You Won’t Believe How This Athlete Performed Without Sleep

Actually you will. He was terrible. Why sleep is important: The first scientific studies to examine the effects of sleep deprivation in rats revealed some pretty harsh results: weight loss despite increased food intake, skin lesions, elevated stress, and even death. Why do we need to sleep? My favorite reason was always my dad’s reminder that “there’s Read more about You Won’t Believe How This Athlete Performed Without Sleep[…]

IN YOUNG ATHLETES, OVERTRAINING MAY BE AS MUCH MENTAL AS PHYSICAL

One of our favorite topics to discuss here on the blog is overtraining: it’s so bad for athletes, and it’s so avoidable. And it’s especially bad in younger athletes. They just aren’t developed enough physically or psychologically to adequately respond to and recover from overtraining. It’s estimated that as many as 30% of adolescent athletes Read more about IN YOUNG ATHLETES, OVERTRAINING MAY BE AS MUCH MENTAL AS PHYSICAL[…]

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