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    Is hammock sleep different from other kinds of sleep?

    Hello Everyone,

    To-day I went for a workout, then had lunch with a friend, and when I got home I decided to have a quick nap in my BB before resuming my day. I went into the hammock at 10 minutes to 4, and when I woke, it was 5:30. I have no recollection of falling asleep...only waking up. An hour and a half where time just seem to disappear...

    And this sense of time disappearing happens quite often when I sleep in my hammock but doesn't happen when I sleep in my bed!

    Is the quality of sleep in a hammock different from the sleep that we get in a bed, or lying on the ground in a you-know-what?

    Has anyone else experienced this dramatic difference?

    Thanks,

    Coffeedrinker
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    i've noticed that when i sleep in a hammock i require less sleep. i norm sleep about 6 hours in a bed but in a hammock i find i only need about 4.5 hrs. so from my exp i'd say that sleep is better in a hammock

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    I too, have experienced this same thing. I sleep in my hammock every night, and I never remember going to sleep, and also, I never lay awake very long. I just consider it therapy of some kind and enjoy it.

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    I always attributed it to the fact that I was on vacation, usually beside a mountain stream, but I do nap better in a hammock.

    Hmmm ... this will be fun to find out as I plan my first overnight soon. I mean very soon.

    We should apply for a grant to do a sleep study!

    Our hypothesis would be that hammocks provide the best sleep followed by a $4000 latex foam mattress. LOL

    Mike

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    :lol
    Quote Originally Posted by FlyingMonkey View Post
    As I lay in my safari in backyard while tending to a firepit

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    i think so .. i woke this morning in the exact same position when i found the sweet spot 8hrs later . i do think the quality of sleep i get is of higher quality in a hammock..

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    It's all about comfort. I sleep in a hammock every night. Why? Because it's more comfortable than a bed. I go to sleep quicker and get a more restful sleep. If a bed was more comfortable I'd use it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Old Dog View Post
    It's all about comfort. I sleep in a hammock every night. Why? Because it's more comfortable than a bed. I go to sleep quicker and get a more restful sleep. If a bed was more comfortable I'd use it.
    There you have it -- scientific proof! ;-)

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