Men's Health

Is Sleep the Ultimate P.E.D.?

OM BRADY, noted underachiever that he is, aims to be in bed by 8:30 P.M. LeBron James plans his life around nabbing ten hours of shut-eye. Justin Verlander, the Cy Young–winning Houston Astros ace, clocks between ten and 12 hours . (And he does it sleeping next to Kate Upton.) In the past few years, the world’s premier athletes have discovered a new performance-enhancing supplement for their training regimens: sleep.

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