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Optimizing Your Sleep with Lee Bougie - TSC Podcast #144

Tri Swim Coach Triathlon Swimming Podcast

Sports & Recreation

In this episode of the TriSwimCoach, Kevin interviewed Lee Bougie. Lee is a researcher, science teacher, speaker, and holistic nutritionist. She also leads the research and development department at Nested Naturals. She teachers at the Canadian School of Natural Nutrition and runs workshops on various wellness topics. Lee is a writer for Contentment Magazine and does media appearances focusing on sleep, stress, and the circadian rhythm. She is also a certified stress mastery educator and a diplomat of The American Institute of Stress. In the interview, Lee and Kevin talked about sleep and how it affects health and triathlon racing. Other topics they discussed include insomnia and its causes, what caffeine does, and what happens to the body during sleep. If you are interested in things related to sleep, don’t forget to tune in! Topics discussed in this episode: How she got interested in the topic of sleep Her sleep issues The importance of sleep What happens to the body during sleep Possible causes for lack of sleep Sleep timing What causes insomnia and what can be done about it What jet lag is Causes of jet lag and what can be done about it What melatonin is On dealing with insomnia What caffeine does Sources of magnesium On athletes/triathletes taking supplements to replace electrolytes What her company does and the products they offer Links: The Power of When: Discover Your Chronotype by Michael Breus The Fit Triathlete Nested Naturals 25% off of any of their products **If you've enjoyed this episode of Tri Swim Coach Triathlon Swimming, please subscribe and leave us a rating & review over on iTunes to help spread the word. Thank you!**


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