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Read Between the Reps September Tonal Book Club Pick: Why We Sleep

At Tonal, we believe in strengthening our mind, body, and soul. Our monthly book club, Read Between the Reps, is all about coming together as a community and lifting each other up with the power of words. 

Every month, we read a book that helps us build mental strength and find success with Tonal and other areas of our life. After all, exercising our minds is just as important as exercising our bodies. For September, we’ll be reading Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams by Matthew Walker.

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About the book:

  • In this book, neuroscientist and sleep expert Matthew Walker explores and examines how sleep impacts our physical and mental wellbeing. Using decades of research and clinical practice, Walker explains how sleep can help improve learning, mood, and energy levels, regulate hormones, prevent cancer, Alzheimer’s, and diabetes, slow the effects of aging, and increase longevity. Considered a prescription for sleep, this book looks into how caffeine and alcohol affect our shut-eye, what happens when we dream, and why sleep patterns change throughout life. 

About the author:

  • Walker is an English scientist and professor of neuroscience and psychology at the University of California, Berkeley. He is also the founder and director of the Center for Human Sleep Science and has a series out on MasterClass called the Science of Better Sleep.

Why we chose this book: 

The Official Tonal Community selected Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams as our pick for Read Between the Reps in September. Walker lays out actionable steps readers can take for more shut-eye, and together, we’re looking forward to learning more about how getting a better night’s sleep can improve our health and wellbeing. 

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