153: Greg Potter - The Science of Sleep


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Greg Potter has a PhD focused on sleep, diet, and metabolism. He also holds an MSc Exercise Physiology and works at HumanOS with our previous guest Dan Pardi. Furthermore, his work has been featured by the BBC World Service, TIME magazine, Reuters, and more. He is also a qualified personal trainer and sports massage therapist, having worked as a sprints coach at Loughborough, coaching an athlete to four gold medals at the European Championships in his category. He also previously worked in the sports medicine department at the RFU. In today’s episode, we get deep into the importance of sleep and how you might optimise your day to get the best sleep possible. Use code: revivestronger for 1 month of pro at HumanOS https://www.humanos.me/ Timestamps: 01:59 Why is sleep so important 07:53 Sleep deprivation and its impact on blood glucose regulation & research on getting back sleep 11:21 What is defined as "Sufficient sleep" 22:39 What does count? Number of hours of sleep or numbers in bed? 26:51 How do you know when to get up without an alarm? 31:49 Lights as a tool for people to get blue light substitution 34:21 Priority of sleep hygiene 53:46 ZMA's effect on sleep 57:45 Efficacy of lavender spray and chamomile https://www.humanos.me/ https://www.instagram.com/gdmpotter/ https://twitter.com/gdmpotter Thanks, please comment, like and subscribe! COACHING: https://revivestronger.com/online-coaching/ WEBSITE: https://www.revivestronger.com FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/revivestronger INSTAGRAM: http://www.instagram.com/revivestronger NEWSLETTER: https://bit.ly/2rRONG5 YOUTUBE: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pz9rtJ0AGwM __ If you want to support us via a donation, that's highly appreciated! Patreon • https://www.patreon.com/revivestronger Don't like Patreon, go to Paypal! • https://bit.ly/2XZloJ4 __ Stay up to date with the latest research and educate yourself! MASS (Research Review): • https://goo.gl/c7FSJD RP+ Membership: • https://ob262.isrefer.com/go/plus/Steve90/ JPS Mentorship • https://jpseducation.mykajabi.com/a/13324/esJ8AZwy __ Books we recommend! Muscle & Strength Pyramids • https://goo.gl/S8s6tG RP Books • http://bit.ly/2vREaH0 RP + Members site • https://ob262.isrefer.com/go/plus/Steve90/ For more • http://revivestronger.com/library/ __ Recommended supplements: Denovo Nutrition (use code STEVE) • https://denovosupps.com?aff=6 __ When you're interested in online coaching, please go visit our website and follow the application form: https://www.revivestronger.com/online-coaching/

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