Sleep and Athletic Performance


Sleep and Athletic Performance

“If I don’t sleep 11 or 12 hours a day, it’s not right. If I don’t have that amount of sleep, I hurt myself.”

- Roger Federer

“For me, sleeping well could mean the difference between putting up 30 points and living with 15.”
-Steve Nash

“Eat, sleep and swim, that’s all I can do.”

                                           – Michael Phelps

 

Sources:

Roger Federer Quote: http://ruansfedererblog.com/awesome-federer-interview/

Michael Phelps Quote: http://www.theguardian.com/sport/2008/aug/14/michaelphelps.swimming1

Steve Nash Quote: http://espn.go.com/blog/truehoop/post/_/id/37958/the-science-of-sleep