Sleep plays a vital role in weight management, mood, energy, decision-making abilities, and overall happiness. Yet more often than not, it’s one of the first things we sacrifice in order to get through our to-do list.
Dialing in your sleep is a major proponent for busting through plateaus, which is why we refer members to this article often. So much so that we’ve added more tips and practical devices for improving sleep to the list!
Earlier this year we shared these simple strategies to help you get a good night’s sleep. We’ve added to those strategies and included further suggestions below to ensure you’re getting the most out of your sleep each night!
Oh, recovery — we know how important it is, but for a lot of us, it’s difficult to take the time to do it.
Stepping out at lunch to up your step count not only gives you a chance to clear your mind, but it also gives you a chance to stretch out your joints, fix your posture and break up any soreness left over from your last leg day.
We need protein for maintaining and building muscle. Let’s talk specifically about the importance of protein intake for recovery while you sleep.
With Team WAG’s March Goal being focused on sleep, we wanted to share some more in depth information as to why getting quality shut eye really is so important.
Your goals don’t just have to be body composition or athletic-based to see the direct correlation between sleep and performance.
“Aim for 7-8 hours of shuteye each night,” a statement we’ve heard our entire lives. Yet for many of us, actually getting that much sleep is more like a fairytale than reality.