I'm one of those people who don't require a lot of sleep. I can usually do fine on 5 or 6 hours, sometimes 4. Every few weeks, I'll sleep a more normal 8 hours. I can NEVER sleep in.
I've always kind of liked this about myself. I can get more done. I have a lot of the characteristics of the people in this article.
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BUT now I'm just wondering if it's messing with my recovery.
I don't drink coffee, I'm trying to limit my Diet Dr. Pepper intake in the evenings, and I just bought ZMA. I usually work out in the morning, but I do go to the gym with my husband in the evenings about twice a week.
If you are into the Poliquin fat distribution theory, I put a lot of fat on my calves which would indicate I need more GH.
Anybody else have a similar sleep pattern?
Ideas on how to maximize sleep for recovery purposes?
Thoughts on ZMA dosage for 110 pound woman? The bottle says 3 for men, 2 for women. I'm wondering if I need to worry about getting too much zinc or magnesium? (A 3 capsule serving of ZMA have 30mg zinc, 450mg magnesium, and 10.5mg Vitamin B6.)