Sleep plays an huge role in development and healing. Meaning that your training results will always be limited if you’re not getting enough sleep.
Sleep also links to your immune system, so those coughs and colds you keep getting could well be because of your lack of sleep.
If you’ve ever wondered how important sleep is for injury prevention then check out this graph.
Make sure to prioritise sleep as part of your training regime and see the results.
The study: Milewski, M.D., Skaggs, D.L., Bishop, G.A., Pace, J.L., Ibrahim, D.A., Wren, T.A. and Barzdukas, A., 2014. Chronic lack of sleep is associated with increased sports injuries in adolescent athletes. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics, 34(2), pp.129-133.