Why a good night’s sleep is ‘the magic pill’ for athletic performance [Updated for 2021]

Washington Post, February 8th, 2019

“Like many regular people, elite athletes multiply their issues by spending too much time on devices. “The blue light damages their circadian rhythms,” says Smith, meaning that their body’s natural sleep-wake cycle can get out of whack. “We’ve given them blue-light blocking glasses and ask them to take a break from their devices before bed.”


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