In modern life, many people have bad sleep problems. If you increase the amount of exercise because of insomnia, you will make the quality of your sleep worsen, which is caused by the inappropriate exercise. Faced with this situation, what are we going to do?
Some people think that poor sleep can be improved by exercise, so they go to the gym to do a large amount of training. In fact, however, it sometimes will aggravate insomnia.
First of all, exercise can actually improve sleep conditions because it can regulate autonomic nerve, meanwhile it can transfer and inhibit the elation of brain. Study found that regular aerobic exercise with low intensity have a good correction function on sleep. In general, it is fairly appropriate to do exercise 3 to 4 times per week for 30 minutes each time. In terms of sports ways, aerobic exercise with moderate-intensity fit you well, such as jogging, swimming, cycling, etc.
However, if you are under poor physical and mental state caused by long-term insomnia, you should not do exercise with high-intensity blindly. Body needs adequate sleep to repair tiny muscle injuries caused by training and resume physical strength. But over-training may aggravate insomnia when you are under poor physical conditions, which make you caught in a vicious cycle, thereby affecting a variety of metabolic and endocrine function which lead to endocrine disorders.