An average club cricketer might spend a few hours a week improving their game.
You might play a couple of games, go to the gym and train in the nets regularly.
What about the rest of the time?
What you do outside of this time also has a huge effect on your performance. Getting the edge and playing good cricket at any level requires good intense training. It also needs attention to the other hours in the day.
This idea is often known as the 24 hour athlete.
A 24 hour cricketer puts their health as a number 1 priority. They know the more he or she focuses the better they will be. It's about making the most of of the entire day and night.
It might seem a big commitment for non-professional players to become 24 hour cricketers. In fact, the lifestyle is suitable for anyone concerned about being at their best in any aspect of life: low stress, healthy body, sharp mind and well rested.
Do it but don't just do it for your cricket.
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