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Ben Greenfield Fitness Integrity Network

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.6 • 4.4K Ratings

Free fitness, nutrition, biohacking, fat loss, anti-aging and cutting-edge health advice from BenGreenfieldFitness.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.

    The Art of Insubordination: How to Dissent and Defy Effectively With Todd Kashdan

    The Art of Insubordination: How to Dissent and Defy Effectively With Todd Kashdan

    https://bengreenfieldfitness.com/insubordination
    When I first received the book The Art of Insubordination: How to Dissent and Defy Effectively by my guest on today's show, Todd Kashdan, I thought it was going to be some fringe rebel handbook or something like TheAlchemist's Cookbook, or a title that was meant to incite riots and violence.
    I was dead wrong.
    Instead, this book is a research-based toolbox for anyone who wants to create a world with more justice, creativity, and courage.
    For ideas to evolve and for societies to progress, we desperately need rebels to challenge conventional wisdom and improve on it. Unfortunately, most of us fear nonconformists, perceiving them as disloyal, reckless, destructive, or just plain weird. Because most would-be rebels lack the strength and skills to overcome hostile audiences, principled insubordination remains an underleveraged asset in the workplace and public square.
    Based on cutting-edge research, The Art of Insubordination is the essential guidebook for anyone seeking to be heard, make a change, and rebel against an unhealthy, stagnant status quo. The book also gives the rest of us the evidence-based strategies we need to become better allies of our leaders in change, ensuring that the best ideas, products, and solutions survive and win the day. Inside this book lie answers to several questions, including:
    • What are the most effective ways to express unpopular, important ideas?
    • How can we help principled rebels be heard and influential?
    • How can we better manage the discomfort when trying to rebel or interacting with a rebel?
    Filled with fresh and engaging stories about dissenters in the trenches as well as science that will make you see the world in a different way, The Art of Insubordination is for anyone who wants to see more justice, creativity, inclusion, cultural dynamism, and innovation in the world.
    As a Professor of Psychology and a leading educator to the public, Todd Kashdan translates state-of-the-art science for practical application to improve our everyday lives. He is well-known for his energetic and disarming communication style. Todd received the 2010 Distinguished Faculty Member of the Year Award at George Mason University for his teaching and mentoring. He gave a TEDx talk on psychological flexibility and writes the “Curious?” blog for Psychology Today, which is enjoyed by more than four million readers.
    After receiving a Ph.D. in clinical psychology (2004), Todd founded the Well-Being Lab at George Mason University which has produced over 210 peer-reviewed journal articles on well-being and resilience, psychological flexibility, meaning and purpose in life, curiosity, and managing social anxiety.
    During our discussion, you'll discover: -How to define "insubordination"... -The difference between principled and destructive insubordination... -Five principles of persuasion when you're in the minority or demographically disadvantaged... -How a minority that affects change can avoid the mistakes of the preceding majority... -The three steps to raising principally insubordinate kids... -How to teach kids to view themselves as heroes in waiting... -And much more! Upcoming Events: Keep up on Ben's LIVE appearances by following bengreenfieldfitness.com/calendar
    Episode sponsors: -Lucy Nicotine Gum
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    -Kion Immune
    Do you have questions, thoughts, or feedback for Todd Kashdan or me? Leave your comments at https://bengreenfieldfitness.com/insubordination and one of us will reply!

    • 1 hr 27 min
    Q&A 439: Benefits Of Walking Backwards, The New Fountain Of Youth Pill, Biohacking Skin Health, Chemicals In Your Food & Much More!

    Q&A 439: Benefits Of Walking Backwards, The New Fountain Of Youth Pill, Biohacking Skin Health, Chemicals In Your Food & Much More!

    News Flashes – Follow Ben on Twitter for more… Japanese Professor Creates Lickable TV Screen You Can Taste... This new year try walking backwards: It pays... ‘Fountain of youth’ pill shows ability to dramatically increase longevity in mice... Can you get more fit from the blood infusion of a fit person's plasma? Oh gee, here we go... Interesting data on hydrogen-enriched water for TBI and for cognitive performance...
     
    Hyperbaric oxygen to the rescue for beauty and skin health. I dig it. (I use this one about 5 days of the week for 30-60 min: LINK TO MY HBOT USA ARTICLE OR PODCAST) ALSO LINK TO NEO40 AND LINK TO THESE: https://amzn.to/34TfIs5...
    These results suggest that essential amino acids play a novel role in maintaining brain health and protecting against neurodegenerative disorders... Which chemicals are in your fast food? (burritos and burgers particularly problematic)... Listener Q&A:
    Q: Should we increase our protein intake as we age?...42:30
    Q: How to fast without feeling nauseous...46:51
    Q: How to target lactobacillus growth...51:40
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    -The Boundless Cookbook: Optimize your physical and mental performance with nutritious and delicious Greenfield family recipes. This is your roadmap to a culinary journey that includes ancient food and wild game preparation tactics, biohacked smoothies, meat rubs, cocktails, desserts, and beyond—without any restrictive diet, limited ingredients, or tasteless “health foods”!  Order yours today here!
    Check out Ben on Instagram for epic posts and photos about his morning, day, and evening routines, recipes, and much more!
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    Join Ben's Facebook page for conversations with listeners and even more useful information, posts, and support!
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    • 1 hr 1 min
    Sacred Hunting, Convict Conditioning, Rites Of Passage, Plant Medicines, Rekindling Ancient Spiritual Practices & More With Mansal Denton.

    Sacred Hunting, Convict Conditioning, Rites Of Passage, Plant Medicines, Rekindling Ancient Spiritual Practices & More With Mansal Denton.

    BenGreenfieldFitness.com/sacredhuntingpodcast
    My guest on this podcast, Mansal Denton, also known as "Little Beaver", is the founder of Sacred Hunting, host of the Mansal Denton Podcast, and the subject of an upcoming documentary BELOW THE DROP, which explores our relationship to life and death through hunting. 
    Feeling insecure in early life, he chased a woman to Europe, which led him to prison. Struggling with shame and confusion of what it meant to be a man, he found his calling with the sacred art of hunting. He now desires to share this practice with more men.
    His indigenous name comes from a Crow Sun Dance chief. His spiritual lineage is derived from six years of mentorship from a Muskogee/Creek medicine man named Will "Star Heart".
    What is Sacred Hunting? A practice that leads us back to our origins. A reminder that, for our ancestors, obtaining the food that sustains life was a spiritual act involving bloodshed. A reconnection to nature and the earth that gave us birth. An opportunity for connection and tribal brotherhood. A transformative encounter with death.
    Mansal Denton, like the men he leads on wilderness quests, was raised in a culture alienated from its sources of nourishment and sustenance. A youthful indiscretion that led to a prison cell fundamentally altered his life’s trajectory. Here, he shows the power and vitality that the hunt can bring into men’s lives in this perilous time, when rites of passage are notably absent. Sacred Hunting brings the richness of his hunting experience, and that of the men whose journeys he facilitates, into inspirational focus.
    During our discussion, you'll discover:
    -How a stint in the clink became a rite of passage for Mansal...
    -Ben's preferred style of hunting and why...
    -When the hunt took on its sacred form for Mansal...
    -An insider's look at the sacred hunting experience...
    -Why it's especially empowering that sacred hunts occur with men only...
    -How plant medicines can enhance the hunt...
    -What occurs after the animal is killed...
    -And much more...
    Episode sponsors:
    -Personal Peak Performance Summit
    -Kion Clean Protein
    -Lucy Nicotine Gum
    -Seed Daily Synbiotic
    Do you have questions, thoughts or feedback for Mansal Denton or me? Leave your comments at https://bengreenfieldfitness.com/sacredhuntingpodcast and one of us will reply!

    • 1 hr 18 min
    How To Get Rid Of Knee Pain Forever, The Best Knee Rehab Exercises, The Ancient Chinese Technique To Keep Your Knees Young & More With Ben Patrick, The "Knees Over Toes Guy".

    How To Get Rid Of Knee Pain Forever, The Best Knee Rehab Exercises, The Ancient Chinese Technique To Keep Your Knees Young & More With Ben Patrick, The "Knees Over Toes Guy".

    BenGreenfieldFitness.com/benpatrick
    Ben Patrick (“Knees Over Toes Guy”), is the coach and founder of the “Athletic Truth Group,” (ATG) a gym and online training service based out of Clearwater Beach, Florida.
    Ben overcame debilitating knee and shin pain, as well as subsequent surgeries through a personal journey taking knee and foot strength training means to their fullest potential. Ben transformed his basketball career, going from being continually injured and under-achieving to having a successful junior college stint through improving his own knee health and performance. This culminated for Ben with a scholarship offer to Boston University for basketball, but due to NCAA eligibility rules, Ben turned it down and began training athletes.
    Many people have been recommending Ben’s methods as completely transformative in their knee pain, and recently I've begun experimenting with his programs, so though I would have Ben on the show to discuss his very unique approach to healing the knees.
    During our discussion, you'll discover: -How Ben became involved with treating knee pain...06:50 -Why walking backward is so beneficial to the health of the knees...21:45 -Fundamental knee exercises that can be done anywhere, anytime...37:22 -Why focus on the tibialis muscles and hip flexors...48:57 -Tools and techniques to strengthen the knees...56:16 -Why Ben doesn't heavily focus on the glutes in his program...1:03:47 -And much more... Episode sponsors: -Butcher Box
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    -JOOVV
    Do you have questions, thoughts or feedback for Ben Patrick or me? Leave your comments at BenGreenfieldFitness.com/benpatrick and one of us will reply!

    • 1 hr 15 min
    Did Ben Greenfield Get Vaccinated (Yet?), Can You Get COVID Twice, The Latest On Omicron, Treating Long Haul COVID & Much More With Dr. Matt Cook.

    Did Ben Greenfield Get Vaccinated (Yet?), Can You Get COVID Twice, The Latest On Omicron, Treating Long Haul COVID & Much More With Dr. Matt Cook.

    BenGreenfieldFitness.com/mattcookdecember
    About two months ago, I had a deep and wide-ranging podcast conversation with Dr. Matthew Cook about COVID and vaccines.
    That podcast wound up creating just as many questions as it answered, including the extremely frequent, "Did Ben get vaccinated?" question (for my latest thoughts on that, check out this recent Instagram post So today, Dr. Matthew Cook is back.
    Matt is President and Founder of BioReset™  Medical and Medical Advisor of BioReset Network. He is a board-certified anesthesiologist with over 20 years of experience in practicing medicine, focusing the last 14 years on functional and regenerative medicine. 
    His practice, BioReset™  Medical, provides treatments for conditions ranging from pain and complex illness to anti-aging and wellness. He treats some of the most challenging to diagnose and difficult to live with ailments that people suffer from today, including Lyme disease, chronic pain, PTSD, and mycotoxin illness. Dr. Cook’s approach is to use the most non-invasive, natural, and integrative treatments possible.
    During our discussion, you’ll discover: -Ben's "Cook-esque" morning routine... -What we know about the omicron variant... -Can you get covid twice?... -Has Dr. Cook's thoughts on vaccines changes since the last podcast... -How to manage vaccine injuries... -Peptides used to treat covid... -Efficacy of hydroxychloroquine and ivermectin in treating covid... -How to find the treatments Dr. Cook is recommending in this podcast... -What to include in a covid "first-aid kit"... -Therapies to combat coagulation, inflammation, antibacterial issues... -Will covid lessen in its threat to our health over time?... -And much more! Episode sponsors:
    -Vuori
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    bengreenfieldfitness.com/mattcookdecember

    • 1 hr 7 min
    How To Build Your Legacy, Bond Your Family With Traditions, Rituals & Routines, Rites Of Passage & Much More With Rich Christiansen of Legado Family Founder.

    How To Build Your Legacy, Bond Your Family With Traditions, Rituals & Routines, Rites Of Passage & Much More With Rich Christiansen of Legado Family Founder.

    BenGreenfieldFitness.com/legadopodcast
    When it comes to passing on important family values and beliefs to future generations, I firmly believe that family traditions are the powerful legacy-building tool in a parent’s toolbox. Traditions, habits, rituals and routines are the glue that stick, the threads that bind and the clasps that hold a family together through the best and worst of times.
    As our family discussed in the recent podcast “The Official Greenfield Family Q&A Podcast: Parenting, Cooking, Traditions, Legacy-Building, Family Game Nights & More!,” we recently worked with the wonderful Rich Christiansen of Legado Family Founder, who specializes in helping families identify their core values, then create memorabilia, traditions, rituals, routines, comings and goings all based around those values.
    As a result, our family not only now has a “Greenfield Family Playbook” which is a guide that we can pass on to future generations in which all our values and traditions are listed, but we also have a family mission statement, a family crest being designed to hang above our fireplace, a family logo we can print on hats, shirts, mugs, and stickers, and even individual spirit animals and colors for each member of our family.
    If you're not already weaving traditions, rituals, routines and an emphasis on legacy into your own family, I encourage you to do so, with or without the help of a professional. It's been a transformative process that will impact the Greenfield family for generations. For more on the Greenfield family's comings and goings, you can also check out GoGreenfields.com here!
    To explore this topic even more, I decided to interview Rich for my podcast.
    Rich helps families upgrade their relationships through a program consisting of five different modules that include detailed lessons and structures crafted carefully to enhance lasting ties and strengthen bonds. His Legado product revolutionizes the way families reconnect through sharing proven models, real-world experiences, valuable insight, and giving your family engaging activities for all age groups. Build Family Legacies provides the ultimate roadmap to building the best family legacy your family could ever imagine and no other brand can do it better.
    Rich and his wife Gaye are the parents of five sons and a daughter they sponsor from Nepal. Together, they also share eight beautiful grandchildren. As a family, they enjoy exploring the outdoors together and always have their eyes set on big adventures.
    During our discussion, you'll discover: -How the Legato business has evolved to its current form... -"Dark investments" and how wealth can decimate a family... -How to begin identifying family values... -The basic model of the Legado platform... -Rites of passage and assisting children to "come of age" when they're ready... -How to foster an entrepreneurial and self-sufficient spirit in children... -An apology blended with a charter... -Key traditions Rich recommends... -And much more... Episode sponsors: -JOOVV
    -HigherDOSE
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    -Qualia Mind by Neurohacker
    -Optimize
    Do you have questions, thoughts or feedback for Rich Christiansen or me? Leave your comments at https://bengreenfieldfitness.com/legadopodcast and one of us will reply!

    • 1 hr 15 min

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aklick0311 ,

My favorite biohacking podcast

Ben is a wealth of knowledge and the biohacking tips and tricks he shares will change your life for the better!

Thanks for all of the education!
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reed pattenaude ,

Heard about Ben at a Cryotherapy center

One of his books “Beyond Training” was on the bookshelf and the owner said, “he’s is a beast” so I read the book and have been following him ever since. Thanks Ben,

Your comrade, Reed P.

willienelsonforlife ,

Disappointed in the hunting episode, not for the reasons you think

I love the podcast. However, I was very disappointed in the hunting episode where you spoke very demeaning of “rednecks who dump corn and sit in a tree and kill a deer with a huge weapon.” (I am paraphrasing a bit). Not everyone has the time or the means to participate in these hunting practices that you speak of. My family hunts every year for meat. Yes, we use corn and shoot the deer from a stand, with rifles. But we thank God and the deer, process it ourselves, and feel so thankful throughout the year when we eat it. As far as the pig hunting from helicopters. Please research how much of an exponential problem wild pigs are in Texas and Oklahoma. Hunting them one by one would make it absolutely impossible to control the population. Even with the helicopters, the numbers are insane and uncontrollable which is terrible for the pigs and many other types of animals. I understand that there are some people who hunt only for the trophy, and do just sit on their phones, drinking a beer, not thinking about the significance of what they are doing when they kill an animal. So yes, I understand what you are saying to an extent, but please see another side to this for us normal folks.

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