The statistics shows that nowadays 65% of people do not get the required amount of sleep. If you want to look good, you should monitor your sleep. Lack of sleep affects your performance and can cause many problems. For people who are involved in bodybuilding process, it is especially important because it can affect the growth of muscle mass.
Doctors recommend sleeping 8 hours a day, but you must ensure that your sleep process was healthy as well. There are opinions that the sound of an alarm clock waking you up is harmful, due to the fact that it violates your internal rhythms of sleep.
In order to get up on your own, you must develop your own sleeping regime. You must pursue different experiments; for example, go to bed earlier than usual. Do not watch TV before bedtime, because it stretches the optic nerve, and in consequence it disturbs the cerebral cortex. Three hours before sleep you need to complete any physical activity, especially exercising.
If you are going to sleep, but you cannot fall asleep, you can read a book or a magazine in order to relax. And in any case, do not drink alcohol; it is very negative for the entire body. Try to keep your sleep healthy without using sleeping pills. Take care of your sleeping process as you take care of your dietary regime or workout regime. The sleep is as important for an athlete as any other activities.