Sleep and Weight Loss

Are you wondering….. Is it really worth the work to get yourself to bed early?

Will getting good sleep be the key in helping you drop weight?

Also……
The bodybuilding world says  to eat a protein shake before you go to bed to “preserve” muscle mass, yet when I wake up in the morning I’m heavier on the scale does. Does this really help me drop weight?

Do you get confused on when you should stop eating at night? What’s the best answer to help drop consistent weight?

If you’re wanting to know the answers to all these

questions that sometimes we get confused by in the weight-loss world, you’re going to appreciate today’s episode.

http://shiftmybody.com/bodyshift/
Have you ever found going to bed early or ending Food 2-3 hours before bed has helped you drop weight?

Leave a comment below and tell us all about it. Remember, what you have to say matters!

Your share maybe the perfect tip to help another woman in shifting their body.

Thanks in advance for contributing so generously here. I learn something awesome each week from you and I really appreciate it.

Luvs

Kristi

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8 Comments

  • Nichole Smith

    Reply Reply October 22, 2013

    Kristi, thank you! I had my husband watch this with me… So he can understand why sleep is so important and why we shouldn’t eat a few bites of “something” before retiring to bed so our bodies will receive the optimum rest from working so hard all day. A way of restoring/resuppling our bodies energy for the next day. ( you look amazing my friend!)

    • kristi

      Reply Reply October 25, 2013

      Nichole! Thank you for your awesome response:) I love that you had your hub watch it. Those men can get in the way of our beauty sleep..ha ha! And yes, our body does so much for us during the day that it deserves FREE TIME! Free time from food, voices, and other things that disrupt homeostasis:)
      Way to find that the little things mean the most! This will pay off so much in your body and life.
      Luvs-Kristi

  • Kay Merkley

    Reply Reply October 23, 2013

    Thank you for this great reminder. Even single people have a hard time establishing an early-to-bed routine.
    Kay Merkley

    • Kristi

      Reply Reply October 25, 2013

      Kay! You are so right, it is actually HARDER to go to bed when we don’t have external forces making us fight for what we know is right:)
      So….stay best friends with YOU and have a slumber party falling fast asleep around 9pm. You will IMMEDIATELY see the benefits in your body, mood,and what you accomplish the next day.
      Luvs and I am so proud of you Kay!
      Kristi

  • Jessica Adlard

    Reply Reply October 23, 2013

    Kristi, I know this is true! Recently I did everything I wanted to do in a week to lose a couple pounds and it worked. I lost 3 pounds in a week! I went to bed late 2 nights in a row and gained 1.5 pounds back!! I got it back off, but boy was that a pain. Thanks for the always great advice. 🙂

    • Kristi

      Reply Reply October 25, 2013

      Jess!
      This is the perfect testimonial for everyone to hear! I am so grateful you value sleep and you truly know it by the data and the “feel” in your body. Thank you so much for sharing this:)
      Muah..Kristi

  • Brenda Smith

    Reply Reply October 23, 2013

    Thank you for this great reminder about the importance of sleep in caring for our bodies and in achieving our goals. In recent weeks I have been staying up way too late and it seems to throw everything out of balance. I’m going to SHIFT to an earlier, more consistent bedtime.

    • Kristi

      Reply Reply October 25, 2013

      Brenda!
      Let’s put it out there for your next couple of weeks prior to mini mastery. Let’s get to bed by 930:??? what goal do you want to set, I will be in on it with you!
      Luvs my dear, thank goodness the world has Brenda! Your smile and way of approaching your body and life is a beautiful story:)

      Kristi

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