We train hard and eat right in an effort to improve our performance. However, we often ignore the greatest performance-enhancing tool: sleep. By simply incorporating more of it into our daily lives we can become faster, react quicker on rough trail, power uphill, and recover rapidly. What’s more, it’s free, convenient, and legal.
Something I personally struggle with, this article illustrates well why good sleep habits are worth the effort, especially for runners.
Source: Sleep: The Missing Ingredient