Spring's Secret Weapon

Spring's Secret Weapon

04.06.2010 | Back to News

Here's a secret weapon that can significantly improve your athletic performance this spring - it's all about the zzzzzzz's. Research suggests that adding more sleep can improve everyday workouts and sports performance (www.aasmnet.org).  Here are 10 tips to get more sleep so you can be your best :
 
1) Allow 8-9 hours for sleep each night
2) Go to bed at the same time every night
3) Get up at the same time everyday
4) No television in the bedroom.  Leave the bedroom as your sanctuary for sleeping and sex
5) Place the alarm clock somewhere where it can be heard but not seen
6) Keep the bedroom dark and quiet
7) Invest in a good mattress.  
8) Keep your bedroom at a comfortable temperature
9) Stay on a consistent exercise program
10) Relax with a book, music or meditation to unwind before bed

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