An essential component of the success, regarding your training process, is how well you adapt to the training stimulus, and how you optimize daily nourishment, rest and recovery. Sleep, being the integral part of the recovery process, has tremendous effect on your athletic performance and competitive success. Furthermore, it has impact on your immunity, cognitive performance, cellular repair, memory processing and important function in many organs and body systems. In today’s 24/7 world, when everything is available all the time, where we are constantly bombarded with new information, where we are expected to always be better and accomplish more it is very hard to wind down and give your body well deserved rest and restorative sleep. Being the athlete, you are constantly challenged with number of circumstances that significantly impacts both your sleep duration and quality. To name a few – Late evening trainings that raise your cortisol levels, competitive schedule, late evening meals, traveling, stress and pressure to perform, academic requirements, etc. How you cope with these challenges is ultimately going to have significant effect on your overall health and athletic result.