So… do you even SQUAT!?

Sitting vs Squatting Assume the position? Or do you step up and use your head logically in a process of simple elimination to easily dispel the best output….? You may think it odd I’m comparing those two positions if you immediately assumed this was a post about a standard workout that you might put your …

Polyphasic Sleep, Week 2 (ok, ok… 2 hours sleep isn’t enough, but 2:40…)

As of Week 2 Ggggrrrrr…. how dare I be tired after a full 3 hours of sleep! The past few nights have not been any easier than the previous few. My attempt at 6 x 20 min naps per 24 hour period is looking more like this: 4am nap 20 mins (yay) 8am nap 20 mins …

Polyphasic Sleep, Day 7 (nodding off, minor injuries and schedule disruptions)

…Head bobbing up-and-down as my consciousness slips into sleep and scramble back into as much wakefulness as I could muster… …very hard work between 4am and 8am fighting to stay awake… Changing activity helps: light exercise, electronic music, pacing the room, focusing on reading. Today, my overall feeling is like I’ve slept late for a couple …

Polyphasic Sleep, Day 6 (dream-scape, sleep crashes and photo of my eyes)

Feeling goooood. It’s quite surprising how good I feel given the lack of sleep these past days. Today I shifted from naps every 2 hours to every 4 hours, starting at 6am, so I napped next at 10am, then 2pm, 6pm, 10pm and just now at 2am. I’m groggy. But surprisingly good. Dreamy The most …

Polyphasic Sleep – Day 2

It’s approaching 2pm on Day 2. I haven’t slept since yesterday when I awoke at 7am. That’s 31 hours awake time. Experience: So far just intermittently drowsy, noticeable pressure in my head typical of being overly tired, a bit achey around my body (perhaps from sitting around too long last night). Approach: To stay awake I mixed …

Polyphasic Sleep – Day 1

Why do you want to sleep only 2 hours per day Gav? Isn’t it bad for your health? …surely it’s bad for your health! So came the questions and comments. After reading various sites and blogs on polyphasic sleep cycles (like how the Spanish sleep 5 hours at night and take an afternoon siesta) I’m …