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Ben Greenfield is an ex-bodybuilder, Ironman triathlete, Spartan racer, coach, 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 and in 2013 was named as one of the top 100 Most Influential People In Health And Fitness.
02:34 Thoughts on the episode.
04.40 Brian’s introduction.
05:43 Natural living combined with biohacking life, but careful with the electrical, wi-fi and Bluetooth components.
13:44 Ben the body builder and Ironman, big distinction between performance and health.
21:48 How Ben consumes carbohydrates, wine and coffee.
28:46 Wine as cognitive enhancement and creativity.
34:30 Positives and negatives of Tetrahydrocannabinol.
38:08 Empowering children to make their own informed decisions.
42:50 The Iron Man Championship he quit and the World’s Toughest Mudder in Texas when again he felt he failed.
55:42 What Psilocybin revealed to him.
1:00:32 The time to create a big globally recognisable brand.
1:04:32 Morning routine.
1:09:03 Ben’s cold water exercising and caution required.
1:20:24 The fascination for hardcore challenges.
1:23:21 Ben’s views on social media.
1:28:54 Why and how Ben hunts wild animals.
1:34:38 Primal urge to fight.
1:37:49 Success Secrets.
1:38:24 Participating in Navy SEAL Buds training for civilians and what was even worse.
1:44:45 Advice to the 20 year old Ben Greenfield.
1:47:32 Best advice ever received.
1:49:41 Advice to a 20 year old who wants to develop himself like Ben.
Books by Ben Greenfield:
Obstacle Course Racing
Pulsed Electromagnetic Field Therapy
World’s Toughest Mudder
Mammalian Diving Reflex
Vagus Nerve Stimulation
The Altitude Centre
Rise of the Sufferfests
Navy SEAL Style Training for Civilians