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01-03-2011, 03:19 PM
Does anybody else have trouble sleeping after two training sessions a day?
I feel tired during the day but as soon as i get into bed it takes me roughly a hour to get asleep. I also have trouble sleeping on an empty stomach.
Any supps to help with this?
Advice is appreciated
Get up earlier in the morning! :P
Seriously though, if I start having trouble sleeping, it's often an early sign that I'm overtraining.
Things that help for me (aside from reducing training volume)
- Avoiding caffeine after lunch time
- warm down and stretch well after the last training session
- warm shower
If I'm not getting enough sleep at night, I'll try to nap during the day. Even 20 minutes or so helps. Seems counterintuitive, but a short sleep during the day sometimes seems to help me sleep better at night. Not sure why that would be, or whether it's just me though.
01-03-2011, 11:43 PM
Thanks for the info Rosi (and congrats)
You know any info on the empty stomach problem? Im thinking of getting some casein protein and down a shake before I go to bed, hope this will help.
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