How is lack of sleep hurting your gains?

How is lack of sleep hurting your gains, and what you can do about it ?

Sleep is a fundamentally important thing to your body. Without your sleep, your body starts going haywire and is a sure-fire way to get all kinds of nasty health problems. But what are these problems you ask? Well if you really would like to know, some of these are

  1. Increased risk of hypertension
  2. Increased chances of stroke
  3. Obesity
  4. Heart failure
  5. Rise of mental health concerns like depression
  6. Diabetes risk

So safe to say, missing on your recommended 7 to 9 hours of sleep is not good for your health at all. But these issues don’t just end here, lack of sleep can affect your capacity to remember and have good memory, your coordination, effects the endocrine system that help the body build muscle mass and repair cells and tissues, in addition to other growth functions.

What could you do about it?

Now, while certain retains for lack of sleep is due to underlying medical conditions that you have your health care provider take a look at and provide a solution for, we as individuals can take up certain preventive actions that can help us avoid getting issues related to sleep.

Preventive measures that can be taken to have a good sleep.

  1. Avoid day time naps
  2. Reduce caffeine and alcohol Intake
  3. Consistent sleeping time and waking time
  4. Sticking to your sleep schedule even on holidays and weekends, especially in the upcoming months
  5. Increased fitness activities or exercising to effectively utilize the body’s energy and prep your body for sleep.

Exercising regularly is great for your body and can lead to numerous health benefits. A good night’s rest is also quite important for someone aiming to effectively build their body and gain more strength.

For more information, on how to create an effect training and sleep schedule, inquire at Solitaire Fitness.