Exercise improves sleep quality

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Exercise improves sleep quality

Exercise now, sleep better tonight: A study finds that 150 minutes of exercise a week significantly improves sleep quality.The Los Angeles Times “Booster Shots” blog reported a study of 3,000 adults published in the journal Mental Health and Physical Activity suggesting that “getting 150 minutes a week of moderate to vigorous exercise paid off in a 65% improvement in quality of sleep.”
Researchers suggested that “the scientific evidence is encouraging as regular physical activity may serve as a non-pharmaceutical alternative to improve sleep.”

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