What Is the connection between fitness and sleep?

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When you push yourself to accomplish something, such as running a race, it may seem very simple to sacrifice a few hours of sleep so you could squeeze in some exercise. In that case, you are one of the 37% of people in the UK who report getting less than the adequate amount of sleep at night. 

However, you may not be aware that not catching those forty winks does more harm than good, especially if you are keen on getting in shape.

Sleep and fitness are closely linked as highlighted on this link. Sleep deprivation prevents you from reaping the benefits of physical activities, whereas working out is pointless unless you get a good night’s sleep.

Read this article for a closer look at just how much sleep and fitness are connected so that you could use it to your advantage.