Skip to content

Get 10% on Your First Order claim now

75,000+ Worldwide Reviews
  1. DMoose
  2.  ⋅ 
  3. Latest News

Snooze to Achieve: Sleep Helps Stick to Fitness Goals

Learn how regular and uninterrupted sleep can boost adherence to physical activity and dietary modifications in weight loss programs. Read on to know all the details.

Luna Morin
Snooze to Achieve: Sleep Helps Stick to Fitness Goals
Table Of Contents

Getting regular and uninterrupted sleep may help people adhere to physical activity and dietary modifications prescribed in weight loss programs, according to preliminary research presented at the American Heart Association's Epidemiology, Prevention, Lifestyle & Cardiometabolic Health Scientific Sessions 2023.

The Study... Researchers examined sleep habits and adherence to lifestyle modifications in a 12-month weight loss program that included 125 overweight or obese adults. After adjusting for age, gender, race, and bed-sharing status, the study found that better sleep health was associated with higher attendance rates at group intervention sessions, adherence to caloric intake goals, and improvement in time spent performing moderate-vigorous physical activity.

Importance of Sleep... Sleep was added in 2022 as the eighth component of optimal cardiovascular health, which includes eating healthy food, being physically active, not smoking, maintaining a healthy weight, and controlling cholesterol, blood sugar, and blood pressure levels.

The Limitations... A few limitations of the study are that it did not incorporate any intervention to help participants improve their sleep, the sample was primarily white and female, and the overall sample population had relatively good sleep health at baseline.

Future research questions include whether improving sleep health can increase adherence to lifestyle modifications and ultimately increase weight loss and whether sleep should be optimized before or during attempted weight loss.

Healthier and Happier Life is One Step Away.

Get information on health, fitness and wellness with our weekly newsletter.

Luna Morin

Luna is a freelance writer, passionate about bringing a positive change in people’s lives by producing well-researched content related to health and fitness. She makes sure that her content is relatable to her audience by exploring the latest trends in fitness.

Start your fitness journey today!

Take an extra 10% off your order.

reach out

Toll Free: (833) 366-6733

5700 Crooks Road, Troy, Michigan 48098

*By submitting this form you are signing up to receive our emails and can unsubscribe at any time.