Even on the best days it can be difficult to find motivation to workout. Did you know that the quality of our sleep can impact not just our workout performance but our overall motivation to get in a sweat? On this episode, Dr. Michael Breus explains how sleep quality affects exercise motivation and performance and shares the optimal time of day to schedule a workout based on his different, “Sleep Chronotypes.”
Michael J. Breus, Ph.D.,
Michael J. Breus, Ph.D., is a Clinical Psychologist and both a Diplomate of the American Board of Sleep Medicine and a Fellow of The American Academy of Sleep Medicine. He is one of only 168 psychologists in the world to have passed the Sleep Medical Speciality board without going to Medical School. Dr. Breus was recently named the Top Sleep Specialist in California by Reader’s Digest, and one of the 10 most influential people in sleep.
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