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Ben Greenfield on 5 Ways To Be Just A Little More Paleo During Your Next Tough Workout

Photo courtesy of Ben Greenfield

Photo courtesy of Ben Greenfield

[This is a guest blog post contribution by Ben Greenfield. More information on Ben is below.]

Let’s face it. When you look at things from an energy conservation and survival standpoint, it turns out that pounding the pavement on a long run, suffering under a barbell for a good hour, or hammering bicycle cranks for miles on end isn’t exactly Paleo or “ancestral.” However, these hard workouts and feats of stamina can certainly be useful for satisfying our hard-wired thirst for competition, our deep-rooted desire to venture out and get the feeling of slaying a dragon or climbing a tall mountain, and even our need to escape the hum-drum of modern life and tap into a primal swelling of lactic acid, sweat, saliva, blood, and gasping for oxygen. Continue reading

The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice of any kind. Any information in these posts should not be acted upon without consideration of primary source material and professional input from one's own healthcare professionals.

A Special Offer from Ben Greenfield (Have You Taken This Challenge Yet?)

Credit: Flickr Creative Commons, Faisal Akram

Credit: Flickr Creative Commons, Faisal Akram

The recent 30-Day No Alcohol Challenge experiment Ben Greenfield conducted with Jason Sissel was so inspiring that we wanted to offer a special deal for those that want to conduct their own 30-day no alcohol experiment and test their biomarkers just like Jason did.

For a limited time, if you purchase two Baseline packages, you’ll receive:

Why two? One for the start of your experiment, one for the end.

How to take advantage of this special offer from Ben Greenfield

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The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice of any kind. Any information in these posts should not be acted upon without consideration of primary source material and professional input from one's own healthcare professionals.

What Happens When You Stop Drinking Alcohol?

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Jason Sissel

If you’re a Ben Greenfield podcast listener or blog reader (or a biohacker) you may have heard about the No Alcohol challenge subject, cyclist and Endure to Cure founder, Jason Sissel. Sissel was picked back in November to experiment with, following inspiration spawned from a previous Greenfield podcast episode with James Stanwick, New York-based author and ESPN anchor on SportsCenter.

If not, here are the quick details of the N=1 experiment: Continue reading

The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice of any kind. Any information in these posts should not be acted upon without consideration of primary source material and professional input from one's own healthcare professionals.

Ben Greenfield on How to Sleep Your Way to a Six-Pack

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The Wall Street Journal recently reported that “seven is the new eight,” and that you may need slightly less sleep than the traditionally recommended eight hours. But if you’re into fitness, exercising, or mental and physical performance, if you’re concerned about the effect of sleep on appetite regulation, fat loss or muscle gain, or if you want to optimize things like tissue repair, nervous system health and growth hormone release then you may want to think again, and keep reading. Continue reading

The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice of any kind. Any information in these posts should not be acted upon without consideration of primary source material and professional input from one's own healthcare professionals.

Ben Greenfield on the 4 Dangers of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet

Credit: Flickr Commons, Adam Wyles

Credit: Flickr Commons, Adam Wyles

I personally have experimented with very low carbohydrate diets combined with extreme amounts of exercise and have certainly noticed issues on my biomarkers of which I would have never been aware if I weren’t testing and tracking – and these were serious issues that threatened Continue reading

The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice of any kind. Any information in these posts should not be acted upon without consideration of primary source material and professional input from one's own healthcare professionals.

HDL 146 and TG 39 on a High-Fat Diet? How Ben Greenfield Does It (and More).

Ben Greenfield Tri RunningJoin Ben Greenfield—sports nutritionist, coach, and Ironman triathlete—as he shares his tips on using blood work for maximum health and performance in a short video walkthrough. Smart and methodical, his advice and methods will get you to Superman-status in no time. Continue reading

The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice of any kind. Any information in these posts should not be acted upon without consideration of primary source material and professional input from one's own healthcare professionals.