404: Why You Should Eat Your Carbs At Night, Ben's Top Recovery Tactics, Can You Do Cold Therapy If You're Sick & Much More!
Q&A Episode 404 Have a podcast question for Ben? Click the button at the bottom of the page (or go to ), or use the Contact button in the free . News Flashes.. -Why I save all my carbohydrate intake for the evening, usually in a post-workout scenario, followed by a 12-16 hour intermittent fast: Article: -Blue light from modern, fluorescent lighting is damaging to the mitochondria in your retina: Article: ...and interestingly, not everyone responds the same way: Article: -Here’s one good reason why sauna use makes you live longer, and why some people can get away with LESS heat therapy: Article: Special Announcements: – – – – or ! Here's where I'm speaking and traveling around the world coming soon. - This podcast is brought to you by: -: Support for normal blood sugar levels and healthy energy metabolism, even after large, carb-rich meals. Ben Greenfield Fitness listeners, receive a 10% discount off your entire order when you use discount code: BGF10. -: Enjoy all the benefits of the 11 superfoods and their micronutrients that help increase resting metabolism, support cardiovascular health, and remove toxins to turn back the hands of time! Receive a 20% discount on your entire order when you use discount code: "BENG20" -: Delivers healthy 100% grass-fed and finished beef, free-range organic chicken, and heritage breed pork directly to your door on a monthly basis. All their products are humanely raised and NEVER given antibiotics or hormones. For 2 lbs of 100% grass-fed beef FREE in every box for the life of your subscription PLUS $20 off your first box go to ButcherBox.com/BEN OR enter promo code BEN20 at checkout -: Safe, simple, effective products that people use in the bathroom everyday. Native creates products with trusted ingredients and trusted performance. Get 20% off your first purchase when you use discount code: BEN Listener Q&A: Is Earthing Dangerous? Ray asks: After your , I was fascinated with the science and immediately began digging deeper into the topic. I ordered Clint's sleeping mats for me, my wife and two boys, and as you know the mats plug into the ground via a wall outlet. We immediately noticed a huge positive difference when we began sleeping on the mats. Then I started reading and watching videos about dirty electricity dangers when using earthing mats that plug into the ground with the home outlets. They say the long ground wires create loops in our homes, and act as antennas which pick up EMF's from everything including our appliances and wifi, and it focuses that EMF on our bodies while we sleep. Is this something you've researched, and if so, is it better to connect the mats using grounding rods? In my response, I recommend: - -Article: -Article: Ben's Top Recovery Tactics Aaron asks: I'm about a year into jiu jitsu, and I've noticed a common theme from most of the upper belts. Everyone is always injured. I know that soreness and pulled muscles are inevitable, but I'm talking about more extreme injuries that require some sort of surgery. Can you recommend any recovery and injury prevention tactics that will help me avoid similar injuries? In my response, I recommend: Can You Do Cold Therapy If You're Sick? Carmen from Germany asks: I want to start cold therapy for health reasons, but also to not always feel as cold as I do right now. I've tried cryotherapy and cold showers, but I've always gotten sick afterwards. I have Hashimoto's disease, and I'm also recovering from adrenal fatigue. A doctor once told me I get sick after trying cold therapy because my adrenals can't handle the cold. Is this true? How can I start any type of cold therapy, and what else from cold showers can I do? In my response, I recommend: -Article: -Article: -- - - - - - ------------------------------------------ Prior to , do a search in the upper right-hand corner of this website for the keywords associated with your question. Many of the questions we receive have already been answered here at Ben Greenfield Fitness! -----------------------------------------------------