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    Optimal hours sleep per night?

    How many hours of sleep do i need per night. How many after a w/o day and how many after resting/cardio day? I often get only 7.

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    age plays a role in sleeping, but if you are a serious about body building you should probobly have 9-10 hours of sleep a night, and if you can probobly a little nap during the day but thats optional...

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    My one and only problem is not getting enough sleep. I force myself to get into bed earlier than I used to nowadays, and even though I am still not getting the necessary sleep, I still feel more energized when I hit the gym.
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    yup sleep is the most common thing people missunderstand, its can "grow" wonders...

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    sleep is overrated. I know tons of people myself included that get along fine with 5-6 hours a night. I haven't sleep more than 8 hours straight in 15 years...

    it is the quality of the sleep that you get not the duration...
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    Quote Originally Posted by LAM
    sleep is overrated. I know tons of people myself included that get along fine with 5-6 hours a night. I haven't sleep more than 8 hours straight in 15 years...

    it is the quality of the sleep that you get not the duration...
    Yup. I get 6-7 hours.. anymore, and I feel groggy and lazy the rest of the day.
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    I agree. There is a woman on record sleeping one hour a night only, in England.

    I however need more, it takes me a longer time to fall asleep too, so my quality is somewhat low. I have survived off 5 in a row before for extended periods when I was truly HAPPY with my life many years ago

    I would prefer to have 8 hours in bed, the national average is about 7 for day workers and 4.5 for night.

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    I like 8-9 if I have a day of no work and no school, but I usually shoot for 7 when I have one or the other. Maybe once a week I'll only get 6 hours.
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    I do nightshifts sometimes and get 3-4 on those days. It definately ain't enough. By the end of the week I have no energy. I'm lucky to ever get > 8 even when working normal hours.
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    My body almost feels like it is tingling the morning after a heavy lifting day, like i have brand new muscle or something. I love the feeling. I even get the feeling after a two hour nap after lifting.

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    4-5 hours per nite for me iv neva slept much since i was a kid

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    its usually 7-8 for me, however 8-9 is optimum... any less and i feel tired, any more and i'm still half asleep (drowsy) the whole day

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    usually i get about 8 hours. However, i just wake up whenever my brain wakes me up. I sleep for 10 hours somrtimes.
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    Quote Originally Posted by QuestionGuy
    age plays a role in sleeping, but if you are a serious about body building you should probobly have 9-10 hours of sleep a night, and if you can probobly a little nap during the day but thats optional...
    I agree.

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    When I was on M1T I was sleeping 10-11 hours and still waking up tired. Now I usually get 7-8 and I'm good.
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