THE SCIENCE BEHIND SLEEP AND RECOVERY [EPISODE 1]

podcast interview with Dr. Allison Brager, a U.S. Army Neuroscientist and crossfit athlete. In this first discussion, Dr. Brager explains why sleep is really important from a scientific perspective that is easy to understand, and the 'why's' of sleep habits as well as effects of sleeping-no go pills. 

The podcast details 

- non-rem sleep - physical restoration, only occurs during non-rem sleep

- rem-sleep - cognitive-mental restoration

- sleep as an anabolic process

- role and importance of consistent sleep habits