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The Run Smarter Podcast

Mar 19, 2020

Dr Amy Bender is a sleep scientist on a mission to promote sleep for well-being & better performance. She is the perfect guest to have on the podcast to discuss it's importance for your running performance, recovery and efficiency. 

We discuss:

  • Link between sleep and running injuries
  • What you need to know about the different sleep stages
  • Signs & symptoms of poor sleep habits
  • Importance of both sleep quality and quantity 
  • Common sleeping disorders for runners
  • Can I sleep too much?
  • Practical tips for sleep hygiene
  • Right sleep position and pillow

Here are the links for:

Amy's twitter account

Amy's insta account

Here is a link for the sleep questionnaire:

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