Learn About Your Zzz's

  • Sleep like an Olympic Champion

    For high-performance athletes, getting sufficient and good quality sleep are imperative for good regulation of all systems in the body. When we’re sleep-deprived, our mental and physical well-being suffers and can have serious effects on maintaining our motivation. 

    Here are 4 Sleep Tips from the pros that made a difference for their performance:

  • The Best Sleep Aid for Athletes

    Most of the existing sleep aids on the market are only focused on one thing: helping to knock you out.

    Athletes need way more than that. You need nutrients that help support great quality sleep and that contribute to how efficiently your body recovers from your workouts. 

  • Does L-Tryptophan Make You Sleepy?

    Not only relevant at Thanksgiving! Tryptophan is a building block for serotonin and melatonin, helps reduce sleep disruptions and supports healthy sleep cycles. 
  • Does Magnesium Help with Sleep?

    Magnesium is a calming mineral that helps regulate the nervous system, relax muscles, and promote normal levels of melatonin. Dig a bit deeper with Dr. J to understand how it promotes quality sleep & recovery.
  • L-Theanine: Get More Zen

    L-theanine is an amino acid from green tea that helps achieve zen-like states in the brain. Dig a bit deeper with Dr. J to understand how it promotes quality sleep & dreaming.
  • GABA: The Key To Calm

    There's some controversy among sleep nerds on whether GABA supplementation makes sense. We set the record straight in this post.
  • 4 Reasons Why CrossFitters Need More Sleep

    The recent rise in popularity of wearable sleep tracking technology has shed light on something that we’ve always kind of known but have had a lot of trouble quantifying:
    Most CrossFit athletes aren’t sleeping or recovering hard enough to keep up with an intense training program.