Exercise is Important to Promote Good Sleep (Contd)
Some Tips on Exercising
If you don't exercise yet, GET A MOVE ON IT! and start now. The best time to exercise is in
the morning, as this will promote a quick temperature rise...
...However, avoid exercise 3 hours prior to going to sleep, as your body temperature will
probably still be on the rise, and you may find falling asleep / sleeping deeply more difficult.
If you don't exercise already, I'm not suggesting you get up off your butt right now, but start by getting a membership
at your local gym and begin a full scale work out program. You can do that only if you really
want to. However, recent study shows that just moderate exercise during the day has many
If you can't motivate yourself to start exercising regularly, you could
find a less intensive physical activity that you still enjoy, like walking briskly, biking,
rollerblading, these will still have a substantial effect at raising your body temperature.
My final point about this would be: What's the point of trying to rejuvenate your body, and
increasing the quality of your sleep, if you're not going to use your body?