Good morning! How important is your sleep? ZzZZZZzz.....=)
" This lack of sleep, or "sleep debt," appears to have a negative effect on sports performance, as well as cognitive function, mood, and reaction time."
"Researchers speculate that deep sleep helps improve athletic performance because this is the time when growth hormone is released. Growth hormone stimulates muscle growth and repair, bone building and fat burning, and helps athletes recover. "
Athletes may perform better with a little extra sleep. How much sleep is enough? Too little? Or too much?