Q&A 448: Hot Tub vs. Cold Pool For Recovery, Shocking News On Thyroid Misdiagnosis, Bad Sleep Mitigation, The Latest Science On Creatine & Much More!

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Q: What motivates you? How do you cultivate motivation?…43:21

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Q: How do you manage your supplements (the cost, dosage, how they interact with each other, etc.)?…53:38

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Q: What is the association between maintenance of lean muscle and longevity?…59:41

Ben and Jay Recommend:
  • Restricting protein as a longevity hack, missing out on much of the goodness of life
  • You can do pretty well by amping up protein intake a little bit above 0.8 grams per pound for the average person; for most people 0.55 to 0.8 grams per pound of protein works
  • Absorption when doing intermittent fasting or two a day can become an issue
  • Add digestible, absorbable forms of protein during other times of the day, like collagen and essential amino acids

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3 thoughts on “Q&A 448: Hot Tub vs. Cold Pool For Recovery, Shocking News On Thyroid Misdiagnosis, Bad Sleep Mitigation, The Latest Science On Creatine & Much More!

  1. Nate says:

    Are Bulk Supplements generally considered pretty high quality, pure products (ie, no heavy metals, etc)?

    Ben said, “…If you do a couple pounds of creatine monohydrate, it’s like $20.” Where can I get this? I only find it for about $40-$60. (Also every time I’ve tried to buy it from Kion, it’s sold out. :-o ) Maybe this is just buying in super bulk for resale?

  2. Kevin Sullivan says:

    Hi Ben, I have been listening to your podcast for about two years now and find them unbelievably informative, your passion for what you do is so motivating.
    Kind regards Kevin

    1. Ben Greenfield says:

      appreciate the feedback Kevin

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