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Men’s Sleep

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Can’t Sleep, Even Though You Feel Tired? Here’s Why:

Sleep influences every single quadrant of a man’s life. His confidence, productivity, concentration, and overall health are all directly connected to how well you sleep. Despite the importance of sleep, it’s not uncommon for men to have trouble falling asleep due to many unaddressed causes. In fact, men tend to get less sleep than women,

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What Time Should Most Men Go to Bed At Night?

Sleep influences various aspects of a man’s life. This includes your productivity, concentration, social and emotional intelligence, calorie regulation, protein synthesis, and immune system function, just to name a few. So considering the right time that most men should hit the hay is of utmost importance. So in this article, we cover all you need to

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Are Sleep Trackers Accurate For Measuring Sleep Quality?

With the overabundance of sleep trackers on the market, the world’s recently witnessed a blossoming interest in using them. Their main purpose is to track how many hours of sleep we get every day and the details of our unique sleep cycles. Especially in recent years, many of us have grown concerned about our sleeping

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Does A Lack of Sleep Decrease Your Testosterone Levels As a Man?

Testosterone is the number one hormone to keep an eye on as a man. Ridiculously large in scope and importance, it impacts sex drive and sperm production in men. Testosterone is also integral to bodily functions – like muscle strength, bone density, body fat distribution, and the production of red blood cells. So it shouldn’t

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How Many Hours of Sleep Should Most Men Get Per Night?

To understand how many hours of sleep you should get per night as a man… First, think of your body and mind as batteries, which are slowly emptied throughout the day. For these batteries to function at full efficiency, they have to be charged for a certain amount of time. Charging these batteries to less-than-optimal,

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How to Lower Your Adenosine Levels As A Man

Been feeling a bit lazy in the morning recently, or maybe you’ve been told you should lower your adenosine levels? Don’t worry; we’ve all been there. Occasional low-energy levels are usually nothing to be alarmed about. By making some small lifestyle changes, you’ll sleep more effectively and wake up in a determined mood. If you’re

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Is 6.5 Hours Enough Sleep For Men to Build Muscle?

One vital ingredient in a comprehensive muscle building process (that’s often tragically overlooked) is sleep. Studies show, that more than half of adults worldwide report getting less sleep than they need on an average night. The effect this can have on your musculature as a man is even worse than what you’d expect… So is

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