381: The Post-Workout Nutrition Myth, Your Personal Circadian Rhythm, Hot Vs. Cold For Recovery & More!
Mar 1, 2018 Podcast: 381 - Why You Don't Need To Eat After A Workout, How To Find Your Personal Circadian Rhythm, How To Absorb Iron Better, and Healthy Breakfast Travel Ideas. Have a podcast question for Ben? Click the tab on the right (or go to ), use the Contact button on the , or call 1-877-209-9439. Sanctuary-2 Full Spectrum Sauna winner announcement! [00:00:00] News Flashes [00:04:59]: They say “” and cold delays recovery, but they didn’t have a hot-cold control group - that’s what I personally do (hot-cold). A in Crossfit athletes. Interesting. For . This guy is . What do YOU think? You can receive these News Flashes (and more) every single day, if you follow Ben on , , , and . Special Announcements [00:18:34] This podcast is brought to you by: -Organifi - Go to for your GREEN JUICE and use Discount code BEN for 20% off your order! -DailyBurn - Visit TODAY to start your FREE sixty-day trial. -Thrive - Go to to get $60 of free organic groceries now! -, and get ready for some epic stories about his morning, day and evening routine! Ben's Adventures -NEW! -March 2-3, 2018: 2018 Academy of Regenerative Practices Conference & Scientific Seminar, Weston, FL. Top stem cell innovators, researchers, and medical practitioners will be joining to further the field of regenerative medicine. Attend the two-day seminar to discover the latest in the field and learn how regenerative therapies can help your practice grow. Featured speaker: Ben Greenfield. –March 24-25, 2018: San Jose Super and Sprint Weekend, Diablo, CA. There’s nothing mediocre about this middle distance race. The Spartan Super offers the ideal blend of distance and speed. If you consider yourself a more seasoned athlete determined to push beyond excuses, you just might have the mettle for a Spartan Super. Serving up 24-29 Spartan Obstacles and 8-10 miles of rugged terrain, the Spartan Super spares no one. Developed as the second race in the Spartan Trifecta, the Super is where you prove to yourself you’ve got everything it takes to face the Beast. Bring out all the support you’ve got for this one, spectators welcome! Aroo! . -April 27-29, 2018: Paleof(x) in Austin, TX. Paleo f(x)™ is the world’s premier wellness event, covering health, nutrition, fitness, sustainability, & everything in between. Our tribe gathers to learn and grow together! Bringing the latest, most cutting-edge science and strategy together to help you create your very best life, Paleof(x) is like the Woodstock of the ancestral movement, and I will be there! Sign up now to be the first to get tickets to this very exciting event! ! Giveaways & Goodies [01:06:06] -Grab your that comes with a tech shirt, a beanie and a water bottle. -And of course, this week's top iTunes review - gets some BG Fitness swag straight from Ben - ! ------------------------------------------ Listener Q&A: As compiled, deciphered, edited and sometimes read by , the Podcast Sidekick. Why You Don't Need To Eat After A Workout [00:26:37] Luke says: I training for a Spartan Super and I was at a talk by a sports physiologist and he kept stressing the need for post-workout carbs. He was saying "1 gram, per kilogram of weight, per hour of training, in the two hours following your workout." He showed some graphs showing how this was the most important time (blah blah blah). I've heard you talk about not eating immediately after. Something to do with HGH or Testosterone. Could you go into a little more detail about if carbs are actually needed? In my response, I recommend: - How To Find Your Personal Circadian Rhythm [00:39:31] Sheridan says: Circadian Rhythm seems to be a hot theme in most health podcasts these days. What do you suggest is the most efficient way to find your personal circadian rhythm? Is it the Oura ring? Is there more to it than that? How would you find your personal circadian rhythm? In my response, I recommend: - - - - How To Absorb Iron Better [00:48:37] Mia says: I heard Dr Mercola say that turmeric blocks the absorption of iron (and I have low iron and ferritin). I take a fair amount of turmeric. If I take my liver pills at a different time than my turmeric, will that allow the iron to be absorbed better? In my response, I recommend: -Superhuman Coach Article on Healthy Breakfast Travel Ideas [00:54:59] Daniel says: I personally consume your signature smoothie every morning and I am wondering what you eat in the morning when making your smoothie is just not an option? Like when you are traveling and whatnot. In my response, I recommend: - - - - - - - - -