Sleep is essential for weight loss. Regulating your sleep will in fact help with overall health and well-being. Sleep is important because how much you get does in fact affect what you eat and there is a metabolic affect when food is eaten while you are sleep deprived.
The interesting thing is, losing excess unnecessary weight helps you sleep better too. this means to a certain degree you can literally “burn fat in your sleep!” however A sleep-deprived body will produce more of the stress hormone cortisol leading to symptoms of overeating and of course as many of you already understand binge eating doesn’t exactly enable you to achieve the body that makes you happy and confident.
Your produces the most growth hormones while you’re sleeping,these in turn enables your body to burn fat as well as repair and build muscles so you can increase strength and lose weight. Not to mention, if you’re exhausted, you’re much more likely to skip the gym ( although right now going to the gym is not exactly a viable option, stay safe people!) however while Proper sleep can help you avoid excess weight gain and, over time, lose weight. you cant plan to take a extra long catnap and miraculously expect to drop 10 pounds by the end of the month.
So in conclusion while sleep is not a cure-all for your weight loss ailments it can ,paired with a healthy diet and a strict exercise regiment, be and incredibly effective compliment like the honey to my tea!
remember stay strong and especially safe and don’t be afraid to ask for me to go in depth on another health and fitness topic.