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Performance Lab®
Performance Lab®
Sleep
Nightly regeneration support for peak daytime performance*
Performance Lab® Sleep promotes restful sleep for healthy cell regeneration and peak daytime performance. Performance Lab® Sleep’s innovative multi-pathway design soothes the nervous system, musculoskeletal system and brain – helping to encourage sleep onset and extend deep sleep phases.
Beyond improving nightly sleep quality, Performance Lab® Sleep supports circadian rhythm, helping to optimize sleep patterns for the best long-range sleep benefits for overall health.
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Sleep
Designed for Performance
Supports a tranquil, drowsy mood by stimulating release of sleep-inducing serotonin and melatonin*
Supports
Maintains deep sleep by soothing muscle and joint discomfort, helping to reduce sleep-disruptive aches, spasms and involuntary limb movements*
Maintains
Accelerates sleep onset by calming the central nervous system and relaxing muscles*
Accelerates
Optimizes nightly cell renewal, helping you wake up rejuvenated and primed to perform*
Optimizes
Healthy for Daily Use
Safe, non-habit-forming sleep support – no groggy synthetic side effects
Premium TryptoPure® L-Tryptophan by Ajinomoto®
Natural melatonin from CherryPURE® Montmorency tart cherry
Probiotic-cultivated Biogenesis™ magnesium + prebiotic-infused PlantCaps®
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100% Natural
PlantCaps®
Vegan
Friendly
Biogenesis™
Nature-Identical
Non
GMO
GMP
Certified
Non
Habit-Forming
Synthetic Additive
Free
Gluten
Free
Soy
Free
Allergen
Free
Ingredients
Montmorency Tart Cherry,
50:1 concentrated ratio (CherryPURE®), 500 mg
Montmorency tart cherry is the richest natural source of melatonin, a hormone produced by the pineal gland that helps improve sleep time, quality and efficiency. Melatonin works by regulating circadian rhythm:
  • Darkness stimulates melatonin release, allowing its mildly sedating, sleep-inducing properties to take effect;
  • Light inhibits melatonin, which signals for the brain to wake up
Supplemental melatonin optimizes this dark-light/sleep-wake cycle, helping to:
  1. Induce faster, easier sleep onset;
  2. Establish and maintain healthy, consistent sleep patterns;
  3. Support sleep onset when melatonin release has been synthetically disrupted by nighttime use of light-emitting electronic devices
Most sleep supplements use synthetic melatonin. Performance Lab® Sleep’s natural tart cherry-sourced melatonin is superior – supplying a minimum effective dose for optimal sleep benefits without the morning grogginess and brain fog sometimes associated with synthetic sleep aids.
In addition to supplying melatonin, Montmorency tart cherry supplies anthocyanin antioxidants, which have inflammation-modulating activity that helps promote night-time muscle and joint comfort – further supporting sleep quality and optimal nightly regeneration.
Montmorency Tart Cherry
About CherryPURE®
The Montmorency variety of tart cherry is the richest botanical source of melatonin. CherryPURE® is a pure, premium, 100% natural and additive-free Montmorency tart cherry powder concentrated to a 50:1 potency. Performance Lab® Sleep’s 500 mg of CherryPURE® supplies the equivalent nutrition found in a 25g serving of Montmorency tart cherries.
Optimize Sleep
L-Tryptophan for Melatonin:
L-Tryptophan works together with tart cherry to optimize sleep hormones: It effectively raises serotonin levels, which in turn stimulates the pineal gland’s production of melatonin.
Magnesium (from Magnesium Bisglycinate 300 mg, Magnesium Taurate 200 mg, BioGenesis™ 200 mg), 100 mg
The essential mineral magnesium is a cofactor in hundreds of life-sustaining bioactivities, including several that help with falling asleep and staying asleep. Magnesium works by:
  1. Calming excitable nervous system impulses that are transmitted across neuromuscular junctions;
  2. Supporting the soothing muscle relaxation that precedes sleep onset;
  3. Directly relaxing vascular smooth muscle cells, supporting the gradual drop of blood pressure that precedes sleep;
  4. Blocking neuromuscular transmission and reducing acetylcholine activity, helping with sleep-disruptive involuntary muscle twitches and periodic limb movements
Ongoing sleep problems have been linked to magnesium deficiency. Performance Lab® Sleep’s advanced magnesium matrix restores this key mineral and all its benefits for deep, regenerative sleep.
Magnesium
About Performance Lab® Sleep Magnesium
Plain magnesium is only 30-40% bioavailable. Performance Lab® Sleep addresses this concern by supplying three advanced, high-absorption magnesium forms:
  • Magnesium Bisglycinate is a chelated form bound with glycine (another sleep-supportive amino acid), to protect the mineral from stomach acids, enabling greater absorption in the intestines
  • Magnesium Taurate binds magnesium together with taurine, an amino acid that promotes the relaxing and calming brain chemical GABA for additional sleep onset support
  • BioGenesis™ Magnesium is our proprietary magnesium grown on lab-cultured probiotics, producing a nature-identical mineral form with enhanced bioavailability
Magnesium + L-Tryptophan for Serotonin:
Magnesium serves as a cofactor in the conversion of L-Tryptophan to serotonin, a key brain chemical for relaxation, melatonin release and sleep.
Sleep
L-Tryptophan (TryptoPure®),
250 mg
Stress and mood imbalances are major sleep disruptors. Poor sleep quality then leads to daytime irritability – creating more stress that worsens sleep patterns further. The amino acid L-Tryptophan helps break this unhealthy stress-sleep cycle with versatile mood and sleep support, working by:
  1. Converting in the brain into 5-HTP, which then converts into serotonin:
    An important brain chemical for positive mood, relaxation, and sleep;
  2. Converting into melatonin in the GI tract while also optimizing the pineal gland’s natural production of melatonin
As it promotes synthesis of these complementary, sleep-supportive brain chemicals, L-Tryptophan promotes a bright mood in the daytime, calm sedation at bedtime and normal circadian rhythm to maintain healthier sleep patterns over time.
L-Tryptophan
About TryptoPure® L-Tryptophan
TryptoPure® is made by Ajinomoto®, a leading global innovator of amino acid supplements. TryptoPure®is produced with Ferment-A-Pure™– a patented, eco-friendly process that turns non-GMO and gluten-free vegetables into amino acid dietary supplement ingredients that are consistent, bioavailable and highly effective.
Take Performance Lab® Sleep to fall
asleep faster, extend regenerative sleep
phases, and wake up rejuvenated and
primed to perform.
Sleep
3 Boxes of Performance Lab® Sleep (180 Capsules)
$108.00
(10% Saving)
Sleep
2 Boxes of Performance Lab® Sleep (120 Capsules)
$76.00
(5% Saving)
Sleep
1 Box of Performance Lab® Sleep (60 Capsules)
$40.00
 
Stack Performance Lab®
Sleep
with:
  1. Performance Lab® Whole-Food Multi:
    Men’s and Women’s Formulas

    Performance Lab® Whole-Food Multi supplies BioGenesis™ nature-identical vitamin and mineral core essentials, including foundation nutrients for tissue growth, repair and development. Performance Lab® Sleep helps to extend the deep, regenerative sleep phases where these tissue maintenance bioactivities are performed.
    Performance Lab® Whole-Food Multi also augments Performance Lab® Sleep’s magnesium, offering additional mineral support for sleep-enhancing muscle and nervous system relaxation.
    Whole-Food Multi: Men’s and Women’s Formulas
  2. Mind

    Performance Lab® Mind

    Performance Lab® Mind and Performance Lab® Sleep work together to optimize brain health and cognitive performance.
    Performance Lab® Mind helps activate and energize brainpower during the day. Performance Lab® Sleep then sedates and relaxes the brain for deep regenerative sleep phases, where Performance Lab® Mind’s structural brain nutrients nourish brain recovery and replenish depleted brain chemicals. Sleep is key for cognitive vitality.
    Performance Lab® Sleep promotes a well-rested brain for Performance Lab® Mind’s brainpower-boosting formula to build upon.
  3. Performance Lab® Sport Pre-Workout

    Insufficient sleep and poor-quality sleep have been associated with reduced exercise tolerance. Performance Lab® Sleep helps body and mind to wake refreshed, energized and primed to perform. Performance Lab® Sport Pre-Workout amplifies your well-rested physical and mental vitality with additional support for muscle power and endurance.
    Together, Performance Lab® Sleep and to help you enter the gym fully prepped for an explosive, highly energized workout.
    Pre-Workout
  4. Post-Workout

    Performance Lab® Sport Post-Workout

    When taken together, Performance Lab® Sleep and Performance Lab® Sport Post-Workout help with recovery after exercise by restoring depleted nutrition and extending regenerative sleep phases.
    Performance Lab® Sleep’s 2X melatonin support also helps recovery; in addition to being a sleep nutrient, melatonin is a growth hormone that helps to encourage lean muscle development.
    Performance Lab® Sleep Magnesium also supplies core support for protein synthesis and cell formation that helps optimize muscle repair during sleep, further complementing Performance Lab® Sport Post-Workout’s muscle-building activity.
F.A.Q.
Who should take Performance Lab® Sleep?
Performance Lab® Sleep can be taken by anyone seeking safe, natural support for restful sleep. This Performance Lab® formula can help with a wide range of sleep concerns, including disruptions tied to muscle tension, involuntary limb movements, apnea, stress and mood.
Performance Lab® Sleep ingredients also help to enhance cell renewal, optimizing physical recovery during sleep after training and working out. Performance Lab® Sleep’s nutrition for muscle and joint comfort offer additional soothing sleep support for active individuals.
How do I take Performance Lab® Sleep?
Take 2 to 4 capsules, 45-60 minutes before sleep. For best results use daily and consistently.
How does Performance Lab® Sleep work?
Performance Lab® Sleep is designed to optimize several sleep-related body systems and bioactivities. It relaxes the muscles, nervous system and mind to help you to fall asleep faster and stay asleep longer.
As it supports regenerative sleep phases and healthy sleep cycles over time, Performance Lab® Sleep optimizes tissue repair, cell renewal and healthy function across all body systems.
Most importantly, Performance Lab® Sleep helps you wake up feeling energized and refreshed, without the grogginess associated with some synthetic sleep aids.
Is Performance Lab® Sleep safe?
Like all Performance Lab® supplements, Performance Lab® Sleep is designed to be safe for long-term daily use. Performance Lab® Sleep is an effective, non-habit-forming sleep aid, made with pure, potent ingredients that are dosed appropriately and in line with clinical research. Performance Lab® Sleep’s clean formula design – free of GMOs, gluten, soy, colorants, preservatives and other additives, further supports tolerability and safety.
How long does Performance Lab® Sleep take to work?
Performance Lab® Sleep may be taken before bedtime; it induces slumber quickly by supporting mind-body relaxation and comfort. Ongoing supplementation with Performance Lab® Sleep supports healthy, consistent circadian rhythms that support restful sleep patterns and contribute to overall health.
Why is Performance Lab® Sleep magnesium listed as 100mg only, when the sources listed appear to supply much more magnesium?
Performance Lab® Sleep uses three forms of magnesium, each of which are complexed with complementary nutrients including glycine, taurine and magnesium cofactors that help the body utilize the mineral more efficiently.
Although the magnesium sources in Performance Lab® Sleep are listed as 700mg, the total elemental magnesium content is 100mg, with complementary support nutrients comprising the remainder.
Why doesn’t Performance Lab® Sleep supply melatonin?
Performance Lab® Sleep does supply melatonin; it is just not listed as such on the label. Typical sleep support supplements often supply a dose of synthetic melatonin.
Performance Lab® Sleep is different: It supplies Montmorency Tart Cherry – one of the richest sources of natural melatonin – while also supporting the pineal gland’s natural production of melatonin.
This design efficiently raises melatonin via two pathways and fits our philosophy of using natural ingredients whenever possible.
Research
Magnesium
Jahnen-Dechent W, Ketteler M. Magnesium basics . (2012). Clin Kidney J;5(Suppl1):i3-i14.
Swaminathan R. (2003). Magnesium metabolism and its disorders . Clin Biochem Rev.;24:47–66.
Kass L, Weekes J, Carpenter L. Effect of magnesium supplementation on blood pressure: a meta-analysis . Eur J Clin Nutr 2012;66:411-8
Akhtar MI, Ullah H, Hamid M. Magnesium, a drug of diverse use . J Pak Med Assoc. 2011 Dec;61(12):1220-5.
Swain R, Kaplan-Machlis B. Magnesium for the next millennium. South Med J 1999;92:1040-7.
Tart Cherry
Howatson G, Bell PG, Tallent J, et al. Effect of tart cherry juice (Prunus cerasus) on melatonin levels and enhanced sleep quality . Eur J Nutr 2011 Oct 30.
Pigeon WR, Carr M, Gorman C, Perlis ML (2010) Effects of a tart cherry juice beverage on the sleep of older adults with insomnia: a pilot study . J Med Food 13:579-583.
Bowtell JL, Sumners DP, Dyer A, et al. Montmorency cherry juice reduces muscle damage caused by intensive strength exercise . Med Sci Sports Exerc 2011;43:1544-51.
Burkhardt S, Tan DX, Manchester LC, et al. Detection and quantification of the antioxidant melatonin in Montmorency and Balaton tart cherries (Prunus cerasus) . J Agric Food Chem 2001;49:4898-902.
Claustrat B, Brun J, et al. The basic physiology and pathophysiology of melatonin . Sleep. 2005 Feb;9(1):11-24.
Garrido M, González-Gómez D, et al. A Jerte valley cherry product provides beneficial effects on sleep quality . Influence on aging. J Nutr Health Aging. 2013;17(6):553-60.
The FASEB Journal vol. 28 no. 1 Supplement 830.9
Sleigh, AE, Kuehl KS, Elliot DL . Efficacy of tart cherry juice to reduce inflammation among patients with osteoarthritis . American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting. May 30, 2012.
Kuehl KS, Perrier ET, Elliot DL, Chestnutt J. Efficacy of tart cherry juice in reducing muscle pain during running: a randomized controlled trial . J Int Soc Sports Nutr 2010;7:17-22.
L-Tryptophan
Korner E, Bertha G, et al. Sleep-inducing effect of L-tryptophane . Eur Neurol. 1986;25 Suppl 2:75-81.
Silber BY, Schmitt JA. Effects of tryptophan loading on human cognition, mood, and sleep . Neurosci Biobehav Rev. 2010 Mar;34(3):387-407.
Schmidt HS. L-tryptophan in the treatment of impaired respiration in sleep . Bull Eur Physiopathol Respir 1983;19:625-9.
Spinweber CL, Ursin R, Hilbert RP, Hilderbrand RL. L-tryptophan: effects on daytime sleep latency and the waking EEG . Electroencephalogr Clin Neurophysiol 1983;55:652-61.
Hartmann E. Effects of L-tryptophan on sleepiness and on sleep . J Psychiatr Res 1982-3;17:107-13
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
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