How long is good to wait after a workout to go to sleep? I get some
of my best workouts in at night after my husband goes to bed since I
normally stay up a little later than he does. I know it's best to do
the workouts in the mornings, due to metabolism and fat burning, but I
was wondering if anyone had any thoughts on working out right before
bedtime. I have always (even before I started BFL) been able to get a
good workout in, come home, shower, relax for a half hour or so and
then crash for a great full night sleep. Any thoughts on metabolism
effects of this? Metabolism naturally slows at night, but how does
that work when getting a good workout in right before hand....still
have the calorie burn?
Thanks for any thoughts!
I have no idea, but will say that plenty of folks do workouts at night without problems. If it is what works for you, keep it up.
I am totally pumped after work out, so sleep is out of the question - for me, for a couple hours.
But, ultimately, by the time you shower, drink your post work out shake (probably wait at least a 1/2 hour to digest), and lay down, it just comes down to how long you lay there until you knock off.
A lot of people do it, and still have good success.
"What you put in, is what you are going to get back."
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