The Weekly Roundup: Your Go-To Guide For Everything You May Have Missed This Week & More! 11/21-11/27

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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!

A Cool New Pre-Exercise Breath Protocol

I recently finished reading Jesse Coomer's A Practical Guide to Breathwork: A Remedy for the Modern Human Condition. It's a great read for anyone interested in practical breathwork protocols. I've been using one particular protocol from the book for a pre-workout charge-up and it works really well. It's called the “Jolly Green Giant” (it gets its name from the position in which you will stand), and it goes like this:

  1. In a standing position, place your hands on the middle of your ribcage.
  2. Take a slow but deep breath in through your nose, using the proper breath wave (belly, ribs, chest). As you inhale, be sure that you feel your rib cage expanding as you pull your breath downward to your belly. Then, fill your chest with air.
  3. Exhale actively through the nose.
  4. Repeat this at a slow pace for ten breaths.
  5. Next, speed up the pace of your inhales and exhales, inhaling through the nose and out through the mouth. Continue to keep your hands on your mid-ribs and be they move with your rib expansion.
  6. Repeat this for a minute.
  7. Next, switch to mouth breathing for your inhales and exhales, making sure to use the proper breath wave and rib expansion.
  8. Repeat this for a minute.
  9. When you are finished, you can start your workout with the confidence that you have set your breathing pattern up for success.

Anyways, this is worth trying before your next workout, and Jesse's new breathwork book is definitely worth reading. Get it here.

Podcasts I Recorded This Week:

This Doctor Has A “Stealth Strategy To Stop COVID Cold”: A Breaking Interview With A Controversial Alternative Health Figure On Vitamin D, COVID-19, Sunshine, Vitamin K2, Magnesium & Much More!

This episode was brought to you by Kion (code BEN10), Organifi Gold Chocolate (code BENG20), Joovv (code BEN), and Paleovalley Beef Sticks (Receive a 15% discount off your order when you go to


The Giant Fish Oil Episode: Everything You’ve Ever Wanted To Know About Omega 3 Fatty Acids, EPA, DHA, Dosing, Sourcing & Much More!

This episode was brought to you by Kion Omega (code BEN10), Organifi Red Juice (code BENG20), Four Sigmatic (code BENGREENFIELD), and Thrive Market (Receive a gift card worth up to $20 when you begin a new membership).


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Articles I Published This Week:

Beware Of Burnout: Stopping Stress With Biohacking Technology, Lifestyle Adjustments & Psychology Tactics.

Sabbath Ramblings: Prayer.

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

Special Announcements: 

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One thought on “The Weekly Roundup: Your Go-To Guide For Everything You May Have Missed This Week & More! 11/21-11/27

  1. PHILIP ASKEW says:

    Hi Ben

    Really enjoying the podcasts. Could I ask if you have any advice for long-haul pilots who are working in close proximity to EMF for long periods and have to deal with changes in our circadian rhythm’s on a weekly basis. I read about the grounding in the morning which I will endeavour to try as soon as I return to work. If you could point me in the right direction of any articles or podcasts that would useful as well.

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