Exercise brings better sleep, less daytime fatigue

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Exercise brings better sleep, less daytime fatigue

A report in Mental Health and Physical Activity, shows that people who get 150 minutes a week of moderate exercise (or 75 minutes of vigorous exercise) feel less fatigue during the day and sleep better at night.

Researchers studied 3,081 men and women between the ages of 18 and 85 to determine nighttime sleep patterns. Those who met these National Institute of Health exercise guidelines were less likely to report sleepiness during the day, less likely to experience leg cramps while sleeping, and less likely to have difficulty concentrating when tired.

The doctors also concluded that those who were more active during the day fell asleep faster at night. Wilmington, NC is a great place to live and we have plenty of places to walk and be active. Walking on the beach is great exercise.

By | 2012-06-15T13:09:02+00:00 June 15th, 2012|Life, Wilmington NC|0 Comments

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