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Jul 29, 2019

In this premium podcast episode, recorded with Melanie Sliwka of SEALFit, you'll discover the following:

-Branched chain amino acids a game-changer for performance...4:00

  • Issues: they don't repair muscle mass, and spike blood sugar
  • I'm a fan of essential aminos: simple but effective

-What I would personally do if I needed to thrive on a vegetarian diet...

  • Learn the art of proper fermentation, sprouting, ancestral preparation techniques
    • Can unlock a lot of essential amino acids in them
  • Eat a wide variety of plant matter
  • Vitamin B12 supplement
  • Algae: chlorella, spirulina
  • Taurine supplement
  • Creatine
  • Essential aminos
  • Vitamin D
  • Vitamin K
  • Thorne Mediclear

-My thoughts on the ketogenic diet...15:00

  • It's not always wise because of one's genetics
  • Hormonal deficits and thyroid issues
  • Carb refeeds for athletes
  • Can induce short-term insulin resistance
  • Down regulation of glycogen synthase enzyme (can be used in your favor)

-How to enhance your mitochondria...23:30

  • Treat your body as a human battery that's charging
    • Good intake of water with an electrical charge (Hydrogen tablets, structured water)
    • JOOVV light
    • Add minerals and sea salt
    • Exercise and smart diet
    • Ground with the earth
    • PEMF mat and bed
    • Heat and cold

-And much more!

Resources from this episode:

Beyond Training

Kion Aminos

Episode sponsor:

-Kion: My personal playground for new supplement formulations, Kion blends ancestral wisdom with modern science. Ben Greenfield Fitness listeners receive a 10% discount off your entire order when you use discount code: BGF10.

Got a question for me about what Mel and I talked about in this podcast? Leave a comment below and I'll reply!