223: Amy Bender – Sleep and its impact on Performance

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Dr Amy Bender specialises in sleep for athletes. In today’s episode we discuss the nuances of sleep for athletes such as do they need more sleep? What role should caffeine play? And we dig into some of her research into Chronotypes and The Athlete Sleep Screening Questionnaire. If you want to sleep better or help you clients do so, this is for you.

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Timestamps:

  • 00:00 Intro
  • 00:50 Amy talks about how she got into sleep research
  • 04:03 Strategies on how to get the most out of sleep
  • 05:28 How much do you need to sleep?
  • 10:29 Autoregulate sleep?
  • 13:29 Banking sleep
  • 21:11 Caffeine impact on sleep
  • 26:10 Dose of caffeine and timing
  • 28:35 Vicious cycle
  • 33:56 Sleep routine
  • 38:47 Fitness gadgets
  • 43:52 Athlete screen questionnaire
  • 48:13 Sleep behaviour study
  • 50:21 Chronotypes
  • 55:17 Biohacking

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