Sleep More and Win

I read an article in Mens Health recently, that revealed a Stanford University study. “Treat sleep as a part of your training,” says lead study author, Cheri Mah, M.S.  Sleep studies have shown the more you sleep, the more you increase your speed, reflexes, and power in competition. College tennis players who aimed for 10 hours of sleep a night for 6 weeks saw a significant boost in their overall performance including an 8 percent improvement in sprinting. Sleep studies have shown advantages for runners and swimmers, as well as basketball, soccer and football players. Just 30 more minutes of sleep can improve your play. Set the alarm for later……

training for the Bucktown 5k

training for the Bucktown 5k

Christopher just ran a 5K race in Bucktown last Sunday in 22:04…..just think what he could have done with an extra few hours of sleep.

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2 Comments

  1. the steak and wine consumed the night before probably did not help, but it was darn good! thx for the tip

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