Get Your Sleep
8 hours for a happier, healthier runner
|Marc Pelerin||Jan 10|
You really don’t realize how much you cherish a full night of sleep until you continually do not get your 8+ hours a night.
Since we’ve had Finn, as expected, nights have been a bit, how should I put this nicely... interesting.
Almost a full year ago, I wrote a post about tips for getting better sleep, and while I feel I do, in general, get really good sleep, I know that a lot of us aren’t.
And for us to continually want to perform at our best - in running or at work - we need to be getting quality zzz’s. Not only does our performance suffer, but a run-down athlete is more susceptible to sicknesses and injuries.
On top of that, have you ever been around a person who is lacking in their sleep?
Friday’s Action Plan:
Put your device in airplane mode at 8 pm every night for a week. It’ll kickstart your bedtime routine and get you in bed at a reasonable hour.
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Marc is a middle school teacher and coach but also works with distance runners online. I help distance runners around the globe by providing support, writing customized training plans and designing workouts to help them reach their racing goals. I write for my blog every Wednesday morning and newsletter every Friday morning.