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From Pillow to Podium

From Pillow to Podium

Article by: Dnyanada Sahasrabudhe

We spend one-third of our lives sleeping, which means, if you were to live up to 100 years, you would have indulged in a sweet slumber for 30 years! It comes with little surprise that sleep plays a crucial part in our health and well-being.

The sports season for an athlete is an important duration where their performance, mental and physical health needs to be at their peak. However, this also comes with high stress, long training hours, unusual competition times, travelling and a general reduction in the quality of sleep. Multiple Sports Science studies demonstrate that as many as one in four professional athletes suffers from clinical sleep disorders. The symptoms usually include restrictive breathing, sleep apnea, trouble falling asleep or having periods of disturbed sleep.

Top athletic performance hinges on split-second decision-making, focus and subsequent recovery. All of these cognitive processes are compromised in a sleep-deprived mind. A research study demonstrated that just 1 night of sleep restriction had a significant effect on cycling speed as compared to a full night of rest. In another study, performance in a major league of baseball was tested based on the frequency of jet lags the athletes underwent. The athletes performed worse when crossing 2 or more time zones as compared to ones that had ample time to regulate their sleep cycles. 

Prolonged deprivation of sleep also leads to diminished motivation and willpower to meet the demands of a sports training schedule. These factors trigger the athletes to opt for sleeping pills, especially when their sport is in season, and seldom with a doctor’s prescription.

Sleeping pills can be effective in enhancing sleep quality, however, they can lead to dependency. In most cases, it leads to headaches, dizziness and fatigue which works against the athletes. Meditative interventions have been well-acknowledged by sleep researchers, sports psychologists and world-renowned athletes.

Dhyana’s multiple meditative sessions targeted towards enhancing sleep quality can calm your racing thoughts and help you achieve the correct mental state to fall asleep.

From Pillow to Podium

Article by: Dnyanada Sahasrabudhe

We spend one-third of our lives sleeping, which means, if you were to live up to 100 years, you would have indulged in a sweet slumber for 30 years! It comes with little surprise that sleep plays a crucial part in our health and well-being.

The sports season for an athlete is an important duration where their performance, mental and physical health needs to be at their peak. However, this also comes with high stress, long training hours, unusual competition times, travelling and a general reduction in the quality of sleep. Multiple Sports Science studies demonstrate that as many as one in four professional athletes suffers from clinical sleep disorders. The symptoms usually include restrictive breathing, sleep apnea, trouble falling asleep or having periods of disturbed sleep.

Top athletic performance hinges on split-second decision-making, focus and subsequent recovery. All of these cognitive processes are compromised in a sleep-deprived mind. A research study demonstrated that just 1 night of sleep restriction had a significant effect on cycling speed as compared to a full night of rest. In another study, performance in a major league of baseball was tested based on the frequency of jet lags the athletes underwent. The athletes performed worse when crossing 2 or more time zones as compared to ones that had ample time to regulate their sleep cycles. 

Prolonged deprivation of sleep also leads to diminished motivation and willpower to meet the demands of a sports training schedule. These factors trigger the athletes to opt for sleeping pills, especially when their sport is in season, and seldom with a doctor’s prescription.

Sleeping pills can be effective in enhancing sleep quality, however, they can lead to dependency. In most cases, it leads to headaches, dizziness and fatigue which works against the athletes. Meditative interventions have been well-acknowledged by sleep researchers, sports psychologists and world-renowned athletes.

Dhyana’s multiple meditative sessions targeted towards enhancing sleep quality can calm your racing thoughts and help you achieve the correct mental state to fall asleep.

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Dhyana is made in India by Avantari
+91 9346 2056 75 | support@smartdhyana.com



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Dhyana is made in India by Avantari
+91 9346 2056 75 | support@smartdhyana.com