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Thread: Sleep 9 hours a night to lose weight

  1. #11
    Join Date
    Oct 2010
    Washington state
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    What if you naturally have good energy and mental clarity at more like 11 or 12 hours of sleep? I easily can sleep twelve hours every night, and have no negative effects to report. Even before I was working night shift I could do a 12 hour nap every night.
    Steak, eggs, potatoes - fruits, nuts, berries and forage. Coconut milk and potent herbs and spices. Tea instead of coffee now and teeny amounts of kelp daily. Let's see how this does! Not really had dairy much, and gut seems better for it.

  2. #12
    Join Date
    May 2012
    Check out the Hibernation Diet,
    which believes that honey is the most ideal food that can provide a fuelling mechanism for the liver at night.
    A daily spoonful or two of honey taken prior to bedtime can help us sleep better and lose weight at the same time.
    Last edited by hilton573; 06-02-2012 at 03:33 AM.

  3. #13
    Join Date
    May 2012
    7-8 hours seems to be my sweet spot. More than that (unless I'm sick) and I'll start to feel groggy when I wake up, instead of refreshed.

    Though I remember reading an interview with Penelope Cruz a while back and she attributed her success at maintain her weight and youthfulness to getting up 12 hours of sleep per day (I'm guess that's night time plus a nap or two) . . . .
    Healthy Bucket List:
    • Summit all of Colorado's 14-ers
    • Hike the Appalachian Trail
    • Do a real pull-up
    • Run a 5k
    • Be "Hot For Training Camp"

    Check out my journey at Outdoor Amy's Blog.

  4. #14
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    Apr 2012
    Alberta, Canada
    I haven't slept more than 8 hours since starting Primal. I don't know what the deal is, I just can't - even after some nights when I don't sleep much (I do call shifts for work), I can't seem to make up any sleep - maybe an extra hour at the most, and then I'm up.

  5. #15
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    May 2012
    SF Bay Area
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    Quote Originally Posted by fiercehunter View Post
    Great book. Read it several times. It's a hard read but very informative and loaded with Primal facts. The
    "pitch-black" room sleep she recommends really works. Love TS Wiley.
    "After all we did for Britain, selling all that corduroy and making it swing, and all we got was a bit of tin on a piece of leather, an MBE." --George Harrison

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