The Weekly Roundup: Your Go-To Guide For Everything You May Have Missed This Week & More! 1/18 – 1/24

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

Ben Greenfield's discoveries, from 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 giveaways, discounts, and more!

New Discoveries Of The Week: Cool New Things I'm Trying, Books I'm Reading, And More!

– Article I Was Recently Featured In

I was recently featured in “The Times,” the UK’s biggest newspaper, apparently. The article, which you can read here (just get a cancellable subscription) is not too bad, but there are a few untruths, which are probably inevitable amongst the journalism industry, but here’s what to look out for and take with a grain of salt as you read:

“He’s just turned 40.”

I’m 38.

“…a steel tongue hand pan a friend from Los Angeles gave him for his birthday…”

My lovely assistant Penny who lives in Spokane gave it to me. The reporter made up an imaginary LA friend.

“..recently diagnosed with ADHD…”

Categorically false and never uttered by me.

“Every summer, the twins go off on a survival weekend in the wilderness by themselves – not together, but alone. “A guy comes to check on them once a day,” but otherwise the boys fend for themselves, foraging for food, building their own fire and shelter. How long have they been doing the survival thing? “Since they were six.”

Not true. They are always with a group of other children and certified instructors, and won’t be doing anything like this alone until they’re at least 13.

“Greenfield’s stated goal is to hit 90 with a biological age of 25.”

Never said that. I just want to live a healthy life and help people while taking good care of myself, then die whenever I’m chosen to pass on to a better place.

Anyways, aside from all that, it’s a good article. Worth checking out.

– New Meditation App I've Been Digging

Lately, I've been taking a brief 1 to 10-minute “pause” during the day to connect with my breathe, myself and most importantly, God. The One Minute Pause app that I've been using is a simple way to reconnect with God in the midst of a busy day. From John Eldredge, the New York Times Bestselling Author of Wild at Heart and Captivating, two excellent books that I enjoyed, this app invites you into the simple practice of releasing everything to God, restoring your union with God and inviting Him to into your heart. The length of time is perfect, and the music/breath pacing has been working very well for me. Give it a try!

Podcasts I Recorded This Week:

The Latest Research On Longevity, Ketones, Caffeine, Creatine, Sleep, Plant Vs. Animal Protein Intake, My New Book Boundless & Much More!

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High-Intensity Resistance Training, Low-Carb Mediterranean Diet, Peptides, Plant Medicines, Psychedelics & More With Keith Norris!





21 Ways To Become Boundless, Upgrade Your Brain, Optimize Your Body & Defy Aging

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Articles I Published This Week:

10 Naturally Gluten-Free Foods (Plus Hidden Sources Of Gluten That May Be Lurking In Your Food).

– My full article feed and all past archives of my articles are here if you want to check out past articles.

Articles & Podcast I Was Featured In This Week:

Biohacker Ben Greenfield: the alpha male’s alpha male (see notes above before reading)

Max Lugavere: The Genius Life 89: Powerful Biohacking Secrets to Living a Long, Happy, and Lean Life

Should you be exercising your penis?

Special Announcements:

::: Last Call! FlexPulse Giveaway :::

Boundless launched this week, and January 25th is the last day you can enter to win the FlexPulse Portable PEMF System and BioBalance! See all the details and how to register here.

The book reached all the way to #33 on all of Amazon this week! (AND it made Best New Release in FIVE categories – crazy!). I’m confident you will find the book a powerful resource for decades to come.

The next story in the Boundless journey is yours to tell. Here’s the link to buy the book and grab the special book bonuses you can’t get anywhere else. If you’re seeking to make a change in your life, why not buy a copy for a friend and ask them to be your accountability partner?

::: Why You Absolutely Need To Be Grounding While You Sleep :::

Over 20 Peer-Reviewed Research Studies have shown sleeping grounded…

  • Reduces pain and inflammation…
  • Improves sleep, cellular function, HRV, and vagal tone…
  • Decreases cortisol, stress, anxiety, and depression…
  • Improves metabolism, circulation, blood viscosity, and blood glucose levels…
  • Up-regulates energy, performance, recovery, and wound healing…
  • Improves mood, thyroid function, other hormonal production, and immunity…
  • And more!

If you don't know what grounding is, just listen to my podcast, My New #1 Hack for Zapping Inflammation, Increasing Deep Sleep & Recovering Faster, and watch this eye-opening 15-minute documentary.

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The electrons you absorb, when sleeping grounded, neutralize free radical damage; squelch inflammation; restore healthy endocrine function; enhance cellular gating and circulation, which improves cellular uptake of nutrients, oxygen, and hormones while maximizing the removal of cellular waste — the list goes on. Get your grounding mat here.

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Upcoming Events:

– January 24-28: Health Food Happy Kids Summit – Online. Yours truly will be teaching you ancient practices and cutting edge hacks to build strong and healthy kids for FREE until January 28th. Register here.

– January 29: Boundless Launch Party – Century City, CA. Join me for an immersive wellness experience, learn how to upgrade your brain by fixing your neurotransmitters, how to effectively exercise your nervous system & optimize your sleep, defy aging, and so much more! Doors open at 5:30 PM. Get your tickets here.

January 30: Boundless Book Signing at Metabolic Health Summit – Los Angeles, CA. Discover the latest science on the ketogenic diet and metabolic therapies from the world's most progressive physicians, researchers, and thought leaders. Learn the latest research, hear inspirational real-world stories of success, enjoy incredible networking opportunities, and discover the most innovative food and technology brands on the market. Get your tickets here, and use code: BENMHS15 to save 15%.

– January 31: Boundless Launch Party at The Bungalow – Santa Monica, CA. 6-8 PM. No RSVP needed, just save the date, and stay tuned for more details!

– February 15 to March 15: Hydration Solution Summit – Online. Join me and my dad Gary Greenfield to learn more about structured hydration (Our talk is March 7) The Hydration Solution Summit is FREE and online because water is a basic human right and everyone should have access to it. Get started here.

April 24 – 26: Paleo f(x) – Austin, TX. Join me and dozens of health and fitness experts to discover the latest breakthroughs in epigenetics, biohacking, Keto, AIP, nootropics, blood testing, strength conditioning, sleep, stress and much more. Try out delicious new foods, discover new workouts, and even try new gadgets in the biohacking lab. Register here.

View Ben's Calendar Here

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2 thoughts on “The Weekly Roundup: Your Go-To Guide For Everything You May Have Missed This Week & More! 1/18 – 1/24

  1. Dave Pelletier says:

    Hey Ben,

    Just got your book Boundless…awesome! A quick question on your Smoothie Recipe. My wife and I have been following the recipe…it’s delicious! A question though…I ran it through my nutrition calculator and came up with the following:

    760 Calories

    –35g Carbs

    –57g Fat

    –21g Protein

    I have heard you mention you have carbs at night and prefer to stay in Ketosis during the day. Won’t that 25g of Carbohydrates knock you out of ketosis?


    1. Nick says:

      Not necessarily. How much fiber is in it?

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