Daily Routines of Top NBA Players
Successful athletes are dedicated to their routines and training. Keeping their routines and training regimen are essential to their longevity and career success. For up and coming athlete’s; quality sleep, diet, and recovery are important factors to improving as a player. On the court rivals Lebron James and Steph Curry have some similar and unique daily routines attributed to keeping them among the greats.
wakes up at 5:00am gets about 8-9 hours of sleep each night. With his daily naps he averages about 12 hours a day of sleep total. Lebron makes it a point to turn off all electronic devices 30-45 minutes before he goes to sleep.
Lebron's training outside of the court includes cardio and sprints, strength and conditioning workouts, and yoga or Pilates to help with recovery and flexibility.
Lebron sticks to clean eating. His strict diet includes avoiding sugars, fried food, and artificial beverages.
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Steph also tries to stick to an 8 hour sleep schedule as well and puts a stop to screen time about a half an hour before he goes to sleep. He wakes up around 8:00am typically and makes it a point to nap at least once a day as well.
Steph's diet includes a high calorie intake to keep his energy up. While Steph watches what he eats, and for the most part sticks to eating the right foods, he doesn’t stick to a very strict diet. Fortunately for Steph, his wife is a cook with several published cook books, and she cooks the majority of his meals to help keep him on track.
Aside from basketball and recovery training he does Neurocognitive training to strengthen his hand-eye coordination and decision-making speed.
Steph also makes sure to incorporate family time into his routine daily.
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