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I have been working out for a while but I haven't much gains is this do to little sleep?

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Dr. Michelle Zetoony
Internal Medicine - Sleep Medicine
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In brief: Exercise and sleep

Good questions and the answer: maybe.
Certain stages of sleep can lead to increased amounts of growth hormone and other hormones that can be helpful for increased muscle mass. Relative deprivation can cause trouble. There are a lot of other issues that may be involved including eating less nutrious food and decreased energy, so less time exercising.

In brief: Exercise and sleep

Good questions and the answer: maybe.
Certain stages of sleep can lead to increased amounts of growth hormone and other hormones that can be helpful for increased muscle mass. Relative deprivation can cause trouble. There are a lot of other issues that may be involved including eating less nutrious food and decreased energy, so less time exercising.
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