Bulletproof's Dave Asprey Reveals Sleep Tips in New Book, Super … – Men's Health
It’s not about what you do at night. It’s about what you do all day. Can you get all the benefits of a good night’s sleep without having to spend eight hours doing it? For nearly 20 years, the ultra biohacker
Dave Asprey, famous for Bulletproof Coffee, has been trying to find ways to do it. Back in the year 2000, he tried the Uberman Sleep Schedule, which suggested you could do fine on three hours of sleep a day, as long as you accumulated those three hours in precisely timed naps throughout the day. Which, as he explains in his new book, Super Human, was even a little much for him (keeping in mind this is the man who gets regular stem cell injections, has a cryotherapy chamber, a bed of infrared lights, and a supplement routine, to name a few of the pieces of his stay-healthy regimen). He found it “not compatible with having either a career or a social life,” he writes. “Some people have success with it, but personally I felt like an unproductive, antisocial zombie.” So he resigned himself to having to get eight hours of sleep a night.