feet wearing as little as possible. Complete 10-15 minutes of stretching, foam rolling, and deep tissue work—specifically focusing on anything that feels tight or painful. During this time, feel free to listen to encouraging, spiritually enhancing music, or an audiobook or podcast, but continue to keep phone in airplane mode.
  4. Upon finishing stretching and breathwork, use restroom, then, if time permits, proceed to 20-30 minute sunshine walk or sauna (hot) and ice (cold) therapy (otherwise can save hot and cold for later in the day).

Podcasts I Recorded This Week:

Beyond Fasting: How To Biohack Your Fast To Accelerate Fat Loss, Stave Off Carbohydrate Cravings & Enhance Cellular Autophagy.

This episode was brought to you by Kion (code BGF20), Organifi Gold Chocolate (code BENG20), ButcherBox (code BEN20), and Water and Wellness (code GREENFIELD).

 

 

Everything You Need To Know About How To Use Hydrogen Water: Timing, Dosing, Delivery Mechanisms, Hydrogen Tablets, Hydrogen Water Machines, Hydrogen Inhalers & Much More!

This episode was brought to you by BioCharger (code BENG500), Kion (code BGF20), Organifi Green Juice (code BENG20), JOOVV (Order using my link and receive my brand new book, Boundless absolutely free!), and Powerdot (code BEN).


Articles I Published This Week:

Summer Healthy BBQ Grilling Guide: How To Source The Healthiest Meat, Top Tips For Avoiding Unhealthy, Mislabeled Meat & How To Cook The Most Perfect, Juicy Steak!

Sabbath Ramblings: How To Find Your Purpose In Life.

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


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::: Save 10% On An Exciting New Tool That Uses Your DNA To Give You Personalized Health Recommendations :::

After my podcast with Joe Cohen, founder and CEO of SelfDecode, I received lots of questions on his exciting new genetic analysis tool.

As you know, I’m a huge data geek, and my genetics are no exception. Sure, getting your genetic data is valuable, but so far the tools used for analyzing DNA have lacked practical application. In other words, “What exactly does one do with this data?”

With SelfDecode, in less than 30 minutes I was reading my first personalized health report on how my genes relate to my longevity, including actionable, easy to understand recommendations made just for me.

SelfDecode provides over 14 personalized reports, including mood, cognitive function, sleep, and even cardiovascular health. They even have an individualized health blog that tailors their daily posts to your DNA. (It’s kind of crazy, and I still can’t figure out how they pulled it off.)

As for accuracy: Every recommendation is cited so I could go deeper into the studies underlying their reports. They use multiple genes and SNPs to determine your health risks (Polygenic Risk Score), and they use more SNPs than any other DNA analysis tool…

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This Week's Most Popular Instagram Post:

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My Full Body Foam Roller Routine To continue with this yesterday’s meat theme, I thought I would throw in one of my favorite ways to tenderize the body and even create and maintain as my future podcast guest Joel Greene @realjoelgreene refers to in his book “Immunity Code”…YOUNG MUSCLE: foam rolling. Here’s my full-body routine that I like to incorporate at least once per week. It combines both deep tissue work and dynamic stretching such as arm and leg swings for a vigorous full body routine that will leave you feeling quite supple afterwards. Let me know how you stay supple in the comments below, and stay tuned for podcast with Joel all about other ways to maintain young vs. old muscle!

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This Week's Most Popular Tweet:

My Most Popular Facebook Post This Week:

In the past few hours, I’ve gone from a state of blissful ignorance to pure shock and horror. I generally avoid the negative news cycle, and haven’t read or watched a shred of news in several days, but upon seeing some rumblings on social media and hearing from several friends that there is a serious current events issue occurring right now, I felt it my responsibility to dive in a few hours ago and read up on what is happening with the current George Floyd travesty – and found it to be shocking, sad and horrific on all counts. My first thought upon seeing the violence and divisive rifts that have emerged was to reflect upon a passage in Colossians in the Bible, in which Paul the Apostle states that “…there is neither Greek nor Jew, circumcision nor uncircumcision, Barbarian, Scythian, bond nor free: but Christ is all, and in all. Put on therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, bowels of mercies, kindness, humbleness of mind, meekness, longsuffering; forbearing one another, and forgiving one another, if anyman have a quarrel against any: even as Christ forgave you, so also do ye.” It is my deepest desire, and will be my prayer for the hours and days going forward, that each of us – black and white, male and female, rich and poor – can set aside all hate, bitterness and violence and put on a selfless and loving spirit of forgiveness, mercy and peace. Remember that in times like these – LOVE covers all, and the very best you can do is go forth and love others with as much passion and selflessness as you can. That is my prayer for you in this disturbing hour.

Posted by Ben Greenfield Fitness on Monday, June 1, 2020

 

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

Cheers,

Ben

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8 thoughts on “The Weekly Roundup: Your Go-To Guide For Everything You May Have Missed This Week & More! 5/30 – 6/5

  1. Sally says:

    I keep it gentle in the mornings and just do fastercise before eating. I then do physical work for 2-3 hours (gardening). I stretch in the afternoon when my body is looser with 6-12 rounds of sun salutations. 5 minutes bouncing on re-bounder which is great for lymph flow. Maybe 4 minutes (once or twice a day) tabata exercise. I don’t pressure myself into doing long workouts. I keep it short and simple so that it seamlessly blends with my day, and it works beautifully for me. I’m 62 and in great health. Keep up the good work Ben.

  2. Lester says:

    3 grams of sodium in the morning. Wow! How much sodium do you use in a typical 24 hours?

  3. Jane Donadio says:

    I too begin my day with pre- dawn journaling. And I’m stunned by how peaceful it is at that hour and how much I LOVE this relatively new ritual of mine. It REALLY sets a tone for the whole day.

  4. Lee Roe says:

    Ben, I have been searching for a lot of things, fitness, better health, cleaner living, less dependence on things that get me through the troubles of life. But what I realized just, now, it is the spiritual part of my life…that needs improvement. Thank You, for the words today. Lee

  5. BEC says:

    Curious if you have thoughts are recovery from a rattlesnake bite (western diamond back) – such as helpful supplements, etc. Was bit Tuesday evening in foot by a baby. Training for 70.3 race soon (probably will drop out of Lubbock and may sign up for Boulder). Obviously doing what recommended by doctor – antivenum then just Aleve and rest / elevation. Swelling is decreasing daily. Surprised I can’t find much on the subject on Google.

  6. Joe P says:

    So cool to see your morning routine post! After seeing a YouTube video on this subject a couple weeks ago, I actually started making myself a checklist for the morning and it’s been super helpful. Mine (so far) looks like this:

    Stay Off Phone

    Name 3 Things Grateful For

    1 or more of: Workout/Stretch/Foam Roll (Can even be just 5 minutes if need be)

    Drink At Least 1 Full Glass of Water Before any coffee

    Hot Shower followed by Cold Shower

    Meditate for 10 minutes

    Drink Coffee and get to it!

    Appreciate all of your content Ben, be well!

    1. Joe P says:

      PS- If you have any constructive feedback on my routine I’d love to hear it. Always a work in progress

    2. Nick says:

      You could use a small pinch of mineral-rich salt in your morning water. Hydrates you more effectively.

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