Sleep is essential to your recovery. Think about it as if your body is knitting itself back together when you sleep. This is the time when your muscles recover and your legs and arms unwind.
If the quality of your sleep is lacking, you are going to have a definite issue with recovery, muscle growth and overall health. So what is a person to do when they have so much trouble sleeping? Well, one thing you can do is work on the quality of your sleep by watching what you eat right before bed. It is no secret that certain foods will affect our quality and even ability to sleep (ahem, coffee anyone?).
Take a look at this instructional today that will give you 10 tips on getting better sleep for recovery.
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