The Connection Between Exercise, Sleep & Your Weight
When it comes to managing your health and your weight, it’s no secret that exercise and sleep are huge factors.
In my recent 4 part video series- the Four Pillars of Health, we learned about incorporating Healthy Eating, Exercise, Mindset and Sleep, and why they are all important for our health. (Link at the bottom in case you missed this series)
You know that exercise will help you burn off some extra calories and boost your metabolism. But you also know that sleep is essential for your overall health and well-being.
So, is it better to skimp on sleep and get up early to workout?
Or is it better to sleep in and skip the gym for another day?
Well, it’s a bit more complicated than that. We need exercise to sleep better but we also need sleep to exercise. And when it comes to weight management, we need both.
So let’s take a closer look at how exercise and sleep affect each other and which one takes the lead when it comes to managing your weight.