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September 07, 2010

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4 Cycles
Rest 1 Minute Between Cycles
AMRAP 5 Minutes

10 Overhead Squats
10 Pull Ups
Run 200 Meters

“A good laugh and a long sleep are the best cures in the doctor’s book.” ~Irish Proverb

A full night of sleep will enhance your memory performance and creative problem solving skills the next day, not to mention make you a better person to be around by helping you see the positive in your interactions. Oh, but there’s more of course. A good night’s sleep will further boost your athletic performance, including speed, accuracy, mood and overall energy.

Then there’s your immune system. Hate getting sick? How about cutting your risk for the common cold and other basic illnesses? Your immune system is, in fact, most active during sleep. (So, that’s why the flu leaves you in a coma-like state…) To boot, adequate sleep makes you more resilient to daily stress, which supports your immune functioning that much more.

Finally, there’s the big picture. Solid, consistent sleep over the long-term has been linked to self-reported “successful” aging.
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  1. Jane Reply

    It’s funny, I used to love McDonalds, now just the sight of it makes my stomach churn.

  2. Tom B in Luxembourg Reply

    Day 137 looks more like a real burger …

  3. Dana Reply

    100 Day Burpee Challenge is Over!

    I did 100 burpee’s in 8:12 time. A few of the crossfitters are now going to do the burpee challenge backwards starting with 99 burpee’s tomorrow. I need to sleep on that one! Mike you only have 30 days left! You can do it.

  4. Tom B in Luxembourg Reply

    congrats Dana!

    Might have to give that a go – no matter how many we do burpees always kill me when they show up in a WOD.

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