Getting the amount of sleep that your body needs has a direct effect on how well you will perform as a gymnast. Not getting enough sleep will hae a negative effect on your health and ability to focus. This video show the importance of sleep.
Gymnasts who are on the run, trying to cram in school homework, training, friends, church, and family, may be tempted to cut short their sleep hours. But as their sleep deficit mounts, their ability to perform at top ability will decrease.
So get your zzzzs!
Listen to soothing music or nature sounds to help you get to sleep quickly. Use one of these specially made sleep headphones.