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How to Wake Up More Refreshed

Rodale Wellness Logo By Christina D'Adamio of Rodale Wellness | Slide 1 of 5: <p>"According to a <a href="https://sleepfoundation.org/sleep-news/study-physical-activity-impacts-overall-quality-sleep">study</a> by the scientific journal of Mental Health and Physical Activity, getting 150 minutes of moderate to vigorous <a href="https://www.rodalewellness.com/fitness/best-workout-for-you">physical activity</a> per week led to a 65% improvement in <a href="https://www.rodalewellness.com/health/5-devices-for-a-better-nights-sleep">sleep quality</a>," says Tishman.</p><p>"Study participants also found that they felt less <a href="https://www.rodalewellness.com/health/power-nap-benefits">sleepy during the day</a> compared to those with less physical activity," he adds. "Just a few 30-minute <a href="https://www.rodalewellness.com/mind-spirit/why-you-should-take-a-5-minute-walking-break-every-day">walks</a> per week could really make a difference in your overall quality of sleep."</p><p><strong>More: <a href="https://www.rodalewellness.com/weight-loss/sleep-weight-loss-tricks">5 Ways to Lose Weight While You Sleep</a></strong></p>

Exercise

Having trouble getting out of bed? Don't worry, Adam Tishman, co-founder and sleep expert at Helix is here to help. Sleep better and wake up more refreshed by following his five tips below.

"According to a study by the scientific journal of Mental Health and Physical Activity, getting 150 minutes of moderate to vigorous physical activity per week led to a 65% improvement in sleep quality," says Tishman.

"Study participants also found that they felt less sleepy during the day compared to those with less physical activity," he adds. "Just a few 30-minute walks per week could really make a difference in your overall quality of sleep."

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