November 4, 2015 Podcast: Does Marijuana Shrink Your Brain, Building Muscle With Vitamin D, Best Ways To Track Fat Loss & More!
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- Winter is coming. If you live in a Northern climate and don’t want to lose muscle, read this.
- Yes, marijuana can shrink your brain if you A) are young; B) use it a lot. This is why I recommend CBD instead.
- Interesting that the US government is now jumping on CBD bandwagon.
The Fat Loss Summit just began and goes November 15-29. This is a FREE online event you can attend from home or on any mobile device, and includes talks like: How to lose more fat with intermittent fasting and carb cycling strategies, secret Russian and mixed martial art training principles that speed fat loss, how to gamify your workouts to burn more fat in less time, a gut healing plan to go from sugar burner to fat burner, how to tweak your nervous system to lose weight faster…and much more (including a cold thermogenesis episode from yours truly). Sign up NOW here: BenGreenfieldFitness.com/fatlosssummit
Did you miss the weekend podcast episode with Kim Anami? It was a must-listen – titled “A Vaginal Weightlifting Coach Reveals Her Secrets On How To Train Your Body For Soul-Stretching, Bed-Shaking, Neighbor Complaining Sex.” Click here to listen now or download for later!
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Dec 4-6, 2015: Ben is speaking at the Unbeatable Mind Retreat in Carlsbad, California. This is where SEALFit and Navy SEAL Commander Mark Divine will be assembling the best of the best in everything from performance to cutting-edge mental training to advanced sleep tactics and more. Includes amazing ancestral meals, morning WOD's at SEALFit HQ (the site of the world famous Kokoro camp), Warrior Yoga instruction and workouts, and speakers such as Robb Wolf, Dr. Kirk Parsley, Dominic D'Agostino, and more.
Nov 14, 2015: Ben will be competing at the World's Toughest Mudder. If you live near Las Vegas or Henderson, Nevada, be sure to come watch the action! Ben will be using the “NattyStack” from NaturalForce products to fuel this event “BEN10” will get you 10% off all supplements from NaturalForce and “BEN5” will get you 5% off all protein.
Nov 17-18, 2016: Ben is speaking at the Biohacker's Summit in Helsinki, Finland. Discover the latest in wearables, internet of things, digital health, and mobile apps to increase performance, be healthier, stay fit, and get more done. Learn about taking food, preparation, cooking, and eating to the next level with the latest science and kitchen chemistry. Even delve into implanted chips, gene therapy, bionic arms, biometric shirts, robotic assistants, and virtual reality. Two days with an amazing crowd and a closing party with upgraded DJs to talk about. Click here to get in now at a 40% discount.
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As compiled, deciphered, edited and sometimes read by Rachel Browne, the NEW Podcast Sidekick.
Why Surgery Isn't The Only Option For Gallstones
Seth says: He just got diagnosed with Gall Stones and it seems the natural remedies don't work. What's your opinion on them and is surgery his only option?
Why You Should Cry More
Matthew says: He feels really good after crying and is wondering if there's any physiological benefits to it?
Curcumin vs. Turmeric
Zach says: He's wants a definite low down on turmeric and curcumin. He's an ultra endurance runner who wants to recover faster and upregulate his fat conversion. Should he buy bulk turmeric powder, or turmeric extract supplements or curcumin extract supplements and of those, with or without piperine or black pepper? Is the 95% curcuminoid label play a factor in that decision? What should the dosage be as a hard-charging athlete and when should it be taken?
The Best Way To Track Fat Loss
Jamal says: He owns his own group personal training facility focused on fat loss and he wants to incorporate a tracking measurement. What do you recommend? What's the best way to track fat loss performance?
What You Need To Know About NRF2
Billy says: What do you think of the new area of research on NRF2? Most of the research is looking at preventative health approaches but what do you think of it as a strategy for recovery?
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