Here at ISS, we’re often on the road seeing clients. One thing we always pack is our exercise gear. Squeezing in a daily workout is a top priority, especially
if we are overseas. We feel it helps with counteracting any jet lag we may have. And now, we have research to back us up!
A recent study has found that exercise can shift our circadian rhythm, with the direction and amount of this effect depending on the time of day or night in which we exercise.
The study involved examining exercise and melatonin levels in 101 participants for up to five and a half days. It was found that exercising at 0700 or
between 1300 & 1600 advanced the body clock to an earlier time, and exercising between 1900 & 2200 delayed the body clock to a later time.
So if you’re looking to help minimise your jet lag, or even get yourself back in sync after a block of shift, get those running shoes on at those specified
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