HERE ARE SOME FUN FACTS ABOUT SLEEP AND ATHLETIC PERFORMANCE:
1. Tennis star Roger Federer sleeps for 11-12 hours each night!
2. The Toronto Raptors dedicated 4 days to “sleep camp” in their pre-season training.
3. Sleep repairs your tissues and replenishes your energy stores.
4. You build muscle in your sleep!
5. If you have a good night sleep, you’ll repair your body from that day’s workout AND you’ll be able to perform better the next day.
TODAY’S EXERCISE: SLEEP DIARY
For the next week, keep a sleep diary. For the next week, log what you’re doing in the hours before you go to sleep and what your sleep is like that night (sleep duration, quality of sleep). You can fill out the “Sleep Diary” exercise in your Peak Performance Workbook.