Health and Fitness: The Untapped “Exercise”

How many hours of sleep do you get every night?  It’s funny, because at some point in time it became a badge of honor to be getting through the week with only 3-4hrs of sleep a night and this attitude has truly started to take its toll on all of us.  Most people think that our greatest health and fitness improvements come during the workout – in fact, the improvement comes when the body is recovering from the stress.  Not getting enough sleep leads to a prolonged state of stress and holds off on the recovery – which creates a vicious circle.  So work hard, definitely – but make sure that you’re allowing yourself enough time to recover from that work. ....................

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