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Why shouldn't people exercise before they go to bed?

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Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Family Medicine
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In brief: May cause insomnia

Exercise is very important; however, late exercise, especially if it is vigorous exercise, can cause insomnia (difficulty falling asleep or difficulty staying asleep) because of the higher adrenaline levels (a potent stimulant) that occur because of the exercise activity.
If night time exercise is you only choice, light or moderate exercise would be better.

In brief: May cause insomnia

Exercise is very important; however, late exercise, especially if it is vigorous exercise, can cause insomnia (difficulty falling asleep or difficulty staying asleep) because of the higher adrenaline levels (a potent stimulant) that occur because of the exercise activity.
If night time exercise is you only choice, light or moderate exercise would be better.
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
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Dr. Chad Zooker
Sports Medicine

In brief: Can effect sleep

Although you may feel tired after a good workout, exercise is stimulating to your body.
Exercising before bed may prevent you from falling asleep effectively.

In brief: Can effect sleep

Although you may feel tired after a good workout, exercise is stimulating to your body.
Exercising before bed may prevent you from falling asleep effectively.
Dr. Chad Zooker
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