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How Important is Sleep For Recovery?

How Important is Sleep for Recovery?   Sleep is very important for recovery. The article isn’t over just yet, but sleep is one of the most important recovery and progress variables in sport and exercise. The time you spend sleeping is designed to shut off all your non-essential systems so that your body can perform incredibly important maintenance tasks. Sleep and Muscle Recover Recovery from exercise and other training is dependent on the ability to relax and provide the muscles with time to perform protein synthesis. Protein makes up muscles (this is why your diet needs to be high in protein for maximum recovery), and the time you spend sleeping is used to create the new proteins necessary for muscular...

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