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Biphasic Sleep : Day 9
Written By : Scott Bird
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Biphasic sleep : Day 9Following last night’s abbreviated nap, I decided to increase the length of the main sleep session. I was unsure of whether to set the alarm for 6 hours or simply let me body tell me when it had had enough – which is what I elected to do. In the end I awoke naturally some 5 hours 56 minutes later. The alarm would’ve been safe.
Following nap
That was a heavy one – certainly a case of ‘what’s making that noise?‘ when the alarm went off. This afternoon’s rack pulls probably helped a lot in that.
Speaking of the workout, I’ll try the 3/4.5 thing beginning tonight (3 hours by default, 4.5 hours on workout nights) with a definite 4.5. I suspect this will aid recovery (as far as I can tell there’s been no change so far) and probably help stop the inadvertent oversleeping.

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Cheers.

 

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