Ahh, sleep. Y'all catch up on the weekends, right? RCF is hosting a Coaches Prep Course this weekend and since I'm taking part in it, this will serve as our "weekend" post. Here's your weekend reading!
On a whim, he deprived subjects of artificial light for up to 14 hours a day in hopes of re-creating the lighting conditions common to early humans. Without lightbulbs, televisions, or street lamps, the subjects in his study initially did little more at night than sleep. They spent the first few weeks of the experiment like kids in a candy store, making up for all of the lost sleep that had accumulated from staying out late at night or showing up at work early in the morning. After a few weeks, the subjects were better rested than perhaps at any other time in their lives.