Episode #259: Ben Greenfield on Total Body and Mind Optimisation

October 2, 2018

Ben Greenfield is a biohacker, human body and brain performance coach, ex-bodybuilder, Ironman triathlete, professional Spartan athlete, anti-aging consultant, speaker and author of the New York Times Bestseller “Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health and Life”.

In 2008, Ben was voted as NSCA’s Personal Trainer of the year, in 2013 and 2014 was named by Greatest as one of the top 100 Most Influential People In Health And Fitness, and Ben's articles, podcast and videos reach over a million unique views each month.

With nearly two decades of experience working as a strength and conditioning coach, exercise physiologist and biomechanist, Ben is also the man responsible for maximizing performance, recovery, fat loss, digestion, brain, sleep and hormone optimization for CEO’s, ultra-endurance competitors, and a wide variety of professional athletes, including poker champions, tennis players, motocross competitors, the NFL, the NHL, the UFC and beyond. Using his vast knowledge of science and research, in-the-trenches experience, and unique set of cutting-edge brain and body biohacking techniques, Ben cuts through the clutter, confusion and snake oil and instead delivers total human optimization in the fastest, cleanest and safest way possible.

We managed to pack some vital take-aways into this short conversation which will help you to:

  1. Get your day off to the right start and avoid the afternoon crash
  2. Get a better night’s rest
  3. Improve your general health markers and longevity

Also, find out the one metric you should be measuring to stay on top of your game.

With that, please welcome to the show, the one and only Ben Greenfield.

Topics Discussed:

  • Staying active throughout your day
  • Why short bursts of intense exercise won’t offset your risk of various diseases if it’s followed by long periods of sedentary states
  • How to stay sufficiently active throughout your day, even if you work in an office
  • Heart Rate Variability (HRV)
  • Sleep Hacks
  • Diet and Nutrition

Show Notes:

  1. Website: bengreenfieldfitness.com
  2. Connect with Ben on Twitter: @bengreenfield
  3. Ben’s Instagram: @bengreenfieldfitness

Get Ben's books:

  1. Beyond Training: https://amzn.to/2BLpXiR
  2. The Low-Carb Athlete: https://amzn.to/2o9LS9S
  3. 30 Ways to Reboot Your Body: https://amzn.to/2BMkBUH
  4. Weight Training for Triathlon: https://amzn.to/2MLpvFT
  5. Get-Fit Guy's Guide to Achieving Your Ideal Body: https://amzn.to/2NhzbEV
  6. 100 Ways To Boost Your Metabolism: https://amzn.to/2P6RvkF
  7. 10 WAYS TO GROW TINY SUPERHUMANS: https://amzn.to/2P6JBIe
  8. SECRETS OF THE SUPERHUMAN FOOD PYRAMID: https://amzn.to/2oaqeT3
  9. HOW TO BIOHACK THE ULTIMATE HEALTHY HOME: https://amzn.to/2MOXDQV
  10. IT BAND FRICTION FIX!: https://amzn.to/2MQFRgg

 

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Your host and occasional cybernetic organism, Steve Glaveski, is committed to helping people better navigate the growing uncertainty that technology change brings, in order to survive, thrive, create more value for the world and lead more fulfilling lives.

Steve is the CEO and co-founder of innovation accelerator Collective Campus, founder of children's entrepreneurship program Lemonade Stand, author of Amazon best-seller The Innovation Manager's Handbook and the Wiley book, Employee to Entrepreneur, investor in blockchain based fractional property investment platform Konkrete and is a keynote speaker and startup advisor.

When not fighting T-1000s Steve can be found in the gym, hiking, skating at the beach, attempting standup comedy, at a heavy metal show or socially lubricating at a whisky bar.

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