Author Ben Greenfield
Ben Greenfield is a health consultant, speaker, and New York Times bestselling author of 17 books, including the widely popular titles Beyond Training, Boundless, Fit Soul, Spiritual Disciplines Journal, the Boundless Cookbook and Endure. A former collegiate tennis, water polo and volleyball player, bodybuilder, 13-time Ironman triathlete and professional obstacle course racer, Ben has been voted by the NSCA as America’s top Personal Trainer and by Greatist as one of the top 100 Most Influential People In Health And Fitness.
A frequent contributor to health and wellness publications and websites and a highly sought-after speaker, Ben’s understanding of functional exercise, nutrition, and the delicate balance between performance and health has helped thousands of people around the world achieve their goals and improve their quality of life–from high-level CEOs to soccer moms to professional athletes and beyond. Ben also seeks to teach and inspire people to fully experience and joyfully savor all of God’s creation while optimizing their physical health.
Ben is an advisor, investor, and board member of multiple corporations in the health and fitness industry, and is also the co-founder of KION, a nutritional supplements company that combines time-honored superfoods with modern science to allow human beings to achieve peak performance, defy aging, and live an adventurous, fulfilling, joyful and limitless life.
Via online, phone, e-mail and in-person consulting, Ben coaches and trains individuals all over the world for health, longevity, and performance. He also works with individuals, corporations, and teams for body and brain performance enhancement, and specializes in performance, fat loss, digestion, brain, sleep, hormone, anti-aging, parenting, relationships, spiritual fitness, smart drugs, nootropics, and overall wellness for achieving an optimized life.
Ben hosts the highly popular fitness, nutrition, and wellness website BenGreenfieldLife.com, a site with over a million monthly visitors, featuring articles, podcasts, and product reviews from Ben. In addition to multiple daytime and reality TV show competitions, Ben has also appeared in and been a contributor to Forbes, Men’s Health, Huffington Post, Fox News, Triathlete magazine, LAVA magazine, Endurance Planet, and has been featured in WebMD, Prevention magazine, Shape magazine, Men’s Health, Men’s Fitness, Women’s Running magazine, Inside Triathlon, NBC, Fox, Entheos Academy, CreativeLIVE, MindBodyGreen, Udemy, Veria Live TV, CBS Sports, MindValley University, Outside Magazine, and beyond.
As a public speaker on longevity, anti-aging, biohacking, fitness, nutrition, cognition, positive psychology, motivation and spirituality, Ben has hosted several top ranked fitness and health podcasts in iTunes, including the Ben Greenfield Life show, Endurance Planet, Get-Fit Guy, and Obstacle Dominator. Ben speaks around the world and in addition to presenting multi-day conferences in global hotspots such as Sweden, Finland, Dubai, London, and Thailand, he has been a keynote lecturer at private financial and corporate events, the Hawaii Ironman World Championships Medical Conference, Biohacker’s Summits, PaleoFX, MindValley, American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine, Academy of Regenerative Practices, CalJam, FitCon, Tedx, The Ancestral Health Symposium, Runga, CASI and numerous other private health retreats.
Ben Greenfield’s mission is to serve those who, like himself, desire to live life to the fullest, experience deep meaning, purpose, happiness, fulfillment, and connection, explore and enjoy every nook and cranny of God’s great creation, and discover how to achieve full optimization of mind, body, and spirit with boundless energy.
Ben resides in Spokane, Washington with his wife, Jessa, and twin boys, River and Terran, where he enjoys swinging kettlebells, fiction, guitar, ukulele, spearfishing, bowhunting, plant foraging, cooking and savoring all of God’s creation.
- Bachelor’s and master’s degrees from University of Idaho in sports science and exercise physiology
- Personal training and strength and conditioning certifications from the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA)
- Sports nutrition certification from the International Society of Sports Nutrition (ISSN)
- Advanced bicycle fitting certification from Serotta
- Spartan SGX coaching certification
- Over 20 years experience in coaching professional, collegiate, and recreational athletes from all sports