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    Tony Catanzaro Discusses His Experience With Sleep & Bodybuilding Success!

    By: David Robson

    My friend Tony Catanzaro regularly battles insomnia and was happy to share his experiences with me and offer his advice to those wanting to achieve a better night of sleep… Learn more.

    Date Added: Jun 19, 2008

  • Beat The Winter Blues: 4 Ways To Overcome Seasonal Affective Disorder

    By: Shannon Clark

    The 'season to be jolly' is definitely not happy for everybody. Those who have Seasonal Affective Disorder must endure, rather than enjoy, the winter months. Until now, that is.

    Date Added: Nov 19, 2012

  • 10 Tricks To Fall Asleep Faster

    By: Aaron McCloud

    Sleep gets sacrificed in the race to get everything done. Take your shuteye seriously and reap the benefits all day!

    Date Added: Aug 9, 2012

  • Sleep: The Unsung Hero Of Fat Loss!

    By: Shannon Clark

    If you're not seeing the fat loss results from your diet and workouts, think of sleeping! Find out how more quality sleep can help you succeed.

    Date Added: May 21, 2010

  • Top 10 Tips To Help You Sleep Better!

    By: Jesse Cannone

    Here are 10 tips you can use right away to improve your odds of getting to sleep faster and staying asleep longer. Learn more.

    Date Added: Jan 26, 2010

  • The Healing Power Of A Great Night's Sleep Can Help You!

    By: Steven Hefferon

    In my struggles with all kinds of pain over the years, I've come to understand first-hand the importance of restful sleep. In this article, I'd like to share with you what I've learned. Read on.

    Date Added: Nov 11, 2009

  • Sleep-Friendly Diet Maximizes Your Training Progress!

    By: Shannon Clark

    In order to maximize progress in the gym, you need to maximize your sleep. Eating the right food is a great way to do so. Here are types of foods and other tips you should know to create a sleep-friendly diet.

    Date Added: Oct 26, 2009

  • Getting Better Between The Sheets: Invaluable Sleep Guide Does The Trick!

    By: Dr. David Ryan

    The biggest athletes are the ones who recover the fastest. Learning to get the best night of sleep you can is the premiere thing that you can do to help you get fit faster. Missing sleep is worse than missing training. Learn more.

    Date Added: Sep 16, 2009

  • How Bodybuilding Can Help You Sleep Better!

    By: Marie Spano

    As an athlete you know how important rest is. But in today's society so many of us skimp on sleep so we can get more done during the day or we just stay up too late... Learn more.

    Date Added: Jul 22, 2009

  • Sleep 101: Importance, Effects & Steps To Maximize Its Anabolic Potential!

    By: Clayton South

    Training recovery is of the utmost importance and sleep is by far the most important training recovery factor. Learn more about what sleep is, why it’s important, tips on how to maximize the anabolic potential of sleep and more right here!

    Date Added: Dec 1, 2008

  • Sleep Yourself Slim: The Impact Of Sleep Loss On Hormones, Appetite, And Weight!

    By: Jean Jitomir

    With only 6 hours of sleep, I convince myself to close my eyes, and think about anything relaxing that is not sleep. After 7.7 hours of sleep, I am really ready to start my day. But why all the fuss about sleep? Learn more.

    Date Added: Apr 28, 2008

  • How Sleep Helps To Minimize The Negative Effects Of Aging!

    By: Shawn R. Zimmerman

    Sleep is total restoration and rejuvenation of the body and mind. Sleep is essential in preventing the aging process and maintaining optimum health. Learn how.

    Date Added: Apr 21, 2008

  • Build Greater Lean Mass With Sleep!

    By: Joseph Amici

    If you want to maximize gains, you must sleep at least 8 hours every night. Learn more from my experiment of sleep, which details quantity of sleep and training. Follow this to improve lean mass gain!

    Date Added: Apr 3, 2008

  • Critical Health: Late-Breaking Discoveries About Sleep!

    By: Critical Health

    As fitness enthusiasts, we all understand the importance of quality sleep. However, it has been reported that as much as 60% of the US population suffers from some sort of sleeplessness. The study tells us why.

    Date Added: Jan 16, 2008

  • Insomnia: How To Get A Great Night Of Sleep!

    By: J.P.

    Time flies at night when you're trying to recover for the next day when all of a sudden your alarm clock goes off. It's frustrating. Here are some suggestions that may help you feel great in the morning.

    Date Added: Nov 30, 2006

  • Getting Your Rhythm Down: Improving Your Sleep Habits!

    By: Dr. David Ryan

    The average healthy individual needs to live on a 25 hour cycle, but of course our planet is on a 24 hour cycle. Get some great tips right here for establishing better sleeping habits.

    Date Added: Feb 23, 2006

  • The Benefits Of A Good Night's Sleep!

    By: Jayson Kroner

    Getting the rest we need keeps our eyes bright and our energy levels high. Here I will share some tips and benefits regarding the importance of sleep. Learn more...

    Date Added: Jan 23, 2006

  • How Can Someone Improve Their Sleep For Maximum Results?

    By: Topic Of The Week

    How can someone improve their sleep for maximum results? Find out what other people from the message boards think...

    Date Added: Aug 5, 2005

  • Sleep For Success!

    By: Dean Goudie

    your muscles begin repairing themselves as soon as you stop battering them in the weight room but just how important is sleeping to muscle recovery. This article will discuss this issue with the basic weight lifters in mind.

    Date Added: Apr 25, 2005

  • Sleep: The Missing Component - Part 1.

    By: John Berardi

    If you're sick, you can't train. This article addresses cutting-edge nutrition and supplement strategies for staying healthy year-round. Read this article and stay healthy!

    Date Added: Dec 17, 2004

  • Sleep: The Missing Component - Part 2.

    By: John Berardi

    If you're sick, you can't train. This article addresses cutting-edge nutrition and supplement strategies for staying healthy year-round. Read this article and stay healthy!

    Date Added: Dec 17, 2004

  • Sleep: Myths And Facts!

    By: Mauro Di Pasquale

    Lots of people have strong views and misconceptions about sleep or lack of it. A lot of these are shaped by living in an essentially sleep deprived post-industrial society...

    Date Added: Apr 8, 2004

  • Bedtime Story: What Happens To Your Muscles Overnight!

    By: John Berardi

    In this article I'll discuss what really happens to your muscles overnight and what you can do to save your muscle mass (and your money) while you slumber.

    Date Added: Feb 27, 2004

  • Sleep: How Important Is It?

    By: David Galanis

    We see that that sleep can prevent health problems and working problems such as concentration and thinking ability, just to name a few. So remember to never underestimate how important a good nights rest is! Learn why!

    Date Added: Oct 28, 2003

  • All About Melatonin.

    By: Dr. Squat

    Learn what Melatonin is, why you should take it, the benefits of taking it and everything else you need to know about it!

    Date Added: Jun 23, 2003

  • The Factor Of Sleep In Training

    By: Hardgainer.com

    If you're a strength trainee, sleep may be amongst the key components that helps you to add the next 10 pounds to your bench, or 20 pounds to your squat. Incorporating healthy sleep into an overall fitness-oriented lifestyle will optimize your general health and help ensure your strength progression for many years to come.

    Date Added: Jun 16, 2003

  • Sleep Deprivation And Performance

    By: Softball Performance

    Sleep deprivation was recently found to interfere with glucose metabolism, which could impair endurance performance and recovery. Coaches have long believed and advocated getting adequate sleep for optimal athletic performance. Learn why!

    Date Added: Jun 5, 2003

  • Sleep, Rest And 24-Hour Nitrogen Retention!

    By: Planet Muscle

    Well, to help each of us find our own meaning of life (besides Monday night football), we use names and labels. We have names and labels for everything in bodybuilding.

    Date Added: Dec 23, 2002

  • Sleep & Muscle Growth

    By: Contributing Writer

    Sleep plays a role in protein synthesis, the release of GH and gives you the necessary energy needed for another day in the gym.

    Date Added: Mar 7, 2002

  • Overtraining and Recuperation

    By: Phano Paul Som

    I am going to address the idea of overtraining and recuperation because it is actually one of the major aspects of bodybuilding. It's simple, the harder you work your body, the more time it takes to recover and recuperate from training. Train SMART!

    Date Added: Aug 11, 2001

  • Recovery Process

    By: Bryan Locke

    I believe that the best bodybuilders are the ones who put the most effort into designing a recovery process which meets as many of the muscle growth elements as possible. The basic idea of having a good recovery process is to kick start the muscle atrophy stage. Recovery like a bad-ass!

    Date Added: Jul 10, 2001

  • The Importance of Sleep!

    By: Nathan Underhill

    To get big, all you have to do is eat right and train heavy, right? Not exactly. One important yet often overlooked factor is sleep. When you train you're literally destroying microscopic bits of muscle. These "micro-tears" require time to repair, to grow thicker and stronger in response to the added stress. Think of sleep as protection against muscle wasting.

    Date Added: Mar 18, 2001

  • Sleeping Tips

    By: Danial Samar

    Nothing is more frustrating than not being able to sleep at night. Tossing and turning in your bed. Thinking about everything you did in the last week. Sleeping is the most important part of training. During sleep your body rebuilds. Without enough sleep you will not be growing as much as you would with enough sleep. Get the shut-eye you need.

    Date Added: Mar 7, 2001

  • Why Can't I Sleep?

    By: Anthony Church

    Sleeping, it seems easy enough right? Well maybe for you. Studies show (2001 National Sleep Foundation) that 63% of us don't get the recommended eight hours of sleep needed for good health, recovery, and optimum performance. Why?

    Date Added: Feb 22, 2001

  • Getting A Quality Night's Sleep

    By: Phano Som

    Rest is one of the most important principles of exercise and often the most overlooked. Bodybuilders often look to change the amount of weight they lift or number of reps they perform during their workouts. What many of them don't realize is that the muscle adaptation, or growth, they're looking for is actually occurring during this crucial recovery process following their workout. Learn more!

    Date Added: Feb 17, 2001

  • Keys to Proper Recovery

    By: Big Red

    Ok, so as most of you all know, the only time your muscles grow is when you're out of the gym, right? You're damn right. Learn how important post-workout recovery is and what you can do to improve it.

    Date Added: Jan 22, 2001

  • How Natural Are You?

    By: Big Cat

    Being natural does not just translate in staying out of illegality, it means you have to apply a natural touch in nutrition, supplementation and even training. Oh, and sleep of course. The body is designed for survival against many elements. These are elements that have been natural threats for ages and evolution has supplied us with the necessary changes to survive and even overcome them.

    Date Added: Jan 8, 2001

  • Melatonin

    By: Bodybuilding.com

    Melatonin may play an essential role in sleeping, disorders, depression, and immune system deficiencies. As light inhibits its production, and darkness stimulates it, melatonin regulates the body's internal clock. See what research says about it.

    Date Added: Aug 22, 2000

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