According to Merriam Webster dictionary, sleep is the natural, easily reversible periodic state of many living things that is marked by the absence of wakefulness and by the loss of consciousness of one’s surroundings, is accompanied by a typical body posture (such as lying down with the eyes closed), the occurrence of dreaming, and changes in brain activity and physiological functioning, is made up of cycles of non-REM sleep and REM sleep, and is usually considered essential to the restoration and recovery of vital bodily and mental functions.

Sleep and Fitness can work together to help each component get maximum results. The more sleep you get, the more energy and focus you will have to perform your daily activities. Your fitness program will also benefit from a proper sleep routine. The more you connect your sleep to your fitness activities the more your body is able to reduce stress and injury. Good sleep will also help you to get maximum results as far as weight loss, muscle gain, muscle repair and an elevated good mood.

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