There’s a saying: lean bodies are built in the gym and kitchen. And although you need to follow a proper nutrition and exercise regimen … if you don’t allow your body to recover through sleep, you’re going to set your results back up to 50%.
So what is it about sleep and recovery that makes it important to fat loss?
Well, anytime we undergo any type of stress like working out, pulling an all nighter or helping a friend move heavy furniture; the insides of our bodies end up looking like a Walmart after a black Friday sale (cellularly speaking)!
It’s only during our sleep cycles that our cells are able to clean up the mess, rebalance our hormones, sweep up our digestion system and build new cells (like skin, hair, nails and muscles).
When we don’t give our bodies enough time to recover and repair, we actually end up with greater stress hormone levels (cortisone) and inflammation – causing diseases, weight gain and extremely low energy levels.
Hormonal imbalance and inflammation are the root of all illnesses such as cancers, diabetes, high blood pressure and heart disease… Scary stuff to look forward to if you neglect your health.
Getting more sleep is the simplest way to not only improve your health but also contribute to a shrinking waist size!
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