21 Ways To Become Boundless, Upgrade Your Brain, Optimize Your Body & Defy Aging!

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I recently spoke at The Assemblage in New York City as part of my Boundless book launch tour. (See my calendar for more upcoming Boundless events in Los Angeles, and click here to purchase Boundless, which just launched this week and is already a Number 1 Amazon Bestseller in several categories!)

Anyways…during my talk, I revealed my top tips, tricks, and biohacks for optimizing mind, body, and spirit—including everything from neurotransmitters to the blood-brain barrier to fat loss/muscle gain tips, a 20 minute Q&A, and much more—recorded it, and packaged it all together for today's podcast.

In this episode, you'll discover:

-The moment Ben Greenfield realized he was living a truly boundless life…6:45

  • Began as a bodybuilder, eventually sought a more holistic approach to health and fitness
  • Wrote Beyond Training for athletes who may be asking the same questions he grappled with
  • Boundless is a comprehensive guide to live the ultimate life – boundless energy, vitality, quality of life
  • Seek out natural “biohacks” before man-made tech
  • Boundless body, mind, spirit, and environment
  • The Kion logo represents the Body, Mind, Spirit elements
  • Being “boundless” means a joyful, adventurous, fulfilling life, a managed stress load, quality time w/ family

-How to have healthy neurotransmitters…18:15

-Tips for a dynamic blood-brain barrier…21:27

-How breathwork will improve your life…24:32

-Smart drugs and nootropics…30:53

-How to choose the diet that's right for you…35:16

-Proper food preparation…38:19

-Cleaning your gut…41:50

  • 3-day stool panel
  • Food allergy panel (Cyrex)
  • Colostrum, L Glutamine, Bone broth
  • Lignite (Dr. Zach Bush)
  • Have a constant mindset of detoxing
  • Activate parasympathetic nervous system before consuming food
  • Pay attention to ancestral food prep methods

-What telomere lengths have to do with the size of your muscles…45:48

-The routine Ben does to stay lean throughout the year…49:15

  • Wake up in an intermittent fasted state
  • ~16 hours for men, ~12 hours for women
  • Consume a small amount of caffeine (1-2 cups of coffee)
  • 20 minutes fasted aerobic cardio

-Biohacking tools Ben uses…51:10

-Recovery tools and tactics…52:41

-How to optimize your symmetry and beauty…57:37

-Boosting your immune system…1:00:23

-3 tips to eliminate non-native EMF from your environment…1:02:16

-The best nutrients for hormones and fertility…1:04:47

-The importance of having a life's purpose and expressing gratitude…1:06:28

-Audience Q&A w/ Ben…1:12:06

-And much more…

Click here for the full written transcript of this podcast episode.

Resources mentioned in this episode:

Link to my presentation

Boundless: Upgrade Your Brain, Optimize Your Body & Defy Aging

– BGF podcasts:

Beyond Training by Ben Greenfield

Zona blood pressure device (use code ZONABEN to save $50)

Fisher Wallace Circadia (cranial electrical stimulation device)

NuCalm device (discount applied at checkout, 65% off the first month of any new monthly subscription)

Soma breath course from Niraj Naik (the Renegade Pharmacist)

International Peptide Society

– Book: Biochemical Individuality by Roger Williams

40 Years of Zen

Peak Brain Institute

Kaatsu bands



Vasper machine


Dexcom G6

Ra Optics blue light blocking glasses

Ketone salts and ketone esters

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Got a question for me about today's podcast? Drop a question in the comments below, and I'll reply!

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18 thoughts on “21 Ways To Become Boundless, Upgrade Your Brain, Optimize Your Body & Defy Aging!

  1. Shayme says:

    could not find the pdf!! please help

    1. It's under "Resources mentioned in this episode" http://boundlessbook.com/resources

  2. I would suggest that long slow distance running is overrated and that you may find some benefit in lifting heavy weights (bench press, squat, overhead press, deadlift, etc). You will burn energy with heavy weights while also providing the stimulus to maintain or increase lean body mass.

  3. Corinna says:

    I am very interested in chapter 13 / 5. Too much gut bacteria.
    Unfortunately I can’t find the mentioned bonus material on the website
    – sample meal plan for SIBO
    – the bonus video
    – the PDF „the hidden killer in your gut“

  4. ozzy says:

    you mention writing about NAC in Boundless but i’ve been searching through the index and several chapters and can’t find it. any tips? :)

  5. Tim says:

    This Book sounds interesting. I live in Bali Indonesia and read books on my Kindle. Do you have any intention of loading the book on to Amazon Kindle.

  6. Jill says:

    Just got Boundless last week – so excited to dive in!! Ben mentions in the podcast (and book) about starting every day with fasted cardio, usually in the form of a walk outdoors, and that he sticks to this routine 365 days a year. I’m sure he must have days where he has to leave really early to catch a flight, travel, appointments, etc. I’m curious about how he manages to stick with his morning routine when his daily schedule makes it difficult. I love the idea of the meditation, coffee, walk, cold routine – it’s something I could definitely do! Just curious about ideas to make it work when my mornings don’t follow my typical pattern. Thanks!

  7. Zander says:

    at 1min 10sec in, Ben says we’re getting the presentation pdf powerpoint (downloadable). Where’s that located?

    1. It's been added to the shownotes, you can download it here: https://2gqdkq4bpinp49wvci47k081-wpengine.netdna-…

  8. Jason says:

    at 1min 10sec in, Ben says we’re getting the presentation pdf powerpoint (downloadable). Where’s that located?

    1. It's been added to the shownotes, you can download it here: https://bengreenfieldlife.com/wp-content/uploa…

    1. It's working on my end. Try again, and if you're still having trouble I'd recommend contacting Thorne.

  9. Billy Leiva says:

    Hello! The show notes mention 20 minutes of q&a being packaged with this podcast. Did I miss it? Or is it missing?

    1. James Newcomb says:

      Hi Billy, this is Ben’s podcast producer. We had some issues with the sound quality w/ the Q&A initially. However we did find a solution that sounds very good and it is now on the end of the episode. The Q&A begins at the 1:12:00 mark. Sorry for the confusion!

      1. Billy Leiva says:

        Thank you so much!!!!!

  10. Leanne Flama says:

    Does Ben have a published calendar of where he’s going as part of the book tour? The calendar on this site is difficult to navigate – i just want to know if and when he might be coming to Florida. Thanks for any guidance! I have the book and would love to see Ben live.

    1. Nothing planned for Florida. Another way you can view my upcoming events is the weekly roundup: https://bengreenfieldfitness.com/article/weekly-r… Also, if you aren't already, be sure to sign up for my newsletter for upcoming appearances: https://bengreenfieldfitness.com/newsletter

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