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The Weekly Roundup: Your Go-To Guide For Everything You May Have Missed This Week & More! 12/8–12/14


Welcome to Ben Greenfield’s Weekly Roundup!

In this weekly post, I share with you my most interesting discoveries of the week, including the latest news on the fronts of fitness, nutrition, health, wellness, biohacking, and anti-aging research. I also recap my upcoming events and special announcements so you can keep up with opportunities to learn, giveaways, discounts, and more!

New Discoveries

Exciting News — My Latest Culinary Creation, Boundless Kitchen, Is Finally Here!

Dive into a unique blend of biohacking and molecular gastronomy with 48 innovative recipes designed for health, longevity, and pure deliciousness. I’m taking you on a wild ride through my kitchen lab, where we’ll explore everything from unconventional tools to fringe superfoods like organ meats and colostrum.

Get ready to expand your cooking skills with dishes ranging from Carrot Cake Blender Waffles to Sous Vide Blueberry Brisket. You’ll not only master techniques like sous vide and air frying but also discover the science of clean eating and the restorative power of food.

Have you had your eye on Boundless Kitchen but haven’t had a chance to snag it yet? Here’s some exciting news: Hay House has selected the eBook edition of Boundless Kitchen as part of a week-long promotion running from December 10th to 16th! During this time, the eBook will be offered for the special price of $4.99 — but make no mistake… while the price is low for a limited time, this cookbook is going to become a priceless asset in your family’s kitchen.

Participating retailers include Amazon (Kindle), Barnes & Noble (Nook), Apple (iBooks), and others. Please note that eBook retailers display prices differently based upon where you are in the world — e.g., where customers in the U.S. visiting see $4.99, customers outside the U.S. will see a price converted to their currency. With that said, grab your copy now and savor the boundless possibilities in your kitchen — your taste buds will thank you!

Still want a hard copy for your kitchen or would you like to gift Boundless Kitchen to your friends and family? Order it here.

Catch Me On The Top-Rated Live iHeart Radio & TV Show, A MoMent of Xen

On Saturday, December 16th, from 9 to 10 p.m. EST, I will be featured on A MoMent of Xen, the top-rated Live iHeart Radio & TV Show (710 WOR/The Voice of New York/iHeart Radio). Xen and I will be discussing how to drink healthier at holiday parties, the newest weight loss drugs, which foods to eat to feel fuller faster, and much more. Can’t listen to the live show? The episode will also air on Sunday, December 17th, on the A MoMent of Xen TV/YouTube channel.

A MoMent of Xen, hosted by Xen Sams, an NYC-based radio and TV personality, covers a diverse range of topics including health, film, pop culture, fintech, and cryptocurrency, all from the unique perspective of a millennial mom.

Should You Step Up Your Step Count? Research Confirms 10,000+ Daily Steps Boost Fat Oxidation

You’ve probably heard about the “10,000 steps-a-day” goal, but is this actually the magic number of steps you need to take to optimize your body’s fat-burning machine? Well, a new study just proved how effective that number is, especially when indulging in a high-fat meal.

Here’s the deal: the study found that walking 5,000 steps in a day increased fat oxidation compared to walking only 2,000 steps. However, walking 10,000 steps in a day improved metabolic responses to a high-fat pizza meal. Not surprising, but worth reiterating.

This small study involved testing out different daily step counts: 2,000, 5,000, 10,000, and a whopping 15,000 steps.

Walking 10,000 steps significantly reduced postprandial lipemia (the amount of fat in your blood after a meal), a key predictor of cardiovascular disease.

Most notably, participants who hit 15,000 steps had the highest nonesterified fatty acid levels, suggesting even more fat burning. This could be due to increased fat breakdown or changes in how your body handles fat after a workout.

So, what does this mean for you? To put it simply, ramping up your daily steps, especially to that 10,000+ mark, can do wonders for managing your body’s fat levels after a meal. And if you’re up for the challenge, pushing to 15,000 steps could have even more metabolic benefits.

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Check Out This Year’s Annual Holiday Gift Guide (And Snag Some Limited-Time Deals)

I don’t know if you’ve seen it yet, but I released my highly anticipated annual holiday gift guide.

It’s jam-packed with tons of my favorites and must-haves for any seasoned biohacker or health and wellness enthusiast — even your pie-eating uncle who never knew he needed an artificial intelligence-driven bicycle until now. 😉

I’ve compiled my own list of 27 vetted recommendations, including unique items like the purple power C60 (a potent longevity-enhancing agent), products from Aires Tech that allow your consumer devices (iPhones, laptops, etc.) to protect you from long-term EMF damage, and even Kineon Lab’s Move+ for red light therapy. Using my experience testing thousands of products through the lens of criteria like effectiveness, purity, and price, I’ve honed this year’s official gift guide down to featured picks that improve health and energy. These potential presents make healthy living easier for individuals like you and me, who are self-identified self-optimizers seeking the best of the best for our brains and bodies.

So without further ado, click here to check out this year’s holiday gift guide and get in on these exclusive deals before time runs out!

Transform Your Life And Reach Boundless Success For The New Year

Are you craving a truly personalized approach to fitness and unwavering accountability to reach your goals?

If so, your search ends today.

Imagine having a team of dedicated expert coaches right by your side, crafting a training plan tailored exclusively for you. We’ll dive deep into your unique goals, aspirations, and challenges to create a roadmap that leads you to success.

My Elite Coaching Program focuses on workouts, biohacking secrets, and nutrition. But it’s not just about workouts and exercises — this comprehensive, holistic journey covers every facet of your well-being, from personalized nutritional advice to cutting-edge biohacking techniques, positioning you at the pinnacle of peak performance. We leave no stone unturned in our quest to help you surpass your own limits.

My new 16-week program will guide you from information overload to transformation enjoyment.

Check out Ben Greenfield Coaching’s Elite Coaching plan now!

Podcasts I Recorded This Week: 

The Most Mind-Blowing Information On Heart Disease You’ll Ever Hear: Understanding The Heart (Uncommon Insights Into Our Most Commonly Diseased Organ) – Part 2 With Stephen Hussey.

This episode was brought to you by Essentia (code BENVIP), JoyMode (code GREENFIELD), Calroy, and ProLon.

The Most Mind-Blowing Information On Heart Disease You’ll Ever Hear: Understanding The Heart (Uncommon Insights Into Our Most Commonly Diseased Organ) — Part 1 With Dr. Stephen Hussey.

This episode was brought to you by Anthros, HVMN, Lucy Gum (code BEN20), Thyroid Fixxr (code BEN20), and ZBiotics (code BEN).

Podcasts I Was Featured On Recently:

How to Perform at Your Peak During a Chess Game | Ben Greenfield on ChessMood Podcast

Ep. 30 | The Formula for Living Longer with Ben Greenfield.

How to Use Peptides to Boost Immunity, Heal, Burn Fat, Build Muscle, Increase IQ & Slow Aging

Articles Recently Released About Me:

How To Live A Long, Happy Life: Celebrity Biohacker Ben Greenfield Shares His Top Tips — Have Meaning And Purpose, And Stay Physically Fit

Ben Greenfield’s VIP Text Club: To receive exclusive texts from Ben Greenfield, text the word “FITNESS” to 411247 (within the U.S. only).

My Article Feed:

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My full article feed and all archives of my articles are here.

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Now hold on just a minute and hear me out. I’m not here to suggest you develop a smoking habit. The harmful health risks tied to sucking down cigarette smoke are well-documented, but the issue is with the delivery system of tobacco, not with nicotine itself.

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Upcoming Events:

Unlock Longevity: February 24, 2024

On February 24th, I’ll be live in Austin, Texas, for Unlock Longevity, a unique gathering with leading regenerative medicine experts from North America. This exclusive event is your chance to gain insider knowledge in the realm of anti-aging and vitality. Our distinguished speakers will unveil groundbreaking treatments and secrets in rejuvenation and longevity, previously unshared with the public. Don’t miss the opportunity to engage in deep, personal discussions on health and anti-aging, and interact directly with our experts. Learn more about Unlock Longevity here.

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Kion Product Of The Week: Kion Protein Bar

You know I’m a huge fan of Kion.

They combine the cleanest natural ingredients into complementing supplements (and foods!) that help you unlock your body’s natural energy.

And their new Chocolate Crunch Protein Bar is out of this world delicious.

Not only that but it is made with only real, whole-food ingredients— giving it balanced macronutrients for clean, stable energy.

The Chocolate Crunch Protein Bar’s complex flavors and texture come from real, natural, whole-food ingredients such as…

Organic almonds
Organic cocoa nibs
Organic chia seeds
Organic coconut
Organic honey

And, it contains 11 grams of satiating protein from grass-fed whey protein isolate to support your active lifestyle.

I promise you, you’re going to love this new protein bar. Click here to try it.

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