JackedCast - EP011 - The Sleep Cycle

JackedCast Show Notes

Episode #: 11

Date: 03/28/16

Hosts: Clay Russell, Mike Florio & Darren Mota


The Panel Weighs In

  • Clay:     

    • Goal:     190.0lbs.

    • Status: 239.8lbs.

    • Change: +0.8lbs

  • Mike:     

    • Goal:     220lbs.

    • Status: 220lbs. 11.5% BF

    • Change: Gained 2lbs

  • Darren:     

    • Goal: 175lbs.    

    • Status: 187lbs.

    • Change: -3.0lbs.


Feedback & Follow Up

  • @dannytammaro tweets us with his weigh in at 3 pounds lost with 10 to go.


The Big Discussion

  • Sleep

    • A study on sleep: Getting Six Hours of Sleep Can Be Just as Bad as Not Sleeping at All

    • How much do you really need?

    • How to get to sleep easier?

    • What happens to your health when you don’t get the sleep you need?

    • So you want to meet your fitness goals at all costs, where does sleep fit in the order of priority?

    • Are naps healthy?

    • How long should naps be to be truly effective?

    • Is it better to workout before or after sleep?


The Struggle: (obstacles to overcome in the month ahead)

  • Clay: I have no routine: work, life, etc: need balance

  • Mike: Reducing Calories and maintaining muscle

  • Darren: Recovering from yet another injury


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The Situation Room: (Mike answers the internet’s questions)

  • What is the effect of a low-carbohydrate diet on your gym performance?

  • What are the pros and cons of raw egg consumption? (You know, Rocky style?)


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