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Hibernate Review: This Sleep Aid Helps With Huge Gains?

by Nader Qudimat
Updated November 2, 2021
OVERVIEW
Goal
Sleep Aid
Price
$44.95
Serving Size
 1 Scoop (9.3 Grams) 
Availability
Easy to find
Positives
Uses GABA
Contains relaxing and mood supporting herbs
Improves mood well into the next day
Negatives 
None

Bottom Line

Hibernate was made for one purpose and one purpose only, and that's sleep.

Knowing how rest is important for muscle building and recovery, it's one of the categories that's growing in popularity among bodybuilders.

But often, people are not getting optimal sleep.

From the increased use of electronics like smartphones and computers, and things like stress can reduce sleep quality.

With a proper sleep aid, it can get you in the optimal state and into deep sleep fairly quickly.

Hibernate is packed with sleep aids that can induce relaxation, enhance sleep quality and even optimize HGH levels.

Sleep is important.

Without sleep, there is no recovery, and no growth.

Outside the gym is where you'll make the most gains.

While you're working out, you're putting your body under stress, your muscles get damaged and your entire central nervous system gets taxed.

With high quality sleep, you can reduce the risk of overtraining, improve recovery and most of all, make the most out of your training.

That's why we have a ranking list for sleep supplements.

Here we have Hibernate by Huge Nutrition.

It uses quite a few herbs and ingredients to help increase sleep quality.

We've reviewed their Ecdysterone and Annihilate and now we're jumping into their Sleep Aid.

Let's dive into the label…

Hibernate Review

I tried Hibernate for a while and here are my thoughts…

First the flavor is great, not that it should decide whether or not you should try this, but drinking Hibernate is a little refreshing after a hard day of work.

Within the first minute or so of drinking Hibernate, I can already feel the relaxation kicking in.

No matter how much I've had on my mind, it seems to clear off after a few minutes of drinking this.

When I take melatonin on it's own, I feel drowsy and this drowsiness lingers into the next day sometimes.

And even though Hibernate has a full amount of melatonin, I don't feel it as much into the next day.

I only need to take half a serving of Hibernate to feel it's effects.

The sleep is fantastic, I don't usually wake up at night but I think someone who does have trouble staying asleep may benefit from Hibernate because of how deep my sleep was.

And it works really well.

Although I need a strong cup of coffee to fully wake up in the morning, I feel quite rested and I don't feel the need to snooze at all.

Hibernate by Huge Nutrition

Personally I've never had issues with sleep until recent months, most likely due to the stress of the pandemic and in general.

I've taken about half a serving 45 minutes before within my normal bedtime.

And by the 45 minute mark, I would feel really relaxed and tired.

Honestly staying up beyond that time frame was probably impossible.

It helped me fall alseep faster and I would stay asleep throughout the night.

In the morning, I felt like I slept well and I didn't feel any grogginess.

Usually sleep aids with melatonin would make me feel groggy, and really most sleep aids wouldn't help with keeping a clear mind the next day.

However with Hibernate, the next day I didn't even realize I had it the night before until I thought of it.

This is by far the better sleep aid to get from the other ones I've tried.

Hibernate is a potent recovery sleep aid which uses 9+ grams of herbs, amino acids and natural sleep aid to help you get a full nights rest.

It has a full 3 gram dose of GABA, followed by a gram of kanna, tyrosine and more.

Let's dig into the label below…

Ingredients

The ingredients here are no doubt useful as sleep aids. 

Starting with the first ingredient…

Gaba (1g)

GABA is a neurotransmitter that induces relaxation and has some sedative function. It's what was used in Dark Energy to help reduce the anxiety and jitters of the hardcore stimulants. 

It has a depressive effect on the nervous system. 

It'll increase relaxation, reduce beta waves (the opposite of sleep), and increase alpha waves. 

Kanna (1g)

Kanna can ease and enhance calmness along with relaxation. 

A full gram of this will surely take the edge off before you head to bed and will help improve mood at the same time.

Tyrosine (1g)

Tyrosine is a precursor to the major neurotransmitters, dopamine, epinephrine, and serotonin.

Taking this before bed will help set you up for the next day for better mood, focus and mental function. 

Theanine (1g)

L-theanine is a amino acid that can increase calmness and relaxation. 

It's an interesting ingredient because it can be used as both a sleep aid and a pre workout.

Theanine pairs well with caffeine as a pre workout as it provides a longer lasting source of energy and focus without causing drowsiness. 

As a sleep aid, it can promote relaxation and recovery.

It can increase the GABA production in the brain as well as dopamine and serotonin. 

Mucuna Pruriens(250mg)

Mucuna is the ingredient for supplements to use when they want to use L-Dopa.

It'll improve mood and reduce anxiety along with some testosterone boosting benefits.

Valerian (225mg)

Valerian is another natural herb used to decrease stress and improve mood. 

While the dosage is a bit lower than what we would expect from this ingredient, it'll still work since it's combined with other herbs here. 

5-HTP (150mg)

5-Hydroxytryptophan (5-HTP) is an amino acid that occurs naturally and it's a precursor to serotonin. 

For regulating mood, sleep, appetite, digestion and more, serotonin is an important neurotransmitter to make sure you have enough of. 

Weight gain, poor sleepy quality and poor mood is what low levels of serotonin would lead to. 

By using 5-HTP, you can reduce appetite, improve mood, and increase sleep quality (study). 

Passion Flower Extract (150mg)

Passion flower is generally used to decrease stress and anxiety, and in Hibernate, it's here to help with sleep. 

The dose here is low, and should be a little higher (around 250mg at least).

Melatonin (3mg)

Melatonin is a hormone that the body produces naturally when it's dark. 

During the day, the body doesn't produce this hormone and it's essential for the sleep cycle. 

Using melatonin improves quality of sleep, decrease the time to sleep and reduces the risk of waking up in the middle of the night (reference). 

Huge Supplements Sleep Aid : I Will Hibernate

Hibernate is an example of what a sleep aid should look like. 

Hibernate is a great choice for a sleep aid. Use discount code FITFREK

by Nader Qudimat

Forged by the iron and cold steel, Nader takes his knowledge and hulks it up into this site.

Having to be stuck as a 110lb skinny guy in the early days, he has had no choice but to keep improving himself until he cannot.

Click here to check out his 12 year transformation: Natural 12 Year Transformation

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