366: Float Tanks, Strobe Goggles, Hacking The Vagus Nerve, Natural Marathon Fueling, How To Know When You’re Recovered From Adrenal Fatigue & More!

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March 8, 2017 Podcast: 366: Float Tanks, Strobe Goggles, Hacking The Vagus Nerve, Natural Marathon Fueling, How To Know When You're Recovered From Adrenal Fatigue & More!

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What Is Simulated Altitude Training?

Aussie says: He's from Perth, WA – he loves the show. His question is regarding simulated altitude training and it's benefits and drawbacks. He'd love to know your thoughts on training high and living low, rest periods, benefits for weight loss and benefits for type 2 diabetes.

How To Fuel A Marathon Naturally

Leanne says: She's a big fan. She's calling from London in the UK. She's training for the London marathon and she'd love to know what you recommend for nutrition both for prep and recovery, before long training runs (12 miles up) and also for after training? What are the best foods and drinks for during the marathon, and what do you recommend to take as snacks to keep their energy going? She wants to avoid glucose and sugary stuff and be as natural as possible.

How To Know When You're Recovered From Adrenal Fatigue

Ray says: He's a huge fan. He has a question on adrenal fatigue, he knows we have covered it in a bunch in the past but he was wondering when about 80% of the time he's feeling good, and the other 20% the symptoms are still present, what would be your take on how to get rid of these last few hurdles? He sees that he when he works out super hard the next day he has a longer period of time when he's not feeling greatest his because his body shouldn't be pushed this hard or because he's doing other things wrong, like not using adequate supplementation etc?

In my response, I recommend:
How to know if your body is recovered
DUTCH test

How Fasting Is Different For Females

Janelle says: She wants to thank you for years of great podcasts. As she wants to lose some weight, she's interested in intermittent fasting, but she's hesitant due to some research on how it messes with females hormones. She's post-menopausal, so her hormones are already low, but her morning cortisol is 24 which is high. What are your recommendations to pre and post-menopausal females with regards to intermittent fasting and would you suggest it for someone with elevated AM cortisol?

In my response, I recommend:
DUTCH test

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13 thoughts on “366: Float Tanks, Strobe Goggles, Hacking The Vagus Nerve, Natural Marathon Fueling, How To Know When You’re Recovered From Adrenal Fatigue & More!

  1. Mary Banfield says:

    Ben I’m going to be doing my first Spartan race in Tahoe in October! Would love to See you have a meet and greet there!

    1. Stay tuned Mary! I'll be organizing meetups for all my events!

  2. Martin says:

    Hi Ben! great podcast, thank you so much! I wanted to see you at the Infinite Man Summit. You mentioned that it will be in London and it seems that its in Sofia, Bulgaria. Can you confirm you will be at the Summit?

  3. josh says:

    Interesting episode. Do you do your evening 100-150gram carb-ups even when you’re not working out that day? e.g. when you’re travelling

    1. Yes, just on the lower end for those days.

  4. Paula Ringaman says:

    Hey Ben! I’m a Young Living Distributer and LOVED hearing about your essential oil addiction!!

    Here’s where Copaiba oil comes from, this is off of YL’s site:

    “Copaiba essential oil is a product of steam distilling the gum resin tapped from the Brazilian Copaifera reticulata tree.”

    Happy Oiling!

  5. James Anderson says:

    Can you vap that EO alone? What about with the cbd

  6. Eric says:

    Loved the episode! You mentioned using astaxanthin to help protect oneself from the sun. How much have you found to be effective? I’m a weekend warrior so the sun can be intense on event days.

  7. Would love to be connected with your hunting guide you mention in this episode!

    1. Email me: [email protected] and I will make connection!

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