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Podcast: The Sleep Staircase

This week we’re discussing the sleep staircase. Topics Discussed in This Episode: Why we sleep. The amount of sleep most people need to function properly. How a larger emotional load can negatively affect your sleep quality. Why you need to create a strong evening routine. Why temperature matters when trying …

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Podcast: Why We Sleep

Why do people sleep? What do we get from it? Leanne shares her thoughts on this very important activity that we can’t live without. Topics Discussed in this Episode: The sleep cycle How sleep keeps the brain healthy The role of sleep in appetite regulation Key Takeaways: One sleep cycle …

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Podcast: Sleep for Resilience and Immunity

Why should you look to get sleep? How does sleep benefit you in terms of resilience and immunity? Leanne goes through 5 reasons why Sleep is vital for resilience and immunity. Topics Discussed in this Episode: Why sleep should be your first line of defence Key Takeaways: At any point …

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What to do if working out late is your only option But you Still Want Good Sleep

What should you do if you have no choice but to exercise in the evening? Leanne shares her tips on what to do if working out late is your only option. Topics Discussed in this Episode: The best time to exercise What to do if working out late is your …

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Getting Quality Sleep

I want to talk this week about sleep, but a slightly underappreciated aspect of good quality sleep. We’ve talked a lot in the past about having a sleep staircase, which essentially is a sleep preparation schedule. It’s a series of steps that take you from sympathetic to parasympathetic dominance to …

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The Power of Positive Sleep with Author and Sleep Expert Giles Watkins

Are you having sleep issues? Giles Watkins shares insights from his book Positive Sleep and talks about what triggered his own sleep issues and how he overcame them to become the sleep expert he is today. Visit https://www.bodyshotperformance.com/topic/podcasts/ for the complete show notes of every podcast episode. Topics Discussed in this Episode: …

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How to Optimise Your Sleep, Activity and Recovery Data Using the Oura Ring

How can wearable tech help us in our journey towards health, fitness, and wellbeing? In this episode, I talk about my favourite piece of wearable tech called the Oura Ring and how we can optimise the data it provides to achieve our goals. Visit  https://www.bodyshotperformance.com/topic/podcasts/  for the complete show notes …

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