Science of Timing For Fitness, Fasting, Sleep, Brainpower, Jet Lag & More (Chronobiology) | Greg Potter
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The body has an elaborate system of internal clocks. Processes run at specific times. This is the science of circadian rhythm. In this episode, we explore top strategies to optimize your bioclocks for health and performance.

 

Key Takeaways

  • The body's master clock is slightly longer than 24 hours. Every day we must resynchronize the clocks
  • Light and meal timing are the two most important circadian cues
  • The stronger your daytime light exposure, the less nighttime light will influence your sleep

 

About Greg Potter

Greg Potter did his PhD on the intersection between sleep, circadian rhythms, nutrition, and metabolism. He helps a range of individuals improve their health, sleep, nutrition, and performance, from elite athletes to CEOs. Greg is also co-founder and Chief Science Officer of Resilient Nutrition, a nutrition and supplement company that makes performing better simple and delicious.  Highlights of Greg's career include coaching a sprinter to four gold medals at the European Championships; having his research featured in dozens of international news outlets, including the BBC, Reuters, and The Washington Post; working with the US Naval Special Warfare Command; helping to prepare two men to break the Atlantic rowing World Record; and being the sleep expert in a Channel 4 documentary on sleep and weight loss.

 

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Nick

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