The Weekly Roundup: Your Go-To Guide For Everything You May Have Missed This Week & More! 11/24 – 11/30

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Weekly Roundup

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

Ben Greenfield’s discoveries from the latest news from 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!

– Book I’m Reading

When the Game Is Over, It All Goes Back in the Box: I actually talked about this book in Podcast 392. I think anyone who is a hard-charging, high-achieving type A personality needs to read this. Soon. Here are just a few snippets that will help you wrap your head around what this book goes into (the title is of course also a big clue):

-The executive who works from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. every day will be both very successful and fondly remembered by his wife’s next husband

-For the stuff in our lives is only temporary. The day is coming when all our 401(k)s and our bank statements will be irrelevant. The titles on our resumes will no longer impress anyone. GPAs and SAT scores and college acceptances will be long-forgotten. No one will know what clothes hung in our closets or what cars sat in our garages. All that will be left is love. That which was done out of love for God will last. Every human being you see is a cleverly disguised receptacle of eternity. You can take the love with you.

-“It doesn’t bother me much” he said, “’cause my body’s just kind of a loaner anyhow. Rent-a-wreck material. It’s what’s inside that matters. Something’s going on inside of me; it’s like the opposite of what’s happening outside. Outside I’m dying a little every day. Inside I’m coming to life. Inside I’m growing. Changing. I keep getting stronger. Joy keeps bubbling up—even in prison. I keep getting more hopeful—even though I know my body’s going to die soon. I keep loving people more—even people who put me here. It’s the strangest thing: I’m dying on the outside, but inside I’m coming to life. It’s fabulous.”

-You will get inundated with messages that try to get you to obsess over the outer you. Experts tell us that if you exercise regularly, you will add two years to your life. But the bad news is that you will spend those two years exercising. Winston Churchill lived into his nineties and said the only exercise he ever got was serving as a pallbearer for his friends who died while they were exercising.

-Be grateful for the outer you. Come to peace with your body. Rejoice in its strengths. Accept it in its limitations. Be grateful for it. Wash it every once in a while. Let it work hard. Be happy when it gets promoted. But remember, it’s wasting away.

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-Here’s a concrete place to start: spend as much time caring for the inner you as you spend on the outer you. However much time you spend exercising and cleansing and dressing the outer you this week, spend at least that much time exercising and cleansing and dressing the inner you. Notice the practices that God most uses to renew your inner person. Pay attention to the rhythms through which you become more loving and alive and resilient.

Nuff said. Get the book here (I actually recommend every single book by the author, John Ortberg).

– A Cool Little Light Hack

Red light on the gut and head: Here’s a nifty little biohack for you: I’ve actually begun to use my Joovv light specifically on my head and on my abdomen – often taking off my shirt and laying the entire light on my stomach while reading at night. Targeted photobiomodulation to these regions, as you can see from this scientific paper, can positively affect both Alzheimer’s and the microbiome. Check out more on Joovv’in and why I do it in my podcast with them here.


Podcasts I Recorded This Week:


Articles & Podcasts I Was Featured In This Week:

– E102: Ben Greenfield, BioMarkers, Biometrics And The Bullshit of BioHacking

– The Top Fitness Podcasts To Become Stronger And Smarter

– 3 Questions To Ask Yourself Everyday! (inspirational video) Rachele Brooke Smith & Ben Greenfield

– Ben Greenfield’s Recipe for Cooking the Perfect Steak


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It can be confusing knowing how to start “hacking your health” which is why the creators of Paleo f(x) are now offering a free course called “Health Hacker Fx” so you can take your health into your own hands. My segment in this course focuses on the following:

– How to decide if peptides and NAD+ supplementation is right for you
– How to rebound from jet lag (in no time flat!)
– Tips for improving air and light and reducing exposure to EMF around you

The advice you’ll get from this event can’t be found from mainstream sources and is exactly the type information and protocols you need to start thinking outside-the-box to live your most adventurous, joyful and fulfilling life.

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Upcoming Events:

– December 1, 2018: Spartan AT&T Park Stadium Sprint, San Francisco, California. Can you feel the energy, San Fran? Run around the concourse. Rope climb in the outfield. Do burpees in the dugout. Challenge yourself to three miles that will include 20+ signature obstacles. See you there!

December 2 – 8, 2018: RUNGA Retreat, Dominican Republic. You’re invited to join me at RUNGA in December 2018. Join me in the Dominican Republic, one of the most beautiful places in the Caribbean, for this retreat. In all RUNGA activities, RUNGA invites you to come home to yourself. To see everything you’ll be getting into, just click here. Use code BEN when you register so you get your gift when you arrive! I’ll be there, too. Join the waitlist here.

– December 14 – 16, 2018: World Congress 2018 Hosted by the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine, Las Vegas, Nevada. If you attend any conference this year, make it the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine’s 26th Annual World Congress. The fact is, in an era of andropause, low drive and deteriorating men’s health, it’s shocking that both practitioners and the public aren’t aware of ancestral wisdom and modern scientific and medical tactics that can be used to optimize male physiology. It’s time that changed, and I’ll be teaching exactly how to make men, men again. Join me!

– Jan 20 – 21, 2019: Serious Business Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana. This conference is going invoke thought and insight and expose you to new ideas and thinking on self-development and business in the beauty industry. Register here. 

– April 6 – 7, 2019: FitCon Summit, Salt Lake City, Utah. FitCon® encourages everyone to Find Their Fit. It does not matter whether it is powerlifting, Crossfit, bodybuilding, roller derby, or even axe throwing. Be sure to visit the Kion booth in the expo!

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Cheers,

Ben

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