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The Slumber Slump: How Sleeplessness Takes a Toll on Your Workout #TheFitHappyMinute

There's a common understanding that exercise alone is the key to achieving peak performance and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. However, as people dive deeper into the intricate relationship between physical activity and overall well-being, they discovered an unexpected factor that could significantly impact their workouts: sleep, or rather, the lack thereof.

One of the surprising ways in which sleep deprivation affected exercise was through impaired coordination.

Sleep was not only vital for performance but also played a crucial role in recovery. The immune system relied on adequate sleep to function optimally, and sleep deprivation hindered the body's ability to heal.

Tips for better sleep:

  • Be consistent. Go to bed at the same time each night and get up at the same time each morning, including on the weekend. Make sure your bedroom is quiet, dark, relaxing, and at a comfortable temperature

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1 Comment

TaiChi LAD
TaiChi LAD
Jun 29, 2023

Good article, first time I heard get up if not sleeping in 20

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