Episode 14 - Sleep, The World's Best Performance Enhancing Drug

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Episode Summary

In this episode of The GS Nation Podcast, Cary and Dave discuss the number one performance enhancing drug out there… SLEEP! We talk about the different stages of sleep and the benefits that a good night's sleep has both on your physical body, your performance, your cognition, etc. We also discuss circadian rhythm and how to be more in sync with nature!

Finally, did you know that proper sleep can prevent injury as well? If you’re enjoying the podcast, share it with your friends and drop us a rating & review!

Time Stamped Shownotes

  • 2:00 - Lebron James sleeps 10+ hours per night

  • 5:05 - How badly alcohol affects sleep.

  • 7:10 - What happens when you sleep?

  • 10:09 - How long should you be napping?

  • 16:12 - WHy you should wait a couple of hours before having your a.m. coffee


  • 22:00 - #1 way to get more sleep!!


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