#308: Can Running Too Much Kill You (Or Make Your Boobs Smaller)?, Fexaramine For Fat Loss, Staying Fit During Long Road Trips And More!

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Feb 11, 2015 Podcast: Fexaramine For Fat Loss, Can Running Make Your Boobs Smaller, Does Himalayan Salt Have Dangerous Amounts of Oxidized Iron, and Staying Fit During Long Road Trips.

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As compiled, deciphered, edited and sometimes read by Brock Skywalker Armstrong, the Podcast Sidekick and Audio Ninja.

Fexaramine For Fat Loss

Sebastian says: He has been reading about this miracle weight loss pill called Fexaramine. He is curious what you think about it. He doesn't want to take it (he is not overweight) but he would like to know more about it.

In my response I recommend:
Fang S, Suh JM, Reilly SM, Yu E, Osborn O, Lackey D et al. (January 2015). “Intestinal FXR agonism promotes adipose tissue browning and reduces obesity and insulin resistance”. Nat. Med. doi:10.1038/nm.3760. PMID 25559344.

Can Running Make Your Boobs Smaller?

Alexander says: His girlfriend wants to increase her running and aerobic exercise volume but is worried that her “really sexy boobs will start to decline.” What are you suggestions to help solve this problem?

Does Himalayan Salt Have Dangerous Amounts of Oxidized Iron?

Cathy says: She knows you are a big fan of eating mineral rich salt and she ‘gets that' but lately she has been hearing that the Himalayan salt is coloured pink because it contains iron that is oxidized. Wouldn't that make it unhealthy? How accurate is that?

In my response I recommend:
Aztecan Salt

Staying Fit During Long Road Trips

Dan says: He wants to know what you, Ben, would do if you had to drive 1000 miles in a car. He has to take a trip soon and wants to know how to minimize soreness, aches and pains and all that stuff. Would you take several days off prior to the trip and do a bunch of stretching and yoga or would you train hard the day before and call the trip a rest day? Side note: he has Lyme Disease and Leaky Gut. He is getting better but not there yet.

In my response I recommend:
Compex or MarcPro ($32 discount at http://www.MarcPro.com with discount code “Ben”)
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Hardest Workout In The World


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10 thoughts on “#308: Can Running Too Much Kill You (Or Make Your Boobs Smaller)?, Fexaramine For Fat Loss, Staying Fit During Long Road Trips And More!

  1. dave_jasinski says:

    Can you provide more information on the effects of gall bladder removal and the bile acids, and how it will impact different methods of fat loss. I had my gall bladder removed 3 years ago and am trying to loose weight now. how will this impact my weight loss efforts.

    1. We dove into what to eat after having your gallbladder removed during this podcast https://bengreenfieldfitness.com/2013/02/episo… look for the question from Chris.

  2. j_crosby says:

    Ben, late in the podcast you mentioned the three parts to your home water filtration: H2O2, carbon, then structured. I'd love to learn more about each. Any chance you could link to each resource?

    Also, in case readers find this valuable, CuZn creates filters based on zip code and does not remove beneficial minerals from H2O like RO. Chlorine, chloramine, fluoride, and many more harmful compounds are removed.


    Thanks so much.

    1. That's the kind of stuff we discuss in depth all the time at the https://bengreenfieldfitness.com/innercircle/

  3. cookin74 says:

    On the note of salt, I've also heard that you should stay away from all of the colored salts because they contain ALL the minerals, including ones you do not want to ingest, like tin for example. Kind of makes sense as you can't really choose which minerals are present

  4. stl147 says:

    Scotland and the UK use Miles like the US! Though I'm sure you did actually know that :)

    1. Ha ha! Yeah… blame Brock for that "joke".

  5. 50by25laura says:

    Hi Ben! Avid listener of the podcast and I came over to find the links to everything about the "strenuous running will kill you" topic; however, it appears to be missing from the show notes. Am I looking in the right place?

    I did find Alex Hutchinson's article in Runner's World through Google, for anyone else who is interested: http://www.runnersworld.com/health/the-supposed-d…

    But I'd love to read the other links too!

    1. It's there in the News Flash section!

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