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Tips for a Good Night's Sleep

by Latisha Porter (follow)
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I honestly believe that a good night’s sleep is just as important as regular exercise and a healthy diet. Research shows that poor sleep habits can have negative effects on your exercise performance, brain function and can also cause weight gain.


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Here’s some proven tips to help you sleep better at night:

• Tip 1 – Increase bright light exposure during the day.

• Tip 2 – Reduce blue light exposure in the evening.

• Tip 3 – Reduce caffeine consumption during the day.

• Tip 4 – Do not take long daytime naps.

• Tip 5 – Sleep and wake at consistent times.

• Tip 6 – Take a melatonin supplement if you struggle with sleeping at night.

• Tip 7 – Minimize drinking alcohol at night.

• Tip 8 – Optimize your bedroom environment, such as temperature, noise, and lights.

• Tip 9 – Do not eat a large meal before bed time.

• Tip 10 – Relax and clear your mind

Never take a good night’s sleep for granted. As you can see, good sleep habits can help you eat less, exercise better and be healthier.

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