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Resources for Twitterchat 106 – Recovery : Improving Monophasic and Biphasic Sleep
Written By : Adam Stoffa

This is a post by the astonishingly creative Adam Stoffa (@SEEAdamTrain) and Straight to the Bar‘s own Scott Andrew Bird (@scottbird). Resources for Twitterchat 106 – Recovery : Improving Monophasic and Biphasic Sleep.
Sleep is essential for maximizing recovery and improving performance. Scott switched over to biphasic sleep way back in September 2006, whereas Adam has been working hard to maximize the benefits of a single good night’s rest. Although their approaches are different, both have found improvements to sleep to be extremely rewarding.
In this week’s twitterchat we’ll compare and contrast these two forms of recovery work. The benefits of each approach, how to do it and what impact it has (a very positive one) on your training. Really looking forward to it.
NB : if you’d like to join us, the details of how (and of ‘what this is‘) are here :
Twitterchat 106 – Recovery : Improving Monophasic and Biphasic Sleep

Before the discussion itself, a few resources we’ve found that may be useful. These are all articles, studies and people that Adam and I have explored (and found incredibly valuable) over the years. Dive in.

Monophasic Sleep (one part, the typical ‘8 hours‘)

These posts from my blog chronicle Adam’s experiments, observations, etc. related to improving a night’s rest (monophasic sleep).

Biphasic Sleep (two parts)



Videos (Presentations, Documentaries, Vlogs)

Biphasic Sleepers

Want to find out more? Talk to the people who’ve actually done it :

Incidentally, if you’d like to add anything to the list, join us for the twitterchat. And yes, it’s free.

Over to you. Drop us a line on Twitter ( @scottbird ), or add a comment below.



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Written By Adam Stoffa
Adam Stoffa is a lover of Italian food, German beer and an exceedingly healthy lifestyle inbetween. Find out more about his fascinating blend of fitness and food over at Strength Exercise Eat. You can also catch up with him on Twitter and Facebook. As well as Twitterchat 106 - Recovery : Improving Monophasic and Biphasic Sleep. Great conversation.
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