If the day has gone by and you're still trying to fit in a workout, going for intense exercise before bedtime may not be on the top of your evening to-do list. But while some research has shown that heavy cardio may disrupt circadian rhythms in some people, light exercises and stretching can actually help your body relax as you prepare for bedtime.
If you're one of those people who feel restless after an evening workout, vigorous exercise in the evening may not be for you. Instead, focus on restorative or low-intensity workouts that will still benefit your body without causing too much stress. Try a few of these: