Sleep is a pretty simple concept.
You close your eyes, let yourself relax and hey presto – you’re on the road to Bedfordshire.
We all need sleep and enough of it. Go too long without enough rest and both your mind and body start to cave in. If you’re trying to fit or slim down, your body won’t respond to whatever diet or training you’re doing because it doesn’t have enough time to rest and grow. Your concentration turns to sh*t. Your moods go haywire. You start craving sugar all the time.
Further down the field, a severe lack of sleep can result in any number of serious medical conditions. We hear experts almost every day talking about how dangerous it is not to get a decent amount of sleep.
The problem is, most of us are really bloody busy trying to live our lives. And to do that, we need to be awake and not in bed.
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