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  • Writer's pictureRon McKeefery

IGCT Episode #236: Jeff Kahn- "Sleep - The Foundational Element"


Jeff Kahn is CEO and co-founder at Rise Science. A Chicago based sleep improvement company that believes that improved sleep is the most potent performance and recovery enhancing activity that exists.

Jeff got his start in sleep science while studying engineering at Northwestern University. After doing sleep and performance research in conjunction with Northwestern's Athletic Department and armed with two engineering degrees, he started Rise Science to bring optimal sleep to other elite athletic programs across the country.

Rise now works with many clients across the professional and collegiate spectrum from Super Bowl contenders, to NCAA National Champions;  including Alabama Football, Clemson Football, Oklahoma State Football, The Dallas Cowboys, The Jacksonville Jaguars, The Chicago Bulls and several other NBA partners.


In This Episode We Discuss:

  • What experience in his journey impacted him the most, and Why.

  • Biggest mistake he has made and how he learned from it.

  • Is sleep a piece of the pie or the whole pie.

  • The discipline of optimal sleep.

  • Four steps to a successful sleep program.

  • Best piece of coaching advice he has ever received.

  • His favorite quote, Book/App/Website recommendation.

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