Yes, it’s true, getting enough sleep is crucial for improving your athletic performance. Doctors say that getting enough sleep before a game can improve your speed, accuracy and reaction time. Since athletes are pushing themselves more than the average person, they need longer recovery time at night. Sleep is a time for athletes to rest after all of the hard work they have done during the day. Studies show that when athletes get only two extra hours of sleep, their scores and performance improve drastically. If you’re an athlete….SLEEP!!!