N1 Fitness Podcast with Marcus Sidhu: Episode 45, Being a Navy SEAL Doctor with Kirk Parsley

Doc joins Marcus Sidhu, the founder and head fat loss coach at N1 Fitness, for a special podcast episode all about being a doctor to the Navy SEALs and managing sleep for shift workers. Specifics include… Common symptoms of sleep debt and shift work How Kirk got the SEALs off of sleep drugs The bunker test Alcohol, sleep drugs and over the counter meds Marijuana and sleep How to pay off sleep debt for shift…

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Sleep

[VIDEO] The Most Overlooked Factor in Health and Longevity

In a lecture for the Florida Institute for Humans & Machine Cognition, Doc goes in-depth about why sleep is the most misunderstood and underutilized tool that we have for optimizing health. He also shares what actually happens we we do sleep, and why we should cherish sleep as the best elixir known to humans. Do you need to stock up on your Sleep Remedy? Visit our shop

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Sleep and Body Composition

Science has good news for people who like to sleep in and enjoy a little extra shut eye and a word of caution to those who would rather sleep when they’re dead. Spending time with your pillow plays as important a role in physical fitness and your body composition and health as drinking water and getting exercise. The relationship between sleep and stress has long been known, but science also promotes the natural inclination to…

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Staying Healthy through the Holidays

The holiday season can be hectic and it is easy to get caught up in the frenzy. Doc shares his top five tips for staying healthy throughout the holidays. Of course, getting good sleep is his first tip. He also includes some advice around nutrition, drinking, exercise management and deep breathing. You can even have carbs! Check out the infographic below:   If you do wind up getting sick throughout the holidays, don’t fret. Just…

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Win a One-On-One with Doc

You still have a few hours to get free shipping and 15% off all regular orders of Sleep Remedy! Don’t wait, Doc Parsley’s Sleep Remedy Cyber Monday Sale Is Almost Over! Keep on reading to find out how to win a 40 minuet One-On-One Consult with Doc. ALL new subscription orders will receive a free pair of Swannies on their third month. Can’t wait for your pair of Swannies? We are offering a three-month subscription…

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Nutrition Sleep

Whole30 and Sleep: An Interview with Dr. Kirk Parsley

Text below adapted from the original interview, part 1 of a 2 part series posted on the Whole30 website on October 9, 2017 WHOLE30 AND SLEEP: AN INTERVIEW WITH DR. KIRK PARSLEY October 9, 2017 – A note from Whole30 Headmistress Melissa Hartwig, who slept 9 hours last night and doesn’t feel the least bit guilty One of the most under-rated benefits of the Whole30 is how much better you’ll sleep during the program. People…

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Doc Parsley on Behind the Shield with James Geering

Doc joined James Geering for episode 6 of Behind the Shield, a podcast aimed at wellness for First Responders. Throughout James’ career as a firefighter and paramedic, he noticed a trend of ill health among others in his profession, both mentally and physically. He realized the information about wellness was outdated and disconnected from what first responders truly face. The Behind the Shield podcast brings together experts in fitness, wellness and nutrition to share knowledge…

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What is the perfect travel food?

When consulting—and often when lecturing—I continually get questions regarding travel; “how can I get to sleep so early going east”, “how can I wake up so early going west”, “should I sleep on the plane”, “when should I eat”, “should I eat the airport food”, “should I eat the plane’s food”, “should I bring ‘energy’ bars”?   It is no doubt that traveling is hard on our bodies, and believe me, I do more than…

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Traveling for a Holiday? Tips to Alleviate Your Jet Lag

Jet lag: If you fly a lot, have may have noticed that it screws up your sleep. The more time zones you cross, the more damage and struggle. The experience was captured in the film, Lost in Translation, where the circadian inversion of traveling to Tokyo has both Bill Murray and Scarlett Johansson’s characters bound into a nocturnal hell as they struggle against sleeplessness by night and sleepiness by day.   And as I’ve hopefully established…

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