Sleep is something that you don’t realise affects you in such a strong way until you don’t get enough of it! Sleep is something that can improve your performance in and out of the gym. Other aspects that sleep can help with health wise are:
Researchers at the University of Chicago found that dieters who were well rested lost more fat, 56% more participants lost weight faster than those who were sleep deprived.
Sleep and metabolism are controlled by the same sectors of the brain; sleep deprivation can lead to hunger cravings, which may lead to you gaining weight.
Testosterone levels and growth hormone levels are elevated during sleep. This helps the body repair itself. These hormones assist in recovery in strength and fitness gains.
A Stanford University study established that college American football players who slept at least 10 hours a night for seven to eight weeks improved their average sprint time and had less daytime fatigue and higher levels of stamina.
At one of the best premium fitness facilities in the Gulf we recommend you get at least 8 hours sleep per night. This will aid your recovery and keep you fit, healthy and prepared to get another great workout in at our Yas Marina facility. If you need any fitness tips come and visit Vogue Fitness.