Getting a good night’s sleep is just as important for our health and wellbeing as having a healthy diet and getting regualr exercise.
Research has shown that poor sleep can have immediate negative effects on exercise performance, hormone levels and brain function.
Good sleep on the other hand, can help improve exercise performance, help you eat less and be generaly healthier.
Here are 5 tips to help you sleep better at night.
1. Control your light exposure.
Studies have shown that increasing your exposure to bright light during the day can have a positive effect on the quality of your sleep. These studies have mainly focused on people with severe sleep issues, but should also help improve your sleep if you have only moderate sleep problems.
The reason bright light exposure helps with sleep is becasue it helps keep your circadian rhythm healthy. Circadian rhythm is also known as your…
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