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Free fitness, nutrition, biohacking, fat loss, anti-aging and cutting-edge health advice from BenGreenfieldLife.com! Tune in to the latest research, interviews with exercise, diet and medical professionals, and an entertaining mash-up of ancestral wisdom and modern science, along with Q&A's and mind-body-spirit optimizing content from America's top personal trainer.

Free fitness, nutrition, biohacking, fat loss, anti-aging and cutting-edge health advice from BenGreenfieldLife.com! Tune in to the latest research, interviews with exercise, diet and medical professionals, and an entertaining mash-up of ancestral wisdom and modern science, along with Q&A's and mind-body-spirit optimizing content from America's top personal trainer.

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Spokane, WA

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Free fitness, nutrition, biohacking, fat loss, anti-aging and cutting-edge health advice from BenGreenfieldLife.com! Tune in to the latest research, interviews with exercise, diet and medical professionals, and an entertaining mash-up of ancestral wisdom and modern science, along with Q&A's and mind-body-spirit optimizing content from America's top personal trainer.

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English


Episodes

Ayahuasca Myths & Truths, Shamanic Battles, Union With God, The Future Of Plant Medicines & More

1/28/2023
I first became aware of this episode's podcast guest, Hamilton Souther, when I heard him interviewed by Aubrey Marcus in a fascinating discussion about "sorcery vs. medicine." As the guide and founder at Blue Morpho, Hamilton is no ordinary "shaman." He is a master Ayahuasca Shaman who moved from the United States to Peru in his early 20s to find out if there was any truth behind mysticism and Shamanism, then became one of the few non-native men ever to be initiated into the traditional...

Duration:01:09:34

The Superhuman Protocol That Declumps Cells, Hyperoxygenates The Body, Restores Cellular Wellness & Much More, With Gary Brecka.

1/26/2023
We took a deep dive into Gary Brecka's protocols and modalities. Prepare for a wild ride into the mind of Gary Brecka on this show! Gary Brecka is the Co-Founder and Chief Biologist of 10X Health. He has over 20 years of experience in biohacking and functional medicine, and his passion lies in customizing peak performance protocols for individuals to achieve optimal health. As an expert on Serum Blood and Genetic Biomarkers, Gary optimizes human performance through nutrition, evidence-based...

Duration:01:34:56

Fertility Secrets You've Never Heard Of, Overcoming Painkiller Addiction, & Meditation Tips With Adam Wenguer the Founder of Element Health

1/21/2023
In today's show, we dive into why you should consider training in martial arts (especially jiu-jitsu), optimizing your endocannabinoid system to improve longevity and recovery for hard training, little-known ways to increase fertility, overcoming addictions to painkillers, and other drugs. After suffering a spine and leg injury while entering college, Adam was treated with pharmaceutical opioids which led to an intense, but all too common, addiction. On his path to recovery, he became...

Duration:01:28:27

Regenerating Your Thymus Gland, BPC-157, The Liver King Controversy & More

1/19/2023
Your body doesn't know what it doesn't know. What I mean by that is that if you introduce a foreign substance, your body's immune system will mount a response – and often, that response can have negative health consequences. From steroids to even everyday legal compounds, these unrecognizable elements may lead to severe autoimmune disease, gut problems, and cancer. Certain supplements and chemicals can also make you age faster because they interfere with your natural biological processes,...

Duration:01:16:44

How To Biohack With The Elements of Air, Fire, Water & Earth: VSELs, Dosing Methylene Blue, Melatonin For Inflammation & Much More

1/14/2023
From the energy of the earth to the sustaining breath of air, from the heat of fire to the nourishing force of water... ...the four elements are regarded as cornerstones that form the basis of different understandings, from religious traditions to philosophical theories. The concept of those four fundamental forces dates back centuries to when the Ancient Greeks sought to explain the principles between visible phenomena and the natural world. The ancient belief was that living things...

Duration:01:09:24

The Most Efficient Exercise Machine Known To Humankind - Massive Strength Building Results In Just 15-20 Minutes Per Week

1/12/2023
You may have heard me talking lately about the "giant robot" in my gym - an advanced piece of exercise equipment built with a powerful two horsepower engine. It is the primary means by which I have been becoming "strong as a bull" of late with only three 20 minute strength training sessions per week. I've known about this crazy machine for years, but finally got one installed in my gym about 12 weeks ago and the results have been unparalleled. It's called the ARX. The ARX - which stands...

Duration:01:16:10

Training Your Spirit, Resisting Sexual Temptation, What Makes Ben Smile & More

1/7/2023
Today I'm being interviewed by the great Marc Champagne, he's graciously allowed us to share this episode with you too! By now you know how much I love the idea of creating a legacy to pass on to the family, I got to talk a lot about that in this episode. I hope it inspires you to go on a legacy quest. On his podcast, Marc Champagne unpacks the mental fitness practices and reflective questions shaping the lives of some of the most successful and brilliant thinkers in the world. He is also...

Duration:00:59:55

Q&A 452: Does NR or NAD Really Cause Cancer, The Latest On THC & Your Brain, "Super-Ager" Brains, Artery Unclogging & Much More.

1/5/2023
News Flashes – Follow Ben on Twitter for more… Great breakdown of that whole recent “NR Causes Cancer” scare: Does Nicotinamide Riboside Fuel Cancer Growth? THC exposure alters brain maximal oxidative capacity. It mainly impairs complexes I, II, and III of the mitochondrial respiratory chain and mitochondrial coupling. THC also increases brain ROS production and mitochondrial free radical leak: Tetrahydrocannabinol Induces Brain Mitochondrial Respiratory Chain Dysfunction and Increases...

Duration:01:00:38

Anti-Aging Hacks, Conquering Knee Pain, Vegetables Vs. Viruses, Grittiness Tips, New Sound Apps For Relaxation, Free-Range Kids & More: The Most Listened To Podcast Episodes Of 2022.

12/31/2022
I've been podcasting twice a week now for many years. The result is several hundred episodes of content that, taken together, are a virtual library of in-depth information on topics ranging from those as specific as the best mattresses to as vast as spirituality. As we are now only hours away from 2023, I'm looking back on the past year of podcasting with fondness. The scientists, CEOs, doctors, and many others who appeared on the show this year have taught me way more than I ever could...

Duration:01:29:43

Is Kava Bad For Your Liver, The Best Kava Stacks, Psychedelics Role In “Knowing God” & Much More

12/29/2022
Cameron George knows more about kava - including the confusing myths and truths surrounding this somewhat controversial plant - more than anyone I know. On this podcast, I had a chance to go on a walk with Cameron and talk all things kava, plant medicine and beyond. Cameron has been a previous guest on the show "The Natural Drug And Alcohol Alternative That May Transform The Future Of Mental Health: Everything You Need To Know About Kava With Cameron George.", and as you'll discover, he's a...

Duration:01:09:30

The "Fat Fueled Family", Unschooling How-To's, Montessori Education, Does Spanking Damage The Brain, Rites Of Passage With Danny Vega (Boundless Parenting Book Series)

12/24/2022
Danny and Maura Vega are two of the superstar parents featured in my upcoming Boundless Parenting book. They are the founders of Fat Fueled Family LLC, a blog, podcast, and YouTube channel dedicated to leading a movement that empowers families to eat better, move more, and grow closer. I interviewed Danny, the author of the children’s book series Unexplainable Adventures, the first fictional, character-based series of growth and development books geared specifically for children. After...

Duration:01:11:25

The Electrolyte & Mineral Replenishment Strategy Closest To Human Plasma, How To “Bathe In Hydrogen”, and Nasty Water Industry Myths & Truths

12/22/2022
Whenever I have a question or want to learn more about the latest advances in water technology, I turn to my friend, international water expert Robert Slovak. I've had Robert on the podcast three times in the past, on the following episodes: Is “Drinkable” Seawater The Future Of Health Tonics?, How “Quinton” Works, Isotonic vs. Hypertonic & Much More With Water Researcher Robert Slovak.Water & Water Filtration: Everything You Need To Know About Water Filters, Alkaline Water, Structured...

Duration:01:12:34

The Latest News About the Feel Free Energy Drink, The Problem With Dosing, How To Use Feel Free Properly & New Feel Free Capsules That Solve Any Problems You May Have Had With The Tonic

12/17/2022
The latest "Feel Free" craze is just a bit controversial. In a previous podcast I described why you've seen me throwing back a small blue bottle of absolutely euphoric, energizing goodness that is one of my favorite discoveries of late for energy, workouts, sex, a better mood, and more. Inside the bottle is a tonic of plants from the South Pacific and Southeast Asia, a unique and potent blend of the earthy and spicy tones of the ancient tropical plants kava and kratom, along with...

Duration:01:00:55

The Ultimate "Body Weight Only" System For Building Athletic & Resilient Bodies

12/15/2022
I describe how I have sprinkled into my daily movement snacks a very effective way to “turn on” my butt, decompress my spine, activate deep diaphragmatic breathing and much more. It all starts with gravity. Gravity has the ability to adversely affect processes in some or all of the following physiological systems: Your respiratory system, because a compressed rib cage limits the lungs' ability to expand and diminishes your breathing capacity… Your digestive system, because squashes organs...

Duration:01:48:57

The Best Breathing App Anyone Can Use To Auto-Regulate Emotions & Nervous System Through Easy, Guided Breathwork: Othership

12/10/2022
Right now, it seems everyone is talking about breathwork. And at this point, you probably know you ​should​ be doing it. You’ve heard about the seemingly endless amounts of the neuroscience behind it, you’ve read the articles about the countless benefits, and maybe you’ve even dabbled in a few courses or guided sessions. But even though it's clear that breathwork is powerfully good for us, many people still struggle to find the time and motivation to practice it regularly. Trust me, I'm...

Duration:01:09:32

Q&A 451: How To Build Muscle & Lose Fat At The Same Time, The Truth About "Natural Flavors", Are Antioxidants Really Bad Post-Exercise & Much More!

12/8/2022
News Flashes – Follow Ben on Twitter for more… Can you build muscle and lose fat at the same time? Yes, BUT it requires a crapola of protein intake (1.2-1.6g/lb) and lots of good sleep: Body Recomposition: Can Trained Individuals Build Muscle and Lose Fat at the Same Time?...10:53 Why athletes should eat more carbs at night (to help sleep), along with high tryptophan proteins, and much more: The Impact of Dietary Factors on the Sleep of Athletically Trained Populations: A Systematic...

Duration:01:24:53

Get A Complete, Full-Body Biohacking Workout in 20 Minutes with No External Loads or Joint Impact, Using The Electrical Modality That Is Taking The World By Storm

12/3/2022
In a past episode, I revealed my discovery of what I consider to be the next frontier of electrical muscle stimulation. …but with all other forms of EMS I've used in the past, although getting great results for injury rehab, muscle growth, targeted muscle “re-training,” and more, I've also had to deal with all sorts of wires, time-consuming electrode attachments, confusing user interfaces, and a pretty clunky experience that takes up a lot of time. This brand-new electrical muscle...

Duration:01:11:11

The #1 Exercise For Low Back Pain, 4 Must-Do Exercises, Biohacking Late Night & Shift Work, Keto To Carnivore Transition & Much More

12/1/2022
Last year, my sons and I watched the first season TV series called "The Chosen." It's basically the story of Jesus and his "chosen" disciples told in a very, very compelling manner. While speaking with a friend about "The Chosen," he commented to me that he knew the creator of the project, and the guy actually happened to be into fitness, recovery, mind-body connection, biohacking, and many of the healthy living subjects we often discuss on this show. So he made the introduction to the man...

Duration:01:30:29

The Wake-Up Lounge, Italian Dinner Feasts, Travel As Education, "FU" University & Other Massively Important Parenting Principles (Boundless Parenting Book Series)

11/26/2022
Patrick and Laurie Gentempo are dear friends of mine, superstar parents, world-changers, philosophers, entrepreneurs and a featured couple in my upcoming Boundless Parenting book. Their parenting habits were incredibly unique, including a "Wakeup Lounge", during which their kids would get up in the morning, come into the family room, sit in a comfy chair or couch with a warm blanket with a log on the fire, meditative music on in the background, incense burning, and a warm drink in hand....

Duration:01:15:35

Q&A 450: Cannabis & Testosterone, The Foods That Fill You Up Fastest, "Non-Responders" To Exercise, Tom Brady's Workout & Much More!

11/24/2022
News Flashes – Follow Ben on Twitter for more… Recreational use of cannabis can cause lower levels of testosterone and poorer levels of sperm morphology:Effects of recreational cannabis on testicular function in primary infertile men.…9:11Recreational cannabis users tend to be more likely to use alcohol, smoke cigarettes, and have poor eating habits. The more you chew your food and eat foods with hard textures, the less likely you are to overeat:Texture-based differences in eating rate...

Duration:01:22:22