Sleep Deprivation: Will caffeine get you back on track?

By |2019-12-13T14:48:08-05:00December 13th, 2019|Fatigue, Lifestyle, Sleep, Sports|

Sleep deprivation can be a great concern among athletes. With busy schedules and rigorous training, getting adequate sleep can be difficult. Sleep plays an important part in the recovery and performance of athletes (12). Therefore, it is vital athletes make time to rest. But when sleep is hard to come by many athletes choose to combat their weariness with caffeine. However, are you drinking enough caffeine? How tired are you? Let’s take a look at some of the science: A 2018 study (12), investigated the effect of sleep deprivation and use of caffeine on anaerobic capacity. Anaerobic exercise involves short [...]

Optimal Sleep Equals Optimal Performance

By |2017-09-13T19:11:45-05:00September 13th, 2017|Fatigue, Health, Sleep, Wellness|

Sleep, we all love it, we all do it, but do we all do it well? Ensuring you have a good quality sleep of sufficient length, on a regular basis, is one the best things you can do to help support optimal performance in athletics and in life in general. While sleep is a natural part of life, studies reveal that the majority of adults in the U.S. don’t get the rest they need to function normally.  Consequently, sleep deprivation can lead to fatigue, weight gain and a number of chronic and debilitation diseases. Let’s look at the true impact sleep, [...]