Mind-Blowing Biohacks You've Never Heard Of, Deep Sleep Enhancement Tricks, Upgrading Your Immune System For Travel, Minimalist Time-Hacked Workouts & Much More!
Two years ago, in the post, “” I introduced you to my biohacking friends from Finland – a pioneer of holistic medicine in Finland, human technology and self-quantification specialist, Teemu Arina, superfood hunter and nutritionist, Jaakko Halmetoja, as well as Dr. Olli Sovijärvi, MD. Then, just a few months ago, in the article ", I announced that their entire, 544-page “” had been released in the English language - and was an absolutely stellar read jam-packed with tips, tricks, and hacks I’d never before seen, and the ultimate addition to any health, fitness, and nutrition enthusiast’s coffee table or bookshelf. In that article, I shared with you 14 biohacking secrets I gleaned from the brand new beautiful hardcover book, which my guests on today's show - the authors of the book - describe as the “definitive guide to upgrading yourself and unleashing your inner potential.” Five years in making, has more than 540+ pages, 1560+ references and hundreds of illustrations. It is “the missing manual of the human body” and an essential addition to the library, work desk, kitchen, gym, suitcase and bedroom of anyone with a genuine interest in optimal human performance, health and well-being. You can . The same guys who wrote the book, also put on the extremely popular Biohacker Summit in global hotspots such as Helsinki, Stockholm, Estonia, London and Toronto - summits where I've personally spoken and where many brands have hit it big for the first time, including , , and . Biohacker Summit is one of the top optimal human performance & health conferences on the planet that focuses on combining ancestral living with modern biohacking practices. The upcoming Biohacker Summit 2019 is the 5th year anniversary edition that will be organized on 1-2 November 2019 in Helsinki, Finland with the theme “Optimize Your Day 24/7”, and includes a wild-plant foraged VIP dinner, upgraded parties, a fantastic expo floor to play with new biohacking devices and much more. You can get a bundle of videos from all previous summits by (use 10% discount code BEN). You can also for 10% off tickets to the upcoming summit in Helsinki, taking place Nov 1-2, 2019 in Finland. My first guest on this show, in which we take a deep dive into , is Dr. Olli Sovijärvi. He is one of the pioneers of holistic medicine in Finland. In 2006 he graduated from the University of Helsinki with a Licentiate degree in Medicine. In 2010–2011 Dr. Sovijärvi completed an Integral Theory degree at the John F. Kennedy University, focusing on psychology and philosophy. For the first five years of his career as a physician, Dr Sovijärvi was employed by Finland’s first medical recruitment agency. He has worked at nearly 50 different clinics and ER’s around Finland. Dr. Sovijärvi has also acted as consultant to various companies and service providers operating in the fields of wellness and health technology. Between 2013–18 Dr. Sovijärvi practiced medicine at a private clinic that specializes in nutrition and holistic health care. At present, Sovijärvi focuses primarily on the production of scientific content for preventive health care and wellbeing. He is a co-author of the and co-founder of . He also runs training sessions and presentations on the topics of biohacking, performance optimization, nutritional issues and maintaining the intestinal balance. At the free time he is an exercise enthusiast and an electronic music DJ. Teemu Arina, my other guest, has a professional career of two decades as a technology entrepreneur, author, professional speaker, and biohacker. Mr. Arina is one of the forefront thinkers on the digital transformation of learning, work, leadership, health and - eventually - the future of humanity. His work focuses on studying the intersection of man and the machine and ways to improve productivity, health, and wellbeing with biological and technological tools. He is a co-author of the , co-founder of and curator of Biohacker Summit. In 2015 he received the Leonardo Award under the title "Humanity in digitization", in 2016 he was selected as Top 100 Most Influential People In IT, in 2017 Speaker of the Year by Speakersforum, and in 2018 Leadership Trainer of the Year by Turku School of Economics. In his free time, Teemu enjoys foraging, photography, and hiking. During our discussion, you'll discover: -Why Olli doesn't use an alarm clock to wake up...12:30 Olli went years sleep-deprived working on his practice No technology after waking up Barefoot outside; ground with the earth (summer and winter) and squats Don't eat until early afternoon (1 meal a day + supplements throughout the day) Morning drink: or well water 1/2 tsp Dash of -Why Teemu is fascinated by birch and maple sap...20:30 (15% off with code "BENGREENFIELD") (15% off with code "BENGREENFIELD") is better than grass-fed "The best stuff isn't branded" re: natural salt cave -Dynamic coffee blends, chocamine powder, the best way to make ghee and more...32:00 Olli's coffee blend: Drunk over the course of 8 hours hack: make it at high elevation due to different boiling point of the water, results in less oxidized compounds (concentrated chocolate) allows you to get more anandamides, or internally produced cannabinoids in the system PEMF mat <JILLIAN SHOULD HAVE AFFILIATE LINK followed by 2 minute cold shower -The efficacy of slapping one's self with birch leaves in the sauna...45:30 Heat to 100º Celsius Tie birch, oak, leaves together Hit into kidneys Increases circulation while under the heat Can eat; high in iron Ben's wild plant pesto: leaves , , and Ferment the if cheese doesn't agree with you -Some unique hacks for the workplace...51:40 Stand, move around as much as possible Hydrate often Eating disrupts the flow (no casual social contact) -Evening and sleep routines...53:00 Whole body, lower level vibration therapy vibration tool More subtle than the vibration plate Balances stimulation between sympathetic and parasympathetic tones PEMF treatment with device 5 minute session with (get a bonus gift when you order with my link) Eat 2 green kiwis every night Kiwis contain nutrients for melatonin pathway: folate, zinc, etc. Natural levels of serotonin Olli's evening supplement stack: , , , , , , , , and ’s app app "Moment" feature on The Deep breathing exercises (found in the ) Sadhguru light blocking tape Roll a towel and place it inside the pillow (while traveling) -"Stacks" that Olli and Teemu use...1:14:05 Optimal mental recovery "stack": + + or mat + with noise-cancelling headphones + meditation + certain supplements () + , power naps to maximize mental recovery Optimal business man’s workout "stack": + + + + "biohackers chocolate" /// for business man’s workouts during breaks Self-quantification "stack": , , , for evaluating state of ketosis & fasting, (Oura), (Garmin Vivomove HR), blood sugar fluctuation with (combined with application of , , , , etc.), (ihealth Air), (ihealth Clear), quick sampling of hsCRP / homocysteine in the future (portable ) Sauna "stack": , 10 Mushroom Blend, , , , , , -And much more... Resources from this episode: - . - You can get a bundle of videos from all previous Biohacker Summits by (use 10% discount code BEN). - You can also for 10% off tickets to the upcoming summit in Helsinki, taking place Nov 1-2, 2019 in Finland. - - - - - - - (15% off with code "BENGREENFIELD") - - - - - (15% off with code "BENGREENFIELD") - - - vibration tool (Use code BIOHACKER for a 5% discount on the device) - vibration plate - - Ben's from Instagram - - PEMF mat - Olli's evening supplement stack: , , , , , , , , and ’s - - app - app - - - The - - light blocking tape - - - - - - - Book: by Sadhguru - - - Optimal mental recovery "stack": + + or mat + with noise-cancelling headphones + meditation + certain supplements () + , power naps to maximize mental recovery - Optimal business man’s workout "stack": + + + + /// for business man’s workouts during breaks - Self-quantification "stack": , , , for evaluating state of ketosis & fasting, (Oura), (Garmin Vivomove HR), blood sugar fluctuation with (combined with application of , , , , etc.), (ihealth Air), (ihealth Clear), quick sampling of hsCRP / homocysteine in the future (portable ) - Sauna "stack": , 10 Mushroom Blend, , , , , , . 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