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Tips to work hard, sleep hard like professional athletes

Posted at 7:15 AM, May 12, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-12 11:43:40-04

Sleeping like a pro is something athletes do and doctors say its something the average person should do too.

A sports performance and sleep scientist says it all starts in your daytime routine.

Make sure you get enough daylight exposure. Develop good sleep hygiene.

And make sure you have a dark, quiet, cool and uncluttered environment.

Don't turn to quick fixes like melatonin. Instead, aim for a cup of tart cherry juice.

And invest in your sleep.

Doctors say sleeping like a champion means taking your rest seriously.