Did you know that lack of sleep could be your enemy in the fight to lose fat?
If you’re trying to lose weight, you’re probably focusing on what you eat and how you exercise but equally important is a good nights sleep.
If you’re not getting enough sleep your 'hunger hormones', ghrelin and leptin will be affected. Ghrelin stimulates your appetite and leptin suppresses your appetite. If they’re out of balance they send a message to your brain that more food is needed when actually you’ve eaten enough. It’s nearly impossible to overcome that message with willpower alone.
So, here are some tips for a good night’s sleep:
Which tip will you use tonight to enjoy a better night's sleep?
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Hello there, my name's Julie Dennis and I'm a fitness coach specialising in weight loss and body transformation results.
After 20 years behind a desk in London employed in a variety of roles in the management...