Sleep is as important as training for athletes of all ages and skill levels in order to achieve your full potential. Whether you are an NBA player or an up-and-coming hoopster, there are a few things to keep in mind about sleep.
1.) Rest helps the body heal and re-energize
2.) Maintaining a consistent sleep cycle is important
3.) Sleep helps you think clearly and make good decisions
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