September 9, 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!
Yoni Sauna Steaming For Ultimate Reproductive Health
And if you don’t know what yoni sauna streaming is, I’m pleased to tell you that even the ladies can get in on this. So, why am I, a man, telling you about vaginal steaming? Well, good news is, anyone can do it. And, incidentally, it is called “lingam” steaming when men do it.
Yoni sauna steaming, also known as vaginal steaming, or, again, when guys do it, “lingam steaming” is an ancient practice that is thought to help in cleansing the vagina and uterus, regulating the menstrual cycle, easing the pain of period cramps and bloating, and aiding in healing following childbirth. This practice of steaming can also help with discomforting issues like painful sex, infertility, pelvic floor issues, changing hormones, constipation, endometriosis, and the emotional pain that comes with it.
This is because the water used for the steaming is chock-full of various herbs like basil (cleansing), lavender (microbial), marigolds (anti-inflammatory), and more. These herbs provide their own unique benefits with tons of healing properties based on what your body needs. It’s 30 minutes of meditative relaxation—all you need to do is sit down on something that looks like a stool or a toilet seat and let it steam.
There are tons of stools readily available online. The “Original Yoni Steam Seat” from Kitara Love is the exact one I have, and it works wonders. I also recently hosted “sexpert” Susan Bratton on my podcast where she discussed yoni steaming even further, if you want to check that out here. Finally, the herbs and teas I have been using are all from the wonderful folks at Kaui Farmacy, and you can learn more about them and why I rely on them for my tea of choice here (and if you want to try it out yourself, you can get 15% off with code GREENFIELD15). Oh, and fellas, just be careful not to burn your balls if you decide to take part in what might be the next trendy biohack, in addition to blue smurf mouth and perineum sunning.
If you can't quite get your head around this practice, I walk you through my lingam steaming routine in this video (and don't worry, it's even kid-friendly).
My Take On A Delicious Bacon-Wrapped Beef Loin Roast
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I recently prepared these three beautiful beef loin roasts from US Wellness Meats for my dear mother's birthday, using one of my go-to meat rubs (you'd probably never guess what I used here!).
Essentially, I used a superfood berry blend, a habit of late for cooking/rubbing. One of my favorite meat rub ingredients of all time happens to be Organifi Red Juice Powder, which is a low-sugar blend of superfoods and blood-building compounds like beet, pomegranate, acai, etc. Using this as a rub caramelizes and amplifies the flavor of meat in a significant and surprising way, while neutralizing free radicals and BBQ carcinogens with its built-in natural antioxidants.
So here's how I prepared what turned out to be a really juicy beef loin roast:
1. I laid out the loin roast on a meat rack, dried it off with a paper towel, and rubbed it down with Organifi Red Juice Powder and Ava Jane's Kitchen Colima Sea Salt
2. I then covered the meat with slices of bacon, which creates fat that drips down into the meat and lends a fantastic flavor (great tip for any long smoke or BBQ process)
3. After two hours of smoking at 165 degrees, I finished it with 45 minutes at 400, getting the meat's internal temperature up to about 135 degrees
This was incredibly flavorful! I served it up with some Primal Kitchen's BBQ sauce for an added touch.
Click the link in my bio to learn more about Organifi and use code BENG for a discount and check out BoundlessCookbook.com for even more inventive recipes like this.
A Quick Little “By The Way”
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Runga: October 13th-15th, 2022 (Austin, TX)
This is the one event every year that I never miss. Join myself and my family to tap into your full potential over three days of fully immersive programming and therapies. Gourmet organic chef-prepared meals, live podcast recordings, and personalized health consulting make this a once-in-a-lifetime experience. There are only fifty spots available, so claim yours today here.
Wild Health Awake + Aware Principles: October 22nd, 2022 (Lexington, KY)
Join me for a one-day intensive experience where I will guide you through a series of interactive lectures that explore purpose, meaning, and spiritual health. VIP guests will also join me on an immersive walk through nature and intimate dinner. Learn more here.
Keep up on Ben's LIVE appearances by following bengreenfieldfitness.com/calendar!
Kion Product Of The Week: Introducing Brand New Kion Aminos Flavors
Kion Aminos just added mouth-watering Watermelon and Mango to their already delicious lineup of essential amino acid supplements.
If you aren’t using Kion Aminos yet, it’s time to start.
Check this out: You’ve probably heard that your body is made up of mostly water. What you probably haven't heard is that everything is 50% amino acids.
These building blocks of life are essential for health and fitness. No matter how you like to move—whatever you do to stay fit—amino acids are essential.
This is why Kion Aminos is my fundamental supplement for fitness.
I drink them every day for energy, muscle, and recovery.
Kion Aminos is backed by over 20 years of clinical research, has the highest quality ingredients, no fillers or junk, undergoes rigorous quality testing, and tastes amazing with natural flavors.
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Asking A Quick Favor About My New Book Endure: Tools, Tactics & Habits For Spiritual Stamina
I just wanted to quickly thank all of you who ordered a copy of my new book, Endure: Tools, Tactics & Habits for Spiritual Stamina.
This book was written and inspired by my own personal temptations, struggles, and failures, and informed by what I’ve studied and learned along the way.
It’s my deepest wish and prayer that it touches your life and gives you the tools and tactics you need to build your own spiritual stamina, strap on your sword, trust God and experience the peace, love, and joy of His creation.
If Endure does make even the smallest impact on your life, I would love it if you could help me spread the word far and wide, by:
- Leaving a review on Amazon
- Sharing the book on social media and tagging me (@bengreenfieldfitness)
- Buying a copy for your friends and family
Thanks again for all your support!
P.S. I can also give special discounts for bulk purchases of my books. So, if you would like to use them for a Bible study or a book club, please email [email protected], and my team will get you set up.
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