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EP 578: Sleep is Training

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One of our favorite topics at TRN is sleep. Sleep is the time our bodies adapt to the training stimulus.  Alexey Guzey, a researcher, writer and co-founder and executive director of New Science joins us to shed more light on this important part of our training.  We cover many topics like:

What are the myths of sleep?
Why do we sleep?
Is it OK to feel sleepy?
Should we get as much sleep as our body wants?
Can we over sleep?
Can we bank sleep?
Can we catch up on sleep?
Depression and sleep

Check out this past episode about Matthew Walker’s book, “Why We Sleep

Take a look at a couple of Alexey’s articles on sleep:

Thesis on Sleep
Alexey’s take on Matthew Walker’s book, “Why We Sleep”

You can learn more about Alexey at Guzey.com, follow him on twitter or learn more about New Science

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