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Sleep Well to Maintain Optimum Fitness

Posted by on Thursday, January 28, 2010, 3:48
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Sleep is the most important to maintain the optimum fitness level. The person who sleeps well is the healthiest. It is the process of the sleeping that helps to recharge the energy levels that you have utilized in the day working hard. Sleep is important for concentration, memory formation and the repair of damage to your body’s cells during the day. You need to take at least a sleep of 6 hours to stay healthy. It has been noted that a person who sleeps well lives longer. Researchers believe that during sleep, neurons can shut down and repair any damage done during the day. Without these repairs, the neurons may not function correctly due to a buildup of waste products. Sleep is an important part of the lifestyle that nobody should remember to forget. Here is how sleep helps you to maintain optimum fitness level—.

1. Sleep helps to combat stress. An adequate amount of the sleep helps the person to maintain his blood pressure and the elevated levels of stress hormones which are a natural result of today’s fast paced lifestyle. Too much stress causes excess ‘wear and tear’ on your body, and increases the aging and degeneration of organs, cells and other body parts. By reducing high levels of stress, sleep helps to reverse these effects and encourages a state of relaxation. It is the sleep that helps to combat the stress that is supposed to cause various health problems.

2. Sleep keeps your heart healthy. Sleep is necessary for all body parts to function normally. It is the sleep that helps the person to maintain his hearth health at the best. It helps the arteries and veins in the heart to relax and perform their functions well. All the valves in the heart perform perfectly when you sleep and thus, heart functions well during the sleep. You need to get the adequate sleep to maintain optimum fitness.

3. Sleep is the best anti-aging treatment. Sleep helps to maintain the hormone levels high in the body that makes you young. It reduces the wrinkle formation process by keeping your skin in the best condition. It has been noted in the research studies that people who sleep well look young and live longer than the people who sleep very less. It is the process of sleeping that reduces your tensions and makes your mind relax. In all the ways it allows your body to take the rest.

4. Sleep is one of the best weight loss treatments. Sleep helps regulate the hormones that affect and control your appetite. You will notice that maximum amount of the energy is being utilized in the body at the time of sleep because all the body process performs their function in full swing when you sleep. Thus, the calories are burnt and your stored fats and carbohydrates are utilized, which leads to the weight loss.

5. Sleep improves the functioning of the nervous system. It is only during the sleep that your heads comes in the normal level. This way the blood supply to the head is increased. This helps to reduce stress and tensions. Sleep allows your brain to relax. You must have notice that whenever you fall ill, your doctor suggest you to sleep well or even gives the medicines that induces sleep. This is because it is during the sleep the your brain can function well and help to combat the health problem. Memory is also increased by taking the adequate sleep.

6. Sex improves immune power. It is during the sleep that increases the production of the antibodies that build our immune system. The natural immune power of the person who sleeps well is found to be much more than the individual who doesn’t sleep well. The occurrence of the common cold and flue is found to be very less among the person who sleeps well.

This way your fitness level is maintained at the optimum level due to the good sleep.