6. Helps lower sleep apnea
Sleep Apnea is a sleep disorder in which breathing is briefly and repeatedly interrupted during sleep. However, the good news is that studies have found that exercise can help lower the severity of sleep disordered breathing and may help to reduce the severity of obstructive sleep apnea.
7. Helps with restless leg syndrome
Exercise has also been shown to help with restless-leg syndrome, a disorder of the nervous system which occurs when the legs or other parts of the body, like the arms or face, itch, burn or move involuntarily, preventing you from sleeping.
8. Stabilizes your mood
It is well known that negative emotions such as anger, frustration, irritability, sadness can lead to sleep disorders. Physical exercise is a wonderful way to stabilize your mood and decompress the mind, which in turn leads to a better quality of sleep.
9. Exercise helps set your body clock
Our body clocks operates in a 24-hour cycle. Our activities during the day, including exercise, determine how smoothly that cycle runs, which in turn helps set up your body clock for sound sleep.
10. Makes you feel content after a long day
Whatever the levels of stress that challenged you during the day, 30 minutes of exercise can give you back energy and control to your mind and body, at the end of the day. This sense of satisfaction that you accomplished your tasks will then lead you to a night of restful sleep.