Ben Greenfield Fitness
396: The Myth About Antioxidants Blunting Exercise Response, Does Red Meat Really Give You Cancer, How To Make Coffee Healthier, Are Pre-Workout Supplements Addictive? (& The Brand New Ben Greenfield Podcast Co-Host Revealed!)
May 9, 2019 · 1 hr 25 min
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Q&A Episode 396 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 . Click for some tips on how to have the best chance of having your question featured on the show! News Flashes [9:00] The latest “red meat gives you cancer study” show only a RELATIVE risk increase from 0.5% to 0.6%…AND only with processed meat. Read headlines and studies carefully folks: This paper is freakin’ awesome. How humans adapt to stressors such as cold, altitude and diving:  Biohackers are implanting everything from magnets to sex toys:  You can receive these News Flashes (and more) every single day, if you follow Ben on , , , and . Special Announcements [28:30] - , and get ready for some epic stories about his morning, day and evening routine!  Ben's Adventures: [28:30] – May 29, 2019: Community Talk on Stem Cell Procedure, Charleston, South Carolina.  for an exclusive, semi-private event featuring myself and  of  The lively discussion will take place at Tradd’s downtown over dinner in a private room for 80 guests. Sign up  – June 6, 2019: An Afternoon of Transformation with Ben Greenfield, Denver, Colorado. A special event hosted by MaxLiving, which exists to transform lives through chiropractic. – June 15, 2019: Ultimate Fitness Run, Mt. Spokane, Washington. Join me and my family for a fun, as-competitive-as-you-make-it day outside for an OCR-style challenge. Register here while you still can. This event sells out quickly each year. Save with code: BEN10UFR and  – June 23 – July 7, 2019: European Detox Retreat, Paracelsus al Ronc, Switzerland. At this 2019 liver detox and R&R retreat at the beautiful Swiss Mountain Clinic in the Italian quarter of Switzerland, you’ll stay on-site and receive diagnostics and treatments from the best doctors of biological medicine to detox your liver and your soul.  to more info. – August 3, 2019: Spartan Sprint at the LA Stadium, Los Angeles, California. It’s Rally Time, Los Angeles. The Big A. Angel Stadium. Whatever you call it, this place is legendary. Now, Spartan is headed to this historic ballpark for an epic Stadion course. Get ready to take on 3 miles and 20 obstacles through nearly every part of the stadium.  – September 27 – 29, 2019: Spartan World Championships, Squaw Valley, California. Right beside Lake Tahoe, this epic venue was once host to the 1960 Olympic Winter Games. Join me there for the greatest obstacle course race in North Tahoe Lake, Olympic Village, CA. Sign up here.  This podcast is brought to you by: -: My personal playground for new supplement formulations. Ben Greenfield Fitness listeners receive a 10% discount off your entire order when you use discount code: BGF10. -: After using the Joovv for close to 2 years, it's the only light therapy device I'd ever recommend. Give it a try: you won't be disappointed. Order using and receive a nice bonus gift with your order! -: 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. 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In my response, I recommend: - -My podcast on hydrogen rich water -Thorne Quercetin phytosome - -Blood flow restriction straps (BFR Bands) - How To Keep Coffee From Giving You Adrenal Fatigue [59:40] Unknown says: I'm a big fan of coffee, and excellent coffee at that. I have a concern that I am stressing my adrenals constantly. What do you suggest on how to enjoy my coffee and keep my adrenals in good shape, or am I worried for no reason? In my response, I recommend: - -Thorne Theanine -Four Sigmatic Reishi -MiCacao - - -American Nutraceuticals Whole Foods Vitamin C -Jigsaw Vitamin C + Lysine -Colima Sea Salt -Organic Ceylon Cinnamon Are Pre-Workout Supplements Addictive? [1:13:15] Unknown says: What's your take on pre-workout supplements? I assume the answer has to do with what kind of exercise the person is doing and what he/she is trying to achieve. Do you recommend pre-workout supplements? Will my body become addicted to the extra "boost" meaning if I don't take the supplement, I'll feel weaker and slower? In my response, I recommend: -NuCalm -Halo -Biotropic Lab supplements  -Essential amino acids (Kion Aminos) -Wim Hof Breathwork -Brad Kearn's article on BGF about cold thermogenesis pre-workout Giveaways & Goodies [1:20:15] -This week's top iTunes review - gets some BG Fitness swag straight from Ben - ! ------------------------------------------ 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! -----------------------------------------------------
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