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Anyone practising polyphasic sleep?

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by NoGameNoLife, Mar 14, 2015.

  1. NoGameNoLife

    NoGameNoLife Regular Member

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    I'm curious how many blackhaters trying to get more of day

    Right now since I'm just recently started practising biphasic sleep (6 core hours from (3:10PM to 9:10PM or 1:10PM to 7:10PM) given to circumstances and 20 minute nap at around 6AM
    First week was bad but now few weeks later feeling like I'm getting 8 hours sleep every day
    Later I will be trying more efficient sleep scheudules,any thoughts/tips on this?;)
     
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  2. antsaoo

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    What are the advantages of this ? I think its better to sleep when its dark outside and inside the house. Ofcourse your basement dweller of somesort and never leave house you can always buy curtains that don't let any light in?
     
  3. NoGameNoLife

    NoGameNoLife Regular Member

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    Yes there is, like obvious getting more of your day
    Right now I'm sleeping from 3-9AM (aka when it's dark if you need clarification)which still is sociably acceptable IMO
     
  4. m4dm4n

    m4dm4n Regular Member

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    Most of the times if i sleep in early and wake up during the night and can't immediately fall back to sleep i get on my pc and do something for a few hours before going back to sleep again.

    When this happens i usually feel better during the day.

    I have even tried for about a week uberman sleep pattern ( http://www.polyphasicsociety.com/polyphasic-sleep/overviews/uberman-2/ ) but i had terrible results.
    I was always sleepy and tired and could barely concentrate.
     
  5. NoGameNoLife

    NoGameNoLife Regular Member

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    I doubt anyone can pull out long term uberman without serious side effects 4-5 hours is limit with actual benefits
     
  6. antsaoo

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    How is this better than sleeping from say 1am-7am ?
     
  7. NoGameNoLife

    NoGameNoLife Regular Member

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    It's just my preference,I always tend to go later to sleep at night
     
  8. McPatrick

    McPatrick Regular Member

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    Less sleep causes lower performance. Even 10% lower performance (something unnoticeable) can cause you losing a lot of your prime time.
    Instead of trying to get less sleep (something that will take its tool in being less immune to common viruses and slightly lower performance and higher mistake ratio) organize your work and day better.

    90% of times when you are failing at having enough time in a day to do your work the cause is not not enough hours in a day, but your productivity and organization.

    You can start using some task management apps like Trello, Google Keep and Todoist.
     
  9. NoGameNoLife

    NoGameNoLife Regular Member

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    I've done my research-less sleep causes less perfomance if it's monophasic sleep
    to put it simply polyphasic sleep makes sleep more efficient by cutting some phases of the sleep,those phases are somawhat needed but they take too much time on monophasic sleep
    I knows it sounds like BS but I know myself that it's working for me,you never fully know that it's not working if you hadn't tried it;)
     
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    As long as you are ready for long term issues - like lowered immunity that can cause some serious shit in few years.
     
  11. RedMango

    RedMango Power Member

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    I have a 10 month old daughter. I get probably around 4 hours sleep every 24 hours in stages. I've felt like crap for 7 months but really trying to do HIIT exercise for 15 (moving) minutes over 3 days of the week. I've lost over 10kg in weight and feel better. Still tired but better. I don't really understand this polyphasic sleep but napping for 10-60 minutes makes me feel like crap no matter what time of the day. I always seem to have a higher quality of sleep between 4-6am and 9-12pm, so I always try and make sure I'm in bed by then.....oh wait that's 5 minutes time and I have tonnes of work to do...damn.
     
  12. YaReel

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    LOL, interesting topic. I decided yesterday to try Uberman and now it's my first day with it. Hope it will help me to get more free time for work.