Andrés Preschel & Ben Greenfield: Unlocking Peak Performance through Freediving | Breathing, Biohacking, and the Spiritual Side of Wellness

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Andrés Preschel & Ben Greenfield: Unlocking Peak Performance through Freediving | Breathing, Biohacking, and the Spiritual Side of Wellness

In today’s episode, the tables are switched as Andrés Preschel is interviewed by Ben Greenfield on the Ben Greenfield Life podcast. Ben is a well-known figure in the field of health and fitness. He is an author, speaker, podcast host, and consultant who has dedicated his career to exploring and optimizing human performance. With a deep passion for biohacking, endurance sports, and holistic wellness, Ben has gained a significant following and has become a respected authority in the industry. His dedication to helping others achieve their health and wellness goals is evident through his various platforms, where he disseminates information, offers practical advice, and inspires individuals to take charge of their own well-being. In our conversation, we delve into everything performance through the lens of freediving, from breathing exercises to natural supplements that will optimize physical and mental performance. We discuss building fitness and interoception, improving sleep, defying the aging process, how to achieve peak performance, the spiritual side to health, and much more. Tune in for this thought-provoking episode as we dive deep into the realm of performance optimization, providing valuable insights and practical tips for listeners looking to maximize their physical and mental potential.

Key Points From This Episode:

  • Introduction and a brief background about Andrés. [05:12]
  • Andrés explains various breathing techniques and their applications. [07:50]
  • How to increase freediving and breath hold performance. [11:15]
  • We discuss the major limitations of using SCUBA gear. [15:02]
  • Overview of the various stretching techniques for freediving. [16:36]
  • The benefits of mastering freediving to everyday life. [19:12]
  • Discover what got Andrés interested in freediving and spearfishing. [21:30]
  • Hear about Andrés’ health and wellness journey. [26:09]
  • Learn how attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) can be a superpower. [29:05]
  • Find out how Andrés cured his ADHD. [32:08]
  • The good, the bad, and the ugly side of gluten. [34:55]
  • We compare our approaches to healthcare and working with clients. [39:08]
  • A deep dive into blood work and biomarkers. [48:55]
  • Insights into the spiritual side of health and wellness. [55:15]
  • Final takeaways that Andrés has for listeners. [1:05:00]

Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode:

Ben Greenfield

Ben Greenfield on Facebook

Ben Greenfield on Instagram

Ben Greenfield on Twitter

My Octopus Teacher

Post Session Podcast




Heads Up Health

DRYM Health

Maverick America

Evolve Freediving

Dead Tide Sportfishing

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Andrés Preschel

Andrés Preschel on Twitter

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