Drowsiness is routinely blamed on a lack of a good night’s sleep. Often this is a justified hypothesis; especially when you try to go to work the morning after the Bon Jovi concert smelling of beer and roadie sweat. The two hours of shut-eye you got before your alarm went off are not enough to get you through a regular workday.
A good sleep helps the heart, keeps diabetes at bay and keeps your brain on task. But there are other ways to keep peppy that build on the groundwork that a great sleep provides.
One of the ways is maintaining a firm, weekly exercise schedule that includes at least a 150 minutes of sweat filled cardio. Researchers have found that this amount of activity will improve both the waking hours and the resting hours of the subject involved. In a study published by Psych Central, 65-per-cent of surveyed participants showed improved sleep quality after sticking to this moderate exercise regime.
If you are having issues staying awake at work, it might you need to spend more time at the gym. Try it. If it doesn’t work, it’s probably your mattress. We have an easy answer for that…