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Sleep Athletic Performance

The Surprising Barrier To Feeling Good About Your Fitness

Posted 07.26.2013 | Healthy Living

It may not be solid training or the perfect breakfast that makes you feel prepared for a big sporting event. It could be something as simple as how mu...

Is This The Key To Becoming A Better Athlete?

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 03.26.2013 | Healthy Living

If vigorous exercise makes you a better sleeper, can more and better sleep make you a better athlete? According to Haley A. Davis and James B. Maas...

Which Team Has The 'Circadian Advantage'?

Dr. Christopher Winter | Posted 03.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Christopher Winter

As a sleep researcher who focuses on how sleep affects elite athlete, I have studied the effects of travel and disrupted sleep on athletes for many years. The combination of cross-country travel and athletic performance is not pretty. Travel and circadian timing matter.

Sports' Secret Weapon?

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 02.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

Athletes at all levels of play have access to a powerful tool to improve their performance, one that won't break any laws or put anyone's health at risk. What's this wonder drug? Sleep.

Is Sleep The New Gatorade?

Dr. Christopher Winter | Posted 12.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Christopher Winter

I think the sleep revolution is one major endorsement away from exploding into popular culture. The foundation is in place. We just need one athlete to speak out about how he or she considers sleep to be a cornerstone for success.

Work Better, Play Harder

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 09.18.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

In a new Stanford University study, athlete subjects improved their performance, and their overall sense of physical and mental well-being, when they eliminated sleep deficiencies from their routine.

A Natural Performance Enhancer

Matthew Edlund, M.D. | Posted 09.11.2011 | Healthy Living
Matthew Edlund, M.D.

What's the difference between the best athletes in the world and the next best? Fame, glory, fortune -- and inches, millimeters and milliseconds.