As you sleep, especially in its deeper stages, your body goes through several changes. It lowers blood pressure, critical for letting your heart rest. Cardiovascular health obstacles are tackled here, and chronic sleep deprivation, even partial, disallows the release of hormones, including human growth hormone- a vital hormone for muscular development.
Human growth hormone, in short, makes you young.
In fact, professional and elite amateur athletes know that sleep is vital for muscular regeneration and weight control. If you hate the idea of fad diets, regular exercise and a full night's sleep are understandably the most logical choice of action.
“You give your body the chance to repair, recharge, and regrow during sleep. It’s the ideal time to replenish nutrients, and, since your body isn’t moving, it allows the muscles to repair themselves.” says wellness expert Dr. Felecia Stoler, DCN, MS, RD, RACSM from Muscle & Fitness Blog
Bringing regulated sleep back into your normal life "diet" will help your mind and physical well being beyond measures. It will allow you to focus better, have a more attentive mind, and keep a lasting memory. Along with a proper lifestyle a "diet" of sleep and exercise will boost your immune system and keep your muscles in a repairing and healed state.
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