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Another Reason to Exercise: Sleep More Deeply

If you are looking to settle down for a long Winter's nap, you should look into adding some exercise into your life. eDiets thinks doing cardio between 4 and 6 p.m. might just help you snooze more deeply. Circadian rhythms that affect our sleep and wake cycle are heat sensitive. When you exercise you increase your body temperature, which is the opposite of what your body does when sleeping. By raising your temperature before dinner, your body will experience a steeper drop in temperature by bed time. This more dramatic temperature change might just help escort you to the land of nod more quickly and help you stay there.


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SugarKat SugarKat 9 years
I NEED TO GO TO THE GYM!!! :tread:
aimeeb aimeeb 9 years
I need to do this, I don't sleep all that well...
laluna27 laluna27 9 years
When I work out I have more energy in general, however, i find that when I lay down to sleep I pass right out now!
Renees3 Renees3 9 years
I went to the gym last night and got one of the best nights of sleep! It was AWESOME!!!
Lovely_1 Lovely_1 9 years
I totally notice this! I do my gym workout around 4:45 and it lasts until 5:45. Nights that I go to the gym, I find I sleep way better and deeper. Nothing can wake me! But if I don't go to hte gym for a couple of days I wake up like every hour!
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