Women's Running

The Power of Zzz’s

Despite the seemingly cure-all benefits of a good night’s sleep, our culture has taken on a peculiarly apathetic attitude toward shut-eye. In fact, the World Health Organization has declared a sleep loss epidemic across industrialized nations. What’s more, most studies have found that athletes fail to obtain the recommended amount of sleep. And, unfortunately, runners can be prone to insomnia, particularly during vigorous training cycles when they need rest the most.

It can be easier said than done at times, but if

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