#304: How To Get A Better Butt, Top 3 Ways To Relieve Stress At Night, A Natural DHEA Secret & Much More!

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Jan 7, 2015 Podcast: Natural Remedies For Congestion During Exercise, Natural Remedies for Saddle Sore, The Top 3 Ways To Relieve Stress At Night, and How To Get A Better Butt.

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Listener Q&A:

As compiled, deciphered, edited and sometimes read by Brock Skywalker Armstrong, the Podcast Sidekick and Audio Ninja.

Natural Remedies For Congestion During Exercise

Barb says: She gets a lot of mucus and histamine response after her hard workouts. After intervals on the bike or in the pool. It has been happening on and off for a couple years but lately it is very constant. Is this related to recovery? It is very debilitating. Do you know what the cause could be?

In my response I recommend:
Exercise induced anaphylaxis research study

Natural Remedies for Saddle Sore

Jeff says: Lately he has been getting acne on his backside. Sometimes worse than other days… sometimes looks more like heat rash. Also a bit down his hamstrings and lower back. He wears compression gear when he works out but has also tried going without anything (even underwear). He is wondering how to clear it up. It is more annoying than anything.

In my response I recommend:
Hammer Seat Saver (use 15% discount code 80244)
ActionWipes
Thieves Essential Oil

The Top 3 Ways To Relieve Stress At Night

R.C. says: He has been trying out Rhodiola and L-Theanine. He has been using the pure powder forms in both the evening and the morning. For relieving stress, when should it be taken? Should it be on an empty stomach? Is there anything else you would recommend instead for someone who has trouble winding down in the evening?

In my response I recommend:
-VaporBoost SweetDreams
Peace And Calm Essential Oil
Thorne AM/PM Complex
Inner Peace

How To Get A Better Butt

Tony says: He is wondering if it is normal for your legs to be wider than your hips. All his pants and boxers “ride-up” and it is really annoying.

In my response I recommend:
Core Foundation exercises

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4 thoughts on “#304: How To Get A Better Butt, Top 3 Ways To Relieve Stress At Night, A Natural DHEA Secret & Much More!

  1. Kat_f says:

    Ben and Brock,
    Thanks again for all the great stuff you guys put out there. So I really had a good laugh when you made that joke about perhaps finding out that you're Chinese. I've always considered myself Chinese – both my parents were born there. And if you recall meeting me, I think you'd swear I was Chinese. So I was delighted when 23andme told me I had a 91.7% chance of being Chinese!!! =)

  2. Vahlstedt says:

    Hi Ben!
    Interesting to hear about the sweetdreams vaporizer, because I'm experiencing really bad sleep.
    Could you use this every night before bed time? Or would the melatonin which is included in the blend lower the bodies own capabilities to produce melatonin in the longer term?
    Thank you!

    1. Well, I would not PERSONALLY use it every night for the exact reasons you've stated…a couple times a week to "settle you down" isn't too bad, and remember the older you are the less melatonin you make, so while kids shouldn't use it period, adults can get away with a handful of times a month. Not based on research, just anecdotes and thoughts.

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