The Weekly Roundup: Your Go-To Guide For Everything You May Have Missed This Week & More! 1/12–1/18

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Welcome to Ben Greenfield's Weekly Roundup!

In this weekly post, I share with you my most interesting discoveries of the week, including 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 opportunities to learn, giveaways, discounts, and more!

New Discoveries

Exciting News — My Latest Culinary Creation, Boundless Kitchen, Is Finally Here!

Dive into a unique blend of biohacking and molecular gastronomy with 48 innovative recipes designed for health, longevity, and pure deliciousness. I'm taking you on a wild ride through my kitchen lab, where we'll explore everything from unconventional tools to fringe superfoods like organ meats and colostrum.

Get ready to expand your cooking skills with dishes ranging from Carrot Cake Blender Waffles to Sous Vide Blueberry Brisket. You'll not only master techniques like sous vide and air frying but also discover the science of clean eating and the restorative power of food. Get ready to unleash a world of flavor and innovation in your cooking!

Want a copy for your kitchen, or would you like to gift Boundless Kitchen to your friends and family? Order it here.

Uncover Your Body's Secrets With 10% Off SiPhox Health's At-Home Test Kit

Embarking on the journey to optimal health is like navigating uncharted waters, which is why I recommend SiPhox Health's at-home test kit — a reliable compass in your wellness expedition. From understanding inflammation and balancing hormones to assessing metabolic fitness and supporting heart health, this kit is not just a test; it's a practical tool to help you fine-tune your health strategy and work toward extended longevity.

Here's how it works:

  • Simple sample collection: Just a few drops of blood from a painless process. No clinics, no hassle, done right at home.
  • Easy kit pickup: USPS picks up the kit right from your mailbox, free of charge for U.S. orders.
  • Rapid, actionable results: Within 3–5 days, you get detailed results to guide your health decisions.

The depth of analysis is what sets SiPhox apart from “comparable” tests that barely skim the surface by only analyzing three to six biomarkers. SiPhox goes much deeper, unraveling secrets your body might be hiding by analyzing 17 blood biomarkers, including measurements of cortisol, DHEA-S, estradiol, total cholesterol, homocysteine, insulin, vitamin D, testosterone, and more.

This level of detail is crucial for early detection and prevention of serious health issues, giving you the power to proactively manage your health.

And here's the icing on the cake: As part of my community, you get an exclusive 10% discount on SiPhox's offerings, whether you opt for the Unlimited Membership (a pay-as-you-go option to track at your own pace), the Biohacker Package (includes four tests, one every two weeks), or a One-Time Test.

Ready to discover what your blood says about your wellness journey? Head over to SiPhox Health here and use code BEN for your exclusive 10% discount.

Is Training Close to Tiring Out Essential for Both “Big” Gains and Strength?

Ever wondered just how hard you need to push your muscles to the brink during resistance training to really ramp up your strength and muscle growth? Well, new research sheds light on this very topic.

Here's the scoop: The study zeroes in on what's known as “proximity to failure” in resistance training. This is all about how close you get to that moment where another rep is just not happening. To gauge this, researchers used a metric called “repetitions in reserve” (RIR). Think of RIR as a measure of how many reps you've got left in the tank before your muscles throw in the towel.

Scientists crunched the numbers from various studies and found something interesting…

When it comes to gaining strength, how close you get to muscle failure doesn't seem to matter much. The data showed that strength gains were pretty consistent, regardless of whether you stopped several reps short of failure or pushed right up to the brink.

But, when it comes to bulking up and muscle hypertrophy, it's a different story. If you're chasing muscle size, that's where pushing closer to failure seems to make a difference. The study suggests that for muscle hypertrophy, grinding out those last sets to get closer to failure seems to be key. The closer you train to muscle failure (the lower RIR), the more muscle size increases.

So, what should you, as a fitness enthusiast or gym rat, take away from this?

Tailor your training to your goals. Eyeing strength? You've got some wiggle room. But for muscle size, prepare to push your limits closer to failure, which might just be your ticket to Gainsville.

Just remember, balance and safety first — never push yourself to the point of injury!

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Transform Your Life and Reach Boundless Success in 2024

Are you craving a truly personalized approach to fitness and unwavering accountability to reach your goals?

If so, your search ends today.

Imagine having a team of dedicated expert coaches right by your side, crafting a training plan tailored exclusively for you. We'll dive deep into your unique goals, aspirations, and challenges to create a roadmap that leads you to success.

My Elite Coaching Program focuses on workouts, biohacking secrets, and nutrition. But it's not just about workouts and exercises — this comprehensive, holistic journey covers every facet of your well-being, from personalized nutritional advice to cutting-edge biohacking techniques, positioning you at the pinnacle of peak performance. We leave no stone unturned in our quest to help you surpass your own limits.

My new 16-week program will guide you from information overload to transformation enjoyment.

If you're ready to banish brain fog and push your energy through the roof this year, use code NYELITE2024 to save 40% off your first month of the Ben Greenfield Elite Coaching program. This exclusive rate is only valid through February 28th, so make sure to secure your spot before it's too late!

My Coaching Team Is Hiring a Part-Time Coaching Administrative Specialist!

Do you love discovering how to awaken, unlock, and unleash the full potential of the human body, mind, and spirit, and want to share your passion with others? You're in luck! The BGL Coaching Team is hiring a coaching administrative contractor (it's a part-time contracted position).

The coaching administrative contractor will work creatively and cooperatively in conjunction with Ben Greenfield’s Coaching Team for the development and growth of the Ben Greenfield Coaching program. They'll be responsible for key logistical tasks such as data tracking, member engagement, curriculum development, coach support, and client support.

Sound like a great fit for your interests and skills? If you're excited about this opportunity, please apply here.

The team looks forward to hearing from you!

Podcasts I Recorded This Week:

Healing Your Gut (Finally), Why You Shouldn’t Freak Out About Food Labels, What Your Poop Can Tell You About Your Gut & More With Dr. Lauryn Lax

This episode was brought to you by ZBiotics (code BEN), Neurohacker (code BGF), and Jigsaw Health (code GREENFIELD10).



Crazy Prostate Injections, Skull-Cracking Nasal Adjustments, Defying Disease, Revitalizing Cells, And Safeguarding Your Sexuality With Dr. John Lieurance

This episode was brought to you by Beam Minerals (code BEN), LMNT, Hiya, Paleovalley, and BiOptimizers Magnesium Breakthrough (code BEN10).


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Product Of The Week

::: Redefine Aging With an Extra 15% Off Qualia Senolytic :::

Are you over the age of 30 and seeking a medical breakthrough in the aging process that is completely natural and holistic?

Well, Qualia's team heard you loud and clear and took on the challenge. They put their Qualia Senolytic formula to the test, and let me tell you, the results are nothing short of impressive.

The science team over at Qualia knew that their formula Qualia Senoyltic was a flat-out game changer for healthy aging, considering it's a powerhouse blend of nine plant-based “senolytics” that help your body naturally eliminate senescent cells — the troublemakers of aging that can contribute to issues like tissue damage, arthritis, and diabetes. These old, “retired” cells have quit dividing like they once did and can release inflammatory substances, so clearing them out to make way for new, healthier cells is crucial for maintaining youthful vigor and preventing the decline that comes with aging.

So, what were the results of their research? Qualia Senolytic users experienced a noticeable improvement in joint health and performance, as well as other symptoms tied to aging.*

Personally? Qualia Senolytic has helped me feel younger in terms of sustained energy, workout recovery, and youthful vitality.†

If health and longevity are among your top priorities, I encourage you to click here to get Qualia Senolytic up to 50% off, plus receive an extra 15% off with code SENOBEN.

*Quick heads-up: These statements haven't been checked out by the FDA. This product isn't meant to diagnose, cure, or prevent any diseases. And remember, this is my testimonial, not a promise of your results.

Upcoming Events:

Brain Rejuvenation Retreat: February 15–16, 2024

Join me from February 15th to the 16th at the Brain Rejuvenation Retreat, where world-leading peptide expert Regan Archibald and I will merge our knowledge in longevity, peptides, and fitness. This unique collaboration aims to offer you a transformative health experience, propelling you forward on your path to optimal health and vitality. Discover more about the Brain Rejuvenation Retreat and how these insights can shape your journey to complete well-being here.

Unlock Longevity: February 24, 2024

On February 24th, I'll be live in Austin, Texas, for Unlock Longevity, a unique gathering with leading regenerative medicine experts from North America. This exclusive event is your chance to gain insider knowledge in the realm of anti-aging and vitality. Our distinguished speakers will unveil groundbreaking treatments and secrets in rejuvenation and longevity, previously unshared with the public. Don't miss the opportunity to engage in deep, personal discussions on health and anti-aging, and interact directly with our experts. Learn more about Unlock Longevity here.

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Kion Product Of The Week: Kion Protein Bar

You know I’m a huge fan of Kion.

They combine the cleanest natural ingredients into complementing supplements (and foods!) that help you unlock your body’s natural energy.

And their new Chocolate Crunch Protein Bar is out of this world delicious.

Not only that but it is made with only real, whole-food ingredients— giving it balanced macronutrients for clean, stable energy.

The Chocolate Crunch Protein Bar’s complex flavors and texture come from real, natural, whole-food ingredients such as…

  • Organic almonds
  • Organic cocoa nibs
  • Organic chia seeds
  • Organic coconut
  • Organic honey

And, it contains 11 grams of satiating protein from grass-fed whey protein isolate to support your active lifestyle.

I promise you, you’re going to love this new protein bar. Click here to try it.

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One thought on “The Weekly Roundup: Your Go-To Guide For Everything You May Have Missed This Week & More! 1/12–1/18

  1. Drew says:

    Im curious if anyone has done the siphox testing yet? The people who I have seen do side by side comparisons with labcorp blood draws were showing some markers were very close and some were as much as 30% off. I was thinking of doing the siphox alongside my next couple of blood draws so I can get an idea of whether they are consistently off in the same direction and amount. Either way you would have to use a whole different reference range for some biomarkers that are just different from this type of analysis

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