Get a good nights sleep 

So.. I’m horrible at going to sleep early. Most of it has to do with my job, I usually always get out at 11pm or 12am. But I still always strive to get at least 8 hours of sleep every night.

Why is sleep so important ? 

When you are trying to be healthy and fit and going crazy in whole foods and working out until you drop at the gym. You HAVE to have a good nights sleep every night. It’s a Big part of being healthy. Just like drinking water ..

I remember I read this in a self magazine. I don’t remember who it was (I’m pretty sure it was a Victoria Secret model ) they asked her; so what is your secret to staying radiant and healthy? She answered, “I sleep a lot and drink a lot of water “. 

After I read that, I kid you not I drowned in water and woke up with so many eye bags because I slept TO MUCH. (I tend to overdue everything)

10 benefits of sleep


 

  1. Better mood
  2. Healthier skin
  3. Better concentration
  4. More energy
  5. Good blood pressure
  6. Less inflammation
  7. Maximum gym performance
  8. Prevents migraines and headaches
  9. Build muscle easier
  10. Improve memory

Sleeping is great! It’s not like we have to motivate ourselves to get sleep.. I understand motivation is needed to stay fit and go to the gym but sleep? Theirs keys to staying healthy and if sleeping is an easy one, just knock that one right out of the list and hit the snooze!

 

2 Comments

  1. April 7, 2016 / 5:38 PM

    AMEN! Sleep is crucial. I wrote a blog post called the Get Your Shit Together Guide, and in it I noted the importance of sleep and taking care of your body. Thanks for sharing this! 🙂

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