It is said that the day should be broken up into a balanced 3 components... rest, play and work. This is suggesting that we should be getting 8 hours of sleep per day. For some this may be easy, but for most this is not quite possible.
To ensure your sleep is a restful one, we have provided some tips and suggestions that may help you fall asleep quicker.
Firstly, let us begin as to why sleep is a necessity. Sleep is needed as it....
- Stabalises blood sugar levels
- Reduces stress levels
- Builds your muscles
- Replenishes your body
- Cells repair themselves
- Will result in better moods
- Can aid in weight loss
- Rechargers your brain
- Can prevent disease
and provides many more benefits!
Fall Asleep Quicker
Eat For Sleep
Foods rich in magnesium, vitamin B6, carbohydrates (as they release serotonin) will promote a restful nights sleep.
You may like to read a previous blog post of ours 'Foods To Help you Sleep' to view some food ideas to take before bed time.
Keep Electronics Out of Bed
It is wise to keep the bedroom electronic free if possible. This will enable your brain to set itself in rest mode. If you do have electronics around, turn them off before bed.
Instead, we suggest unwinding your mind with good novel at least 1/2 hour before bed.
Maintain a Regular Sleep Schedule
Keep your circadian rhythm in sync. Try go to bed and wake up the same time as much as possible. This will set you a good routine and keep you rested.
Get Some Sunshine
Natural exposure to sun helps reset your biological clock. It also helps balance melatonin and cortisol levels.
Engage in Exercise
Involving yourself in physical activity will help you feel tired and exhausted wanting you to have a restful nights recovering sleep.
There are a number of reasons, and no doubt, as to why why sleep is important. Be honest, we all know how great a feeling it is to wake up after a long, restful, non interrupted sleep. You wake up as though you are on top of the world! Sleep is such a important component for your mental, and as mentioned, crucial for physical healthy... Getting enough sleep is something that is highly advised you try and do and if you are struggling, try and get it fixed or seek professional help.
Some supplements we sell and have in stock to assist you are...
Blackstone Labs Anesthetized
Blackstone Labs Anesthetized is quite possibly the strongest sleep aid over the counter product on the market today. This product is extremely potent and should only be used “when you absolutely need sleep, NOW”.
This puts you into a much deeper state of REM sleep meaning your body is optimised for recovery and also natural growth hormone release.
Primeval Labs Xanix
Primeval Labs Xanix is a sleep aid and relaxation so you get to sleep faster and have a much quality of sleep.
Body War Wartropin
Body War Wartropin is a sleep aid and fat loss supplement. This has been designed to maximise the quality of sleep you get of a night. Each ingredient is transparently dosed so you can see exactly what you're getting. You also have added l-carnitine to assist with metabolising fat as an energy source. Sleep better,wake up refreshed and improve body composition while you sleep.
Core Nutritionals Core ZZZ
Core Nutritionals Core ZZZ is a powerful sleep aid supplement.
Like everything in this range this has been clinically dosed for maximum effect.
Core ZZZ increases the amount of rapid eye movement (REM) sleep you get for amazing quality of sleep and optimal recovery.
We all know that our bodies grow and recovery while we sleep so it's important to make the most of this time.
Vitamin D is a fat soluble hormone that is crucial for many functions the body and provides many health benefits.
Vitamin D is know as the 'sunshine vitamin'. This is because, when the sun shines, it releases ultraviolet (UV) radiation. It is the UV rays that is needed for Vitamin production in the body.
As mentioned, sunshine can help with your biological clock and help with sleep.
Now Foods is a very high dosed (a whopping 5000 IU) Vitamin D supplement so we highly recommend it and it may help with your sleep!
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