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Old 01-25-2006, 09:37 PM   #1
Frank Menendez
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How many hours do you guys typically get?

Me, i'm anywhere from 6 1/2 to 7... and it's killing me. :sad:
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Old 01-25-2006, 09:55 PM   #2
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Yeah, it looks like I'm going to be getting a crappy 6 hours this semester with college. :-( I like to have 8-10 hours. It feels much better when I wake up if I have that amount of sleep.
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Old 01-25-2006, 10:54 PM   #3
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I get between 6 and 8 hours of sleep, if I sleep more than 8, I feel like crap.
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Old 01-25-2006, 11:29 PM   #4
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With my current schedule, Sundays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays I get 5-6 hours. The rest of the week I get 8-10.
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Old 01-26-2006, 07:43 AM   #5
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I get 6.5 to 8 hours during the week, up to 10 on the weekend.

I turn off the TV at 8:30 and read until I fall asleep around 9:30. I set my alarm for 6 AM during the week, but it never goes off before I wake up, so I feel like I'm getting enough sleep.

Odd that I can sleep longer on the weekends, even though I wake up on my own during the week. I guess the underlying stress of having to get up and get ready for work wakes me up that little bit earlier during the week.
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Old 01-26-2006, 12:07 PM   #6
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I get about 7 a night. I have a futon in my office and i used to nap for about 45 minutes a day at work but haven't been able to for the past year. I really miss that nap. I feel a dramatic difference in recovering from training. I'm also a better coach for my teams from 3-7 when I've gotten some sleep mid day.
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Old 01-26-2006, 12:44 PM   #7
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Old 01-26-2006, 03:07 PM   #8
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5 - 7 recently.

Not enough, for sure. I can do 7 hours / night for a long time without noticing much of a problem. Six hours I can do for a week or two before feeling it. Five hours / night starts to hurt after a week.
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Old 01-26-2006, 03:56 PM   #9
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Due to my current state of living (very bizarre), my sleep is broken...usually 3-4 hours during the night and another 1-2 in the late morning after chores and before work. Definitely not good....The WODs seem more painful, my recovery not complete, I got ill early January 2006 (haven't been down and out sick for years) and I still have a cough that I can't shake. I have a lot more respect for parents; I don't know how you do it.

I do much better when I get a solid eight hours.
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Old 01-26-2006, 04:52 PM   #10
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8 to 9, every night, but only because of my slacker lifestyle.
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