I’ve compiled a list of some great links on the importance of rest, recovery and sleep.
Wondering if a certain disorder or disease affects or is affected by sleep? It probably is. Check out this extensive list of sleep topics from the National Sleep Foundation: Here
A picture of the effects of sleep deprivation: Here
How can we apply this stuff to fitness? This is an article on how to recover from exercise which is probably the most overlooked aspect of fitness.
Do you get eight hours of sleep every night?
Paul Piracci, BS CSCS
Paul brings a background of athletics and education to the Empower team. He believes that wellness should be viewed as a blended lifestyle that balances nutrition, a healthy mind, and fitness which incorporates fun recreational activities. For more information about Empower Personal Training please call (919) 401-8024.