Exercise Improves Sleep and Nighttime Breathing Troubles

Exercise and being active during the day help one sleep longer and deeper. However overweight people need to lose 10% of their weight first in order to achieve the same results as those people who are active and do exercise.

“The most compelling point of the research was that this 25% reduction was achieved without any reduction in body weight,” says study researcher Christopher Kline, PhD, a postdoctoral scholar in the department of psychiatry at the University of

During this study of 43 sedentary adults with moderately severe apnea it became clear that those who went for brisk walks and did resistance training, had a drop in interruption of breathing (sleep apnea) during sleep. Also they felt less fatigued and less sleepy !

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