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Fit Tip: Spring into better sleeping

A good sleep is essential to your health and wellbeing. Utilize the recent time change to reset your sleep habits with these tips before heading to bed for the night:

• Avoid bright light in the evening and expose yourself to sunlight in the morning. This will keep your circadian rhythms in check.
• Go to bed and wake up at the same time, even on the weekends. 
• Avoid eating large meals for 2-3 hours before bedtime. Try a light snack 45 minutes before bed if you’re still hungry.
• In your bedroom try dark curtains, eye shades, ear plugs, or a "white noise" machine. No TV’s or computers in the bedroom!
• When you can’t sleep, go into another room and do something relaxing until you feel tired.

With these tips you can spring into a new sleep routine and get a better night’s sleep.