VIDEO: Why Sleep is Way More Important Than You Thought
The Critical Nature of Consistent, Deep Sleep
- You’re committed to your hard efforts. What about your recovery?
- Hard effort stresses the system, but sleep and nutrition rebuild and cause growth.
- Consistent, deep sleep “locks in” the skills you learn
nearly enough during the last few weeks prior to the 2015 Haute Route Dolomites Compact. Getting on the bike after 2 weeks of 5:30am morning intervals AND hard speed intervals when I’d get home from work would’ve been just fine…
IF I had paid attention to my body’s needs for recovery. But I didn’t.
This short video explains the hole I dug, needlessly.
By the way, after taking 3 full days off, and insuring that I was getting to bed early after workouts and allowing as much as 48 full hours between hard interval sessions brought me back.
See you on the road…