Advertisement -- Learn more about ads on this site.

    TXHRT4U   71,147
60,000-79,999 SparkPoints

Fitness Tip#328 - March 6, 2013

Wednesday, March 06, 2013

Early Morning Workout?

We all know how important sleep and exercise are for our health -- so if you got a bad night's rest, is it better to sleep in for an extra hour, or push through your morning workout?

One of the most important recovery, mental and immune system boosting activities for the human body is sleep. If you're short on sleep, you experience higher levels of inflammation and a decrease in the hormones that help you lose fat and stabilize your appetite. For this reason, you should never sacrifice sleep to exercise -- as you're likely to put your body into an unhealthy state.


Member Comments About This Blog Post:
ERIN_POSCH 4/5/2015 6:57PM

    great tip!

Report Inappropriate Comment
RUN4FOOD 3/6/2013 8:50PM

    I'm sure this is very valid, but I think I could build this into an excuse if I tried.
Actually I'm lucky, one of my best talents is sleeping.

Report Inappropriate Comment
GRACEISENUF 3/6/2013 5:02PM


Report Inappropriate Comment

Add Your Comment to the Blog Post

Log in to post a comment.

Disclaimer: Weight loss results will vary from person to person. No individual result should be seen as a typical result of following the SparkPeople program.