Gymchat 279 - The Power & Importance of SLEEP (Adam Farrah)

How'd you sleep last night?


What's your sleep like currently? More to the point, what should it be like?

This week we're taking a close look at this wonderful area, whether your goal is muscular recovery, a mental reset or simply to perform better throughout the day.

Joining us is Kettlebell and CrossFit Coach Adam Farrah, and Personal Trainer (and Strength Athlete) Josh Hewett. Fantastic.


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Details -

Who : Kettlebell and CrossFit Coach Adam Farrah, and Personal Trainer (and Strength Athlete) Josh Hewett, and You
Topic : The Power & Importance of SLEEP
When : Monday Mar 30, 8:00pm EDT (the Event page shows what time that is in your local timezone).
How : Watch the live stream, join the hangout (just add Top Form Fitness to one of your circles, and Josh'll send out the URL when the Hangout starts), or jump in the Q&A on the Event page itself. We'll also post the full video shortly after the Gymchat.
Previously : We've been fortunate enough to have Adam on previous episodes of the show. Check out Gymchat 221 - The Paleo Approach to Nutrition, and Gymchat 255 - The Pillars of Paleo. And of course, you can watch any of the previous Gymchats whenever you like - there's a full list here.


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Coming Up : We've got several fantastic discussions coming up shortly - with Powerlifter Bill Piche, Strength & Conditioning Coach Matt Palfrey and many, many others. Of course, we're always scheduling more; if you'd like to suggest either a topic or a person that should definitely be on the show, drop us a line. Cheers.

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