December 8, 2017
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 (NEW Weekly Roundup Feature!): Cool New Things I'm Trying, Books I'm Reading, And More!
Three weeks ago, I posted this video on Facebook in which I asked you if you wanted more insider tips and tricks based on new things I've been trying, books I've read, or new “biohacks”, tips, tricks, toys or tactics I've recently discovered.
You seemed to like the idea, so without further ado, here's my top three discoveries this week!
-The Gourmet Chocolate Brownie Mix from Diabetic Kitchen is rich, decadent and perfect for the holidays. Even better? This brownie mix contains no added sugar, no sugar alcohols, only 2 net carbs, is made with real ingredients and is high in fiber. I've been adding it to an afternoon cup of black decaf coffee, and of course, I also made an amazing mouth pleasuring batch of brownies with it that were, frankly, too good to be true. Discover it for yourself. Use discount code NEWFRIENDS to save 10% on your order + get free shipping on orders over $25!
–The Oak Meditation and Breathing app – From my previous podcast guest Kevin Rose, comes a great way to learn guided meditation easily in just 10-minutes a day. I've been meditating to the sound of distant rain, waterfalls, and a few of the other soothing background tracks. This one ranks higher than most of the other meditation apps I've tried. Worth a download and try in my opinion.
– KetoneAid – This stuff claims to be the “world’s first Ketone Ester drink”. If you've ever wanted to get your hands on a bottle of the super mysterious ketone esters everyone is talking about, this is your chance. This bumped my blood levels of ketones up from 0.5 to a shocking 8.0 in just 10 minutes. For those of you familiar with ketosis, that's pretty impressive. For anyone who doesn't know what that means, let's just say this is like rocket fuel for cognition, endurance on steroids, and definitely better living through science. This link will allow you access to the first shipment this coming March.
Podcasts I Recorded This Week
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-December 8-21, 2017: Runga 2017, Cambutal, Panama. (you get to choose how long to stay!). RUNGA is a once a year retreat, currently hosted in December. RUNGA is designed to facilitate a dramatic shift in attendee's current outlook, lifestyle choices, self-efficacy, motivation, love, even spirituality. The retreat spans 8-days and centers around fostering heightened awareness, presence, and connection with others through a mandatory “Digital Detox” – or no cell phones, computers, and other technology. Yoga is offered twice per day, every day. There is also an off-site adventure ranging from hiking volcanoes to white water rafting or zip lining. World-class spa treatments are available and 100% of the food is suitable for vegetarian, vegan, paleo, gluten-free, or ketogenic dieters. It is also delicious. Click here to sign up.Use code BEN (or let them know I sent you) to get VIP treatment and a free gift valued at $100!
-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!
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Cold water immersion beats out cryotherapy – I’ve always said this and finally research is catching on: https://t.co/VJeiB0HLpN
— Ben Greenfield (@bengreenfield) December 5, 2017
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Since the season of sickness is upon us, I figured there would be no better time than today to give you an update on my…
This Week's Most Popular Snapchat Story:
I am snap-chatting the XPT Experience in Kauai with Laird Hamilton, Gabby Reece, Brian Mckenzie, Kelly Starrett, Juliet Starrett and other leaders in fitness and nutrition. Get an insider's glimpse of what a clinic like this looks like along with breath work, movement, training and recovery tips. Click here to follow along.
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