This Is What Happens to Your Body When You Sleep and It’s Awesome

August 12th, 2016
by Kathy Kres, YAH & Water Aerobics Director, Personal Trainer

We all know how refreshing a good night of sleep can feel. And we’ve probably all read that quality sleep is a key way to help you recover from workouts better and more quickly. But do you know why?

This infographic from the Sleep Matters Club is simply fascinating. Fascinating. And it, step by step, shows exactly what happens to your body when you sleep — and why it’s so very important for active people. If you’ve been wanting to get fitter and feel better, quality sleep is the way to go, yo. From muscle recovery to REM, here’s exactly why getting the right amount of sleep is so darn important.