#297: How Warrior Breathing Works, The Best Way To Use DHEA, Should Kids Drink MCT Oil & More!

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Oct 22, 2014 Podcast: How Does Warrior Breathing Work, The Best Way To Use DHEA, Should Kids Drink MCT Oil, Natural Remedies for Ingrown Hairs, and Applied Movement Neurology.

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How Does Warrior Breathing Work?

Brian asks: He recently attended a level 1 academy at Sealfit. His favorite evolution of the academy was the qigong guy that lead them through warrior breathing. He experienced intense feelings of oneness with all of humanity, crazy visions of flaming zebras, and was crying like a baby by the end of it. When he walked out of the room a teammate killed his metaphysical buzz by saying what they just experienced was oxygen deprivation, similar to altitude sickness. What are your thoughts and experiences with warrior breathing? What is going on physiologically that might trigger this type of psychedelic experience?

The Best Way To Use DHEA

Buddy asks: DHEA. What are your thoughts, concerns, feelings? You once tweeted that if your weren't competitive, you would consider using it. Where would be a good place to start? Trusted brand?

In my response I recommend:
The WADA Banned Supplements List
Thorne DHEA

Should Kids Drink MCT Oil?

Chris asks: He has a 6 month old baby body who doesn't sleep very well. He wants to try giving him some more MCT oil. The baby is breast feeding and Chris has tried adding 1 cc of MCT oil with breast milk in his bottle and it seemed like the baby slept better. What are your thoughts on this idea?

In my response I recommend:
Upgraded MCT Oil

Natural Remedies for Ingrown Hairs

Jasmel asks: He gets ingrown hairs on his face. It has gotten worse as he has aged and also gets worse when he shaves. He has tried antibiotics on his face as a cream as as a medication. Is there anything else he can try?

Applied Movement Neurology

Aaem asks: Have you heard of Applied Movement Neurology? It is supposed to increase strength, improve mobility and enhance athleticism. Do you think this program is worth looking into further (he is a progressive calisthenics trainer) and thinks this sounds like something that might pair up with that.

In my response I recommend:
My podcast with the folks at Z-Health


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4 thoughts on “#297: How Warrior Breathing Works, The Best Way To Use DHEA, Should Kids Drink MCT Oil & More!

  1. Den1127 says:

    Hey, I'm living in Australia for the next couple years, and after listening to this podcast was interested in taking some DHEA. I looked into it here and it looks like I can't order just DHEA but I can get 7 keto DHEA. Just wanted to know what you thought about the 7 keto and if its worth trying. Thanks and love the podcast!

    1. Well…7 keto DHEA would still be banned by WADA. It is a metabolite of DHEA. But because it does not break down into the sex hormones estrogen or testosterone, many of the side effects associated with the parent product DHEA are avoided. 7-Keto DHEA has been shown to be effective when used for weight loss. Studies have also shown that Keto DHEA increases the levels of the thyroid hormone T3, which helps to regulate your body's metabolism.

  2. Jasmelacosta says:

    Question Ben and Brock
    I wanted to try DHA to increase my decreased testosterone due to overtraining for years. Since you mentioned that is consider doping my question is: can i use it for couple weeks to increase the testosterone and the leave it? would that be found is my system afters days weeks or month?
    Im currently doing Garlic extract, Zinc, sleeping more , magnesium and sprinting or lifting heavy.

    1. Well, there's certainly the once a doper, always a doper argument…and it's classified in "Substances Prohibited at All Times (Both In- and Out-of Competition)". So I wouldn't use it, period.

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