Sunday 29 January 2023 Dublin: 5°C
# Zzzzzzz....
Infographic of the day: athletes and sleep
Stop what you’re doing! Waking up at dawn to drink egg yolks and punch frozen beef could actually be counter-productive. If you want to compete, sleep is what you need.

Infographic reproduced with permission from Business Insider

SPORTING SUCCESS ISN’T just the product of intense training, it’s equally the product of long periods of rest and recuperation.

Thanks to Science and it’s knack of finding answers to the sports fans’ most vague musings, we now have a very good idea just how big an impact a good night’s sleep can have on an athlete’s performance.

The difference between first and second? More like the difference between first and nowhere.

Read more at Business Insider>