Ep. 9 | Sleep and Its Impact on Your Health

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Sleep is a vital tool at our disposal to improve health. Though under-appreciated and overlooked, we share some thoughts about sleep and how we can take our recovery a little more seriously and the positive impacts it can have on your health. By the end of the podcast, we hope you consider making some changes to your routine that will have a positive impact on your sleep and thus, your health. In summary: Please take sleep seriously - You will never get the results you're after without quality sleep. Links: - Sleep and effects on glucose sensitivity https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4370346/ - Lights Out" - Sleep sugar and survival. https://www.amazon.com/Lights-Out-Sleep-Sugar-Survival/dp/0671038680/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1522203539&sr=8-1&keywords=lights+out+sleep+sugar+and+survival - Buy a blood glucose monitor, please https://www.amazon.com/Best-Sellers-Health-Personal-Care-Blood-Glucose-Monitors/zgbs/hpc/3777171 - 1:30 How do we get competitive about our sleep? - 5:15 Tricks to getting off coffee - 9:00 Life without caffeine - 19:40 Sleep > Nutrition - 22:30 Alcohol = not good for sleep - 26:30 You can still drink and have a little coffee - 30:00 Give yourself some rules to follow

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