The Joe Rogan Experience Episode 1120 with Ben Greenfield

Episode Number: 1120
Episode Guest: Ben Greenfield
Original Airdate: May 22, 2018
Episode Sponsors: Cash App, LegalZoom, Zoom Video Conferencing

Guest Bio: Ben Greenfield is a coach, author, speaker, ex-bodybuilder, and Ironman triathlete. In 2008 he was voted as the Personal Trainer of the Year by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) and recognized as one of the top 100 most influential people in health in 2013.

Topics Discussed: Ben eats black ants for energy; doctrine of signatures; The Heart is Not a Pump book; FlowerChecker app; eating wild asparagus; fly fishing talk; catch and release fishing; more ant talk; Spartan Race talk; hunting and hiking is physically demanding; crawling while hunting; meat talk; chewing tough meat/food; mouthpieces for exercising; kettlebell talk; mastic gum; exosomes; stem cell talk; video of Ben undergoing surgery; Ben had exomes injected in his face and dick; concussions and stem cells; Mannitol; stem cells vs. exomes; what he feels like after surgery; fasting benefits; more talk about intermittent fasting; protein cycling; carnivore diet; importance of eating plants; Jordan Peterson’s daughter Mikhaila; more carnivore diet talk; experiment to find out what works best for you; (1:00:00) hot yoga; yoga in a sauna; kopi luwak coffee; more talk about the carnivore diet; alpha-gal allergy; colima salt; black Kona salt; Ben explains his meat preparation process; debate about cooking with olive oil; more talk about cooking a steak; Traeger pellet grill; Joe explains how he cooks a steak; Ben has to dip his steak in a sauce; diet sodas and artificial sweeteners; Zevia soda; Kill Cliff recovery drinks; sparkling water; baking soda; hydrogen rich water; taking a cold bath after exercising; don’t exercise right before bed; the importance of sleep; sleep cycles; Ben’s article about sleep; more sleep talk; Oura Ring; NormaTec compression pants; Sonic Life vibration technology; triphala; Ben’s secrets for staying regular (taking dumps); Ben’s morning routine; fasted workouts; he doesn’t think a ketogenic diet is good for athletes; Ben talks about his ketogenic diet; ketone measurement breathalyzer; NAD injections; biological age; coffeeberry extract; Ben has thought about making a supplement; not all diets will work for everyone; food allergy testing; five-day fasting; 24-hour fasting; more talk about his diet; Ben gives himself coffee enemas; glucose with ketones; coffee while fasting; (2:00:00) dry fasting.


Books Mentioned

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Products Mentioned

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Zevia Zero Calorie Soda, Rainbow Variety Pack, Naturally Sweetened Soda, (24) 12 Ounce Cans; Cola, Ginger Root Beer, Cream Soda, Black Cherry, Dr. Zevia, Orange, Grape, and More Sugar Free Favorites
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KILL CLIFF Recovery Drink, Blood Orange, 12 Oz Cans, 24 Count - Clean Hydration, Low Cal, Electrolytes, B-Vitamins
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HFactor Hydrogen Infused Pure Drinking Water, Pre Or Post Workout Recovery Drink, Molecular Hydrogen Supports Athletic Performance, Delivers Antioxidant, 11 Fl Oz (Pack of 6), Packaging May Vary
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$14.99
NormaTec Pulse Recovery System, Leg Recovery System
The NormaTec pulse pro recovery system is packed with innovative features for easy use
Banyan Botanicals Triphala Powder – Organic Formula of Amla, Haritaki & Bibhitaki – for Daily Detoxifying, Cleansing & Rejuvenation* – Maintains Regularity* – ½lb. – Non-GMO Sustainably Sourced
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KETONIX BLUETOOTH connection to your Smart Device AND BATTERY PACK. Reusable Breath Ketone Level Analyzer with Painfree, not strips required, one time fee
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100% Pure Hawaiian Coffeeberry Coffee Fruit Extract (Coffea arabica) (1oz)
Unique Natural Antioxidant Made from Hawaiian Coffee Fruit
$38.00

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