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Change Your Body Position To Get Better Sleep – Dr. Peter Martone with Dave Asprey : 819

Change Your Body Position To Get Better Sleep – Dr. Peter Martone with Dave Asprey : 819

FromBulletproof Radio


Change Your Body Position To Get Better Sleep – Dr. Peter Martone with Dave Asprey : 819

FromBulletproof Radio

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Length:
64 minutes
Released:
May 4, 2021
Format:
Podcast Episode

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This episode of Bulletproof Radio kicks of Better Sleep Month. Sleep hacking is core to what I do, so I wanted to invite someone on who’s dedicated to that practice. I’m talking with Dr. Peter Martone who is a chiropractor, exercise physiologist and inventor of the Neck Nest, a pillow specifically designed to improve your sleeping postures.Here's a challenge: try watching a two-hour movie in the position you normally sleep in. Peter bets you won’t last more than 30 minutes without needing to move. You spend eight hours a night (ideally) sleeping, and a third of your life in total, so the way you orient your body during sleep is incredibly important. What position should we try to move to? Our backs! As Peter says, we were designed to sleep in a position that distributes our weight over the greatest surface area. When you sleep on your side, you lose the cervical curve in your spine and overtime develop scoliosis in your lower back. “It’s no coincidence that your sleep center and your pain center are right next door to each other,” Peter says. You can't stay in an uncomfortable position during sleep, because your body will toss out of it. “Sleeping on your back, if you can do it without your back hurting, without snoring like a machine, that's ideal.”I had always felt pain every time I slept on my back, but ever since I started using this pillow, I’m a back sleeper. This pillow, once broken in, uses traction to support and restore your spine to that cervical curve. You only need to use it two to three hours a night to restore that curve.“Being on a computer all day, texting all day, our spines are getting destroyed,” Peter says. “Our sleep scores are getting destroyed because we're tossing and turning all night long. You can fix your spine while you sleep, get 30% better sleep scores by just changing your position, and you can virtually eliminate neck and back pain by doing it while you sleep. It's crazy to me that we're a side sleeping culture, and I am trying to do my part to create the happiest, healthiest, most well-rested people on earth by teaching them how to sleep in a different position.”The conversation also goes into heart rate variability, vagus nerve stimulation, deep sleep, energy spikes, circadian rhythms and other tips for getting great sleep. Enjoy! And get more resources at Dave.Asprey/podcasts.Got a comment, idea or question for the podcast? Submit via this form.SPECIAL OFFER FOR BULLETPROOF RADIO LISTENERSVisit https://necknest.com/DAVE; use code DAVE for a special discount WE APPRECIATE OUR PARTNERS. CHECK THEM OUT!Light Therapy: https://joovv.com/dave, use code DAVEMouth Probiotics: https://blisprobiotic.com; hit the “Buy on Amazon” button and use code DAVE2021 to save 10%Brain Power: https://www.cognibiotics.com/dave, use code DAVE10VIRTUAL BIOHACKING CONFERENCE MAY 8, 2021Recharge Your Cells & Upgrade Your Life at this one-day event! Register at https://www.biohackingconference.comDAVE ASPREY BOX This quarterly subscription box gives you access to biohacking resources that can support you in achieving your health goals and unlocking your potential. Go to https://daveaspreybox.com/; NEW subscribers use code VBC21 to get $10 off.The Limited Edition Dave Asprey Upgraded Box is worth more than three times its price! Got to https://upgrade.biohackingconference.com to purchase and use code BOXPLUS to get a free ticket to the Virtual Biohacking Conference.  UPGRADE YOURSELF EVEN MORELearn directly from Dave Asprey in his new membership group https://ourupgradecollective.com
Released:
May 4, 2021
Format:
Podcast Episode