WEEK 2 Gain – Sleep

Key points:

  • Why you need to sleep to lose body fat
    • Your body recovers and repairs overnight whilst sleeping
    • Lack of sleep affects your hormone levels
    • Your gym performance will suffer with lack of sleep
    • You are more likely to get ill if you don’t sleep enough which sill put the brakes on your progress
    • Aim for 7-8 hours a night
  • How to get a good night’s sleep
    • Avoid caffeine after 4pm
    • De-stress and relax before going to bed
    • Get into a sleep routine – go to bed at the same time every night
    • Avoid drinking a lot of water late in the evening
    • Create a good sleep environment – free from technology, dark, comfortable and quiet
    • Supplement with ZMA
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