The Perfect Early To Bed Routine For weight Loss

Hello everyone, hope all of you are doing great and are keeping healthy and happy. Having a fixed routine is paramount for your body to function properly. A fixed routine is also key for your body to get adequately recharged for the next day. Your routine becomes even more important when you’re trying to lose weight and live a healthy lifestyle. Planning your night time routine to ensure you sleep on time is very important. All the hardwork you put in at the gym and in your workouts can go waste if don’t follow a good routine to get sufficient rest for your body.

Benefits of sleeping early

  • Sleeping early keeps your heart healthy
    • Late sleeping has been linked to worsening of blood pressure and cholesterol which are the big risk factors for heart diseases and strokes
    • Your heart will be healthier if you get between 7 to 9 hours sleep every night
  • Melatonin, a hormone that regulates the sleep wake cycle is thought to protect against cancer
    • It appears to supress growth of tumors
  • Sleeping early reduces stress
  • Adequate sleep reduces inflammation
  • A good night’s sleep makes you feel energised and more alert the next day
  • Sleeping early improves in a process called memory consolidation
    • Deep sleep is a very imporant time for your brain to make memories and links
    • Getting more quality sleep helps you remember and process things better
  • Pepole who sleep fewer hours in the night are more likely to be overweight and obese
    • The hormones, ghrelin and leptin which regulate appetite have been found to be disrupted by lack of sleep
  • Early sleeping is also linked to reduced depression
    • Sleep impacts serotonin in the body
    • People with serotonin deficiency in the body are more likely to suffer from depression
  • Sleeping early helps the body repair itself better

Winding up my work

  • I wind up my work by 1730 hours
    • This early winding up of work is very important if I want to hit the bed early

Evening workout

  • My evening workout is limited to 15 – 20 minutes
  • I work on particular body parts in the evening
  • Today my evening workout consisted of leg day
  • It has the following exercises
    • Squats
    • Lunges
    • Calf raises
    • Streches and roller routine

Dinner preparation

  • Post my evening workout, I start with my dinner preparation
  • This is roughly around 1810 hours in the evening
  • I carry out any recipes video shooting in case it’s due at this time

Evening snack

  • After finishing my dinner preparation, I consume my evening snack
  • This snack is generally very light as it is consumed close to dinner time
  • For today, the evening drink was moon milk

Family time

  • In the current circumstances, it is very important to make time for family
  • We are lucky to have a big terrace where the entire family spends time in the evening

Dinner

  • My dinner is usually at 1930 hours
  • I am very particular when it comes to dinner time as I follow strict intermittent fasting

Bed routine / night routine

  • I start with my night routine at around 2030 hours
  • This is possible as in generally stay away from the television
  • Thus routine has a bed time and hair care routine of 10 minutes
  • This is followed by planning for the next day
  • During this time I consume my bed time drink
  • I read a book to my son for some time before hitting the bed

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