Did you know that your SLEEP 😴 impacts the effectiveness of your healthy efforts in the gym and kitchen?
It’s TRUE! The quantity and quality of your sleep plays a critical role in regulating your hormones which in turn impact your metabolism and your appetite!
Today’s #SWEATtip will help you improve your SLEEP by first establishing a bedtime routine. Read more to find out how.
Step #1: SLEEP Quantity
Your sweat goal is to get between
6-8 hours of sleep. So, your first step is to determine what time when you need to get to bed based on what time you need to get up to achieve this amount.
Step #2: SLEEP PREPARATION
Next, make a list to determine which activities need to be included your bedtime routine (kids, pets, prep for next day, etc). Start with the NO MATTER WHAT LIST! (Brush teethe, lunch, tidy up, pray etc.)
Then add the things that would be ideal to have done. *If you struggle with falling/staying asleep, stay tuned for More tips.
Step #3. PREP TIME
Now you need to determine how much time you need to get those things done.
Aim for 1-1.5 hour max so that your routine is doable and not stressful.
Step #4: SLEEP ALARM
Next, you will set an alarm to Begin Your bedtime routine each night.
Adjust your time/routine as needed
based on your schedule.
Step #5: PRACTICE, PRACTICE, PRACTICE!
This will take a lot of practice, so be gracious with yourself (and your family)!
Do you have more tips on creating good bedtime routine? Please share!
A Jesus girl who desires to honor God with my everyday choices! I love my family, sweating with my friends, and anything chocolate!
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Do you not know that your body is the temple of the Holy Spirit?
You are not your own. You were bought with a price.
Therefore, Honor God with your body.
1 Corinthians 6:19, 20