Episode 13 with Ben Greenfield:
In this episode Ben reveals some of his secrets he uses to grow and keep himself, his wife and his kids super healthy. Ben is also very transparent about different things that he teaches his kids from playing musical instruments to helping the poor and needy. This is an episode you do not want to miss.
Ben Greenfield is a New York Times Bestselling author, coach, speaker, ex-bodybuilder and Ironman triathlete. His science-based approach to discovering a potent balance between health and performance has revolutionized the way thousands of athletes and exercise enthusiasts around the world live, train and eat. Ben now works with athletes, CEO’s and soccer moms from around the world to achieve amazing feats of physical endurance without destroying their body in the process.
In 2008, Ben was voted by the National Strength and Conditioning Association as the America’s top personal trainer, and in 2013 was named by Greatist as one of the world’s top 100 most influential people in health. He holds a Master’s degree in exercise physiology and biomechanics from University of Idaho, and is also a certified sports nutritionist (C-ISSN) and strength and conditioning coach (CSCS). He has over a decade of experience training professional, collegiate and recreational athletes from all sports how to be healthy on the inside and healthy on the outside – and also coaches people of all ages and from all backgrounds for performance, fat loss, nutrition, lifestyle management and wellness.
In addition to being the head coach and nutritionist for Pacific Elite Fitness and the Rock Star Triathlete Academy, Ben is owner of Greenfield Fitness Systems, a consultant for WellnessFX, adviser to EXOS, host of the Get-Fit Guy, ObstacleDominator and BenGreenfieldFitness.com podcasts on iTunes, author of over a dozen programs and books for optimizing health and performance, and adviser to EndurancePlanet.com, the world’s top endurance sports entertainment website. Ben also trains and mentors physicians, personal trainers and physical therapists from around the globe via his mastermind Superhuman Coach Network atSuperhumanCoach.com.
He consults virtually and in-person with people from all over the world via his office in Spokane, Washington, where he lives with his wife and twin boys, and now travels around the world competing in triathlons and teaching advanced human performance and nutrition concepts.
What drives him to create a healthy life for himself and his family?
When it comes to your family’s health what are main areas you focus on? ….and Why?
What is a typical breakfast, lunch and dinner for his family?
How do you incorporate healthy habits in your kid’s lives?
What are your thoughts on kids taking supplements? Which ones would you suggest?
What are the non-negotiables when it comes to your family’s health?
What are the top 1,2, or 3 simple and easy tips you would give our listeners looking to create a healthy family?
Invaluable resource for our listeners:
Teaching your kids and yourself to care for the less fortunate in the world. Ben discusses working with WorldVision.