The Weekly Roundup: Your Go-To Guide For Everything You May Have Missed This Week & More! 12/16-12/22

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Welcome to my Weekly Roundup!

In one convenient post, you're about to discover the most important things I've noticed this week, including the latest news from the fronts of fitness, nutrition, health, wellness, biohacking and anti-aging research, the top photos, videos and stories from this week, upcoming events and speaking appearances, giveaways, specials and a host of other things you may have missed.

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

-Iliacus & Psoas. No, this is not an ancient Roman novel. Instead, it's a muscle that I've discovered that, on my body and a *whole bunch* of other folks, tends to be incredibly tight, ropy, full of adhesions and in great need of deep tissue work. I've been hitting mine every day with everything from a Pso device to a Rumble Roller use(code BEN for 15% off) to employment of a massage therapist to hit it with teeth-gritting precision. I'd recommend you begin to target your own iliacus and psoas if you have low back pain or hip mobility issues. Here's a diagram of where to find them. 

-Underwater MP3 Player. After a week of teaching at the XPT course in Hawaii and Runga in Panama, I've spent a good amount of time surfing, swimming and spearfishing – all without missing a single audiobook chapter or podcast due to one of my favorite workout tools: an underwater MP3 player. I prefer the “H20 Audio” version, which is a simple iPod shuffle that has been waterproofed. If you're a water lover, you need to own one.

The Golem & The Jinni. It's rare that I recommend fiction on my blog, but I do indeed read (and write) a fair share of it, and a new gem I've been delving into is a book entitled The Golem & The Jinni. No spoiler alert here, but if you dig both Arabic and Jewish mythology, you'll dig this one. It was recommended to me by a friend recently on this Napali coast hike.

Podcasts I Recorded This Week

Every month, I release never-before-seen videos, audios and .pdf's inside the BenGreenfieldFitness “Premium” channel (just $10/year to access!). You can click here to go Premium and access an entire vault of protected content!

–  Deer Placenta Smoothies, Smearing Colostrum On Your Face, How To Use A Clay Mask & Much More.

How A Guy Named Gunnar Made An Online Whole Foods For People Who Aren’t Rich.

Articles I Published This Week:

– Ketogenic Collagen, Why You Should Add MCT’s To Collagen, Chocolate Pancakes With Blueberry Butter & More!

How To Create & Maintain Strong Friendships & Relationships

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

Articles & Podcasts I Was Featured In This Week:

– 10 of the Best Ways to See How Fast You’re Aging (or How Young You’re Staying!)

– Ben Greenfield: How to Biohack Your Way to Success and Become Superhuman

Special Announcements:

::: Kion's 12 Days of Giveaways :::

Kion's 12 days of Christmas Giveaways is almost over! Until December 23, Kion is giving away awesome gear, tech and services to help you make 2018 the most epic year yet. Make any purchase on from December 12-23 to be eligible to win prizes from Joovv, Oura, Kettle & Fire and MORE on each day. The Grand Prize is coming up this Dec. 23!

Follow Kion on Facebook to stay posted!

::: True Cellular Detox with Ben 90-day Challenge :::

Whether you can't seem to decimate a single fat cell and you're experiencing brain fog, achy joints and serious lulls in energy OR want to blast your brain and body performance through the roof, look good naked, live as long as possible and feel amazing while doing it, this true cellular detox challenge will totally reboot your body.

What is True Cellular Detoxification? Think of your body as a bucket. Now imagine the toxins that surround us in daily life are the liquid that slowly fills that bucket. With each toxic exposure, drop-by-drop, your bucket becomes more full. A drop here and there isn’t such a big deal; however, chronic exposure to an onslaught of chemical, physical and emotional stressors fills up your bucket each day, and at some point, the bucket begins to overflow. It may take a few decades before your bucket spills over, but once it does, cellular inflammation is triggered and unwanted symptoms arise. The True Cellular Detox™ process begins by determining which sources of stress may be causing body-wide damage and supporting the body’s natural ability to remove them. Removing the toxic source that has accumulated over time in the body is essential to getting results, and can be where health restoration begins.

::: Support Kale vs. Cow: The Case for Better Meat :::

There's a lot of misinformation out there demonizing meat; it's bad for the environment, bad for your health and it's unethical to eat it. Diana Rogers, host of the Sustainable Dish podcast, has a lot of questions about that. Diana has a deep knowledge of sustainable agriculture and her forthcoming film Kale vs Cow sets out to fairly answer these big questions and give us a roadmap forward. This is the film our community has been waiting for when it comes to healthy eating from animal meats. But it can’t happen without your help! Kale vs. Cow’s fundraising period runs between now and Jan. 6, and donations are crucial to its widespread success. Donations are tax deductible, and the incentives are AWESOME! I’m pledging my support, and I really hope you will too!

Upcoming Events:

-March 2-3, 2018: 2018 Academy of Regenerative Practices Conference & Scientific Seminar, Weston, FL. Top stem cell innovators, researchers, and medical practitioners will be joining to further the field of regenerative medicine. Attend the two-day seminar to discover the latest in the field and learn how regenerative therapies can help your practice grow. Featured speaker: Ben Greenfield. Get your ticket here!

-View the Official Ben Greenfield Fitness Calendar Here

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Every week I read the latest journals on nutrition, exercise, biohacking, longevity and beyond. This week I gave you an inside sneak peek at the latest goodies from the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, where you can learn more about improving your oxygen utilization, your lactic acid threshold, the most efficient ways to build muscle and strength and much more. Click here to follow along.

This Week's Most Popular Pin from Pinterest:

A Deep Brain Stimulation Device That Causes Your Body To Experience A Massive Natural Surge Of Dopamine & Serotonin…& Fall Into A State Of Deep Relaxation – No Drugs Required.

Ben Greenfield Fitness saved to “Ben's recovery tips”. Read the article here.

Featured Product:

Kion Serum

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We’ve searched and sourced the four corners of the planet for high quality, organic, hypo-allergenic ingredients that have been shown to help reduce the appearance of wrinkles, even skin tone, rejuvenate dull skin, promote a smooth, glowing complexion and much, much more.

One of the reasons you age is because your body’s cellular defense systems deteriorate over time, and the free radicals that are produced as part of your normal metabolic processes can overwhelm your skin’s own natural antioxidant defenses. Not only do the ingredients in Kion Serum provide antioxidants, but they also may support the production of new youthful collagen and elastin, which are the key building blocks of healthy skin.

Because it is a completely natural and hypoallergenic formula, this serum can be used on all skin types, including hypersensitive skin. You can use it to completely replace your moisturizer, or you can use it alongside your other skincare products for extra effect. It also combines well with sunscreens and moisturizers for all-day protection.

Your skin serum is packaged in durable glass (not plastic!) that protects the ingredients from sunlight, heat, and oxidation. There are absolutely no toxic preservatives, endocrine disruptors or chemicals in the formulation.

Need Help Fully Optimizing Your Brain & Body? This Should Do The Trick:

Did you know you can consult one-on-one, with me? Whether you’re training for an amazing feat of physical performance, you’re trying to shed fat or gain lean muscle as fast as possible, or you want to tap into the most cutting-edge health, anti-aging and longevity protocols, coaching with me is designed to enhance your physical and mental performance at the highest level. With detailed instructions, guidance, and planning, you’ll get instant access to every training, nutrition, and lifestyle technique that exists to optimize your life, make you indestructible and get you to your goals as safely and quickly as possible.

Leave any questions or comments below – or any news of the week that you think I should have added – and I will be sure to reply.



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