Updated: Dec 19, 2021
Fact is , “science shows that exercise increases the total amount of sleep, in particular,REM sleep which helps your brain reboot.” (Mary Anderson) Getting this kind of sleep requires slow-wave sleep associated with decreased core body temperature. Cinthya Pena Orbea,M.D. a sleep disorder specialist at the Cleveland Clinic confirms that,” When you exercise, your core body temperature increase,which tends to decrease your body temperature even more at night.” You can do any kind of exercise your willing to do at least 3 times a week should be part of your regular sleep hygiene! Any ?s No more excuses! Just put it into practice. Adding another layer of support, according to the International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity says that those who do strength training fall asleep faster and wake up less frequently throughout the night. The more consistent you are over time the better, and yes, endorphins lower your stress.