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Sleep Challenge

February 17, 2016    |    by admin    |    in Uncategorized

How is the Sleep challenge? Which changes are you making to improve your quality and quantity of sleep?
Let us know how it is going when you come in for training. We love to support your steady, small changes that ultimately keep you wholistically healthy, strong and trim.

Here is a link to an article on how sleep deprivation is keeping you fat.

Is Sleep Deprivation Making You Fat?

It emphasizes going to bed and rising at the same time every day. This sets up your body to release cortisol in the morning so that you wake feeling rested and energetic. If you stay up past 10 or 11 pm, you will “get a second wind”. This is a cortisol spike at the wrong time of day and repeating the stay up late cycle results in a poor night’s sleep and waking feeling groggy.
Ideally, you will feel yourself wake up naturally, just before your alarm, at the same time every morning.
It emphasizes going to bed and rising at the same time every day. This sets up your body to release cortisol in the morning so that you wake feeling rested and energetic. Ideally, you will feel yourself wake up naturally, just before your alarm, at the same time every morning. If you stay up past 10 or 11 pm, you will “get a second wind”. This is a cortisol spike at the wrong time of day and repeating this cycle results in a poor sleep quality and waking unrested and groggy.

The Dalai Lama says that sleep is the best meditation. So get your sleep and your meditation in and feel like a rock star bio hacker!