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-Was Ben wrong about vitamin C?…05:02

-How fast do you lose muscle after you stop training?…11:59

-The impact of exposure to artificial light…27:25

-The benefits of multivitamins…34:05

-Airline travel…44:25

  • *Fantastic* tips here on how to limit the damage from airline travel: Does Traveling Age You Physically?” including:
    • Consume high amounts of antioxidants from food and supplements during, before, and after the flight (foods rich in color/flavonols/polyphenols and supplements like vitamin D/E/C are a few of my favorites):
  • Antioxidants
  • Melatonin
  • Iodine for soaking up radiation
  • Grounding and earthling
  • Magnesium (use code BEN10 to save 10%)
  • Faraday cage/EMF blocking
  • Hydrate and don’t drink alcohol
    • Consume *small* amounts of red wine while staying physically active for at least 5–10 minutes per 2 hours of flight time (the article says wine, but I’m a bigger fan of nitric oxide precursors such as Calroy’s Vascanox).
  • Try these mini-workouts, which you can do in stealth mode during a flight without getting too many weird looks: 10 Exercises You Can Do On An Airplane Without Looking Weird”
  • Deskbound: Standing Up to a Sitting World by Kelly Starrett
  • Plenty more in my book Boundless for fighting jet lag and staying Fit as a frequent flyer

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