April 29, 2022
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!
My New Book Endure: Tools, Tactics & Habits For Spiritual Stamina
Endure: Tools, Tactics & Habits For Spiritual Stamina was written and inspired by my own personal temptations, struggles, and failures, and informed by everything I've learned and studied along my path to improved spiritual fitness.
Within the pages of Endure, you'll discover:
How to deal with common temptations, obstacles, pitfalls, and struggles…
Tips to master your passions and desires, and strike a balance between savoring God's creation and self-discipline…
Ways to balance purpose and productivity by working deeply, creating beauty, and simultaneously experiencing rest and nourishment…
How to love others and God more fully, while creatively weaving the Golden Rule into your life…
What happens at the end of your life, and how to find meaning in both life and death…
And much, much more…
So if you're ready to take your spiritual endurance to the next level, and connect with God more deeply than ever before, you can officially get your hands on your very own copy of Endure today.
(And, because I want everyone to have access to this information, I will also be releasing one chapter of the audiobook each week for free on my podcast, which you can subscribe to on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever podcasts are found.)
Kion Energy Bar…Popsicles?
As you know, Kion is my personal playground for all things health and wellness.
So sometimes I can’t help but get a little bit creative with their products…
Like making Kion Energy Bars into popsicles. Yes, you read that right: POPSICLES.
I know it sounds weird, but they turned out delicious and the instructions are really quite simple:
1. Soak two to three finely chopped Kion bars in coconut water (or liquid of choice) for 24 hours in a glass jar.
2. Pour into popsicle molds.
3. Freeze for at least 24 hours.
3. Dip in almond butter for added taste (optional)
Yep, that’s literally all you need to do! You can enjoy these delicious popsicles as a mid-day, protein-packed snack or even as a low sugar dessert; they're that good.
(Just an FYI: I think this only works with Kion’s Energy Bars because they’re made with *real food.* I'm honestly not sure how this would turn out with other franken-food energy bars…)
You can get your hands on these Kion Energy Bars here, and if you want to get creative with them too, make your own popsicles or even sprinkle them on top of ice cream. Yummm.
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Ra Optics glasses are my go-to any time I'm exposed to harmful sources of light and I want to protect my eyes, my mind, and my sleep—which also means my recovery and my overall performance the next day.
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PS: They just released 4 new amazing styles, too! Don't wait too long, because they were just sold out of everything for almost a month…
PaleoFX – (April 29-May 1, 2022)
PaleoFX is the world’s premier wellness event, covering the 7 pillars of health – physical, mental, emotional, relational, spiritual, financial, tribal, (and more!) – for optimizing your health, expanding your mind, and reclaiming your freedom If you are a health enthusiast, health leader or healthy product pioneer, then Paleo f(x)™ is the community you’ve been seeking. Register for the event now by clicking here.
RUNGA – The Gathering (May 12-14, 2022)
Join me in Austin, TX, and disconnect from the busy world while you enjoy three full days of immersive wellness practices alongside some of the brightest minds in health and wellness. Engineered to uplift and rejuvenate, enhance cellular health and empower the mind-body connection, The Gathering is designed to provide equal parts support and empowerment to carry you on a new chapter of your wellness journey. Register for the event now by clicking here.
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I Want To Know What You've Got Cooking
I'm so stoked about the positive feedback I've been getting about my new Boundless Cookbook. The cookbook was a labor of love, but I'm really proud of the end result (especially considering I'm definitely not a trained chef).
Now that the Boundless Cookbook is available on Amazon, I have a favor to ask…
If you have the cookbook and you love it, can you hop on over to Amazon and leave a review? Amazon reviews—as I bet you know—are super important. I want your honest feedback and I'll be reading them to hear what you think.
You can leave your review on Amazon right here (and if you don't have a cookbook yet, and you're an Amazon Prime member, you could have your copy at your doorstep as early as tomorrow).
Kion Product Of The Week: Use Kion Aminos To Fuel Your Daily Workouts & Active Lifestyle
No matter how much protein you eat, you’ll still likely only be able to tap into half of the amino acids you consume, and amino acids are pretty important. They’re the building blocks of protein in the body, and they help you build new muscle, support energy production, and keep the systems in your body running smoothly.
Kion Aminos is a pure, plant-based essential amino acid formula. You just add the powder to ice-cold water and enjoy a refreshing, energizing drink for staying energized, boosting athletic recovery, and supporting lean muscle mass.
Click here to get your hands on Kion Aminos and never say “no” to an adventure again.
*The FDA hasn't evaluated these statements. Kion products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
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