Movements and Routines for Better SleepJun 04, 2020
Moving your body in certain ways while you're awake can prepare it for better, longer sleep. Specifically, there are two powerful strategies that can help you sleep better:
1. Exercise During the Day
Exercise during the day will likely help you sleep better. Just remember to try and finish moderate to high intensity exercise at least three hours before you go to bed to keep your stress hormones down and your body cool at bedtime.
Don't have an exercise plan yet? In order to help you find a movement routine that works for you, we have created three resilient movement plans: the Basic Movement Plan, the Even Better Movement Plan, and the Ideal Movement Plan. Learn more and find the plans here.
2. Create Evening and Morning Routines
Incorporating more meaningful movement throughout your day can play a big role in the quality of your sleep. One way to accomplish this is to create morning and evening routines. These routines incorporate mindful movement, self-care, and other healthy habits to benefit both your sleeping and non-sleeping hours. We've developed some specific routines for you to follow, but you can always adjust them to fit your preferences. Find our recommended morning and evening routines in our upcoming blog posts.