Why air travelers should exercise to beat jet lag

8 Ways to Energize Your Exercise Routine

The research points to the fact that exercise helps the body keep time and assists it in making adjustments using internal as well as external cues. Up to this point, it was thought (by the scientific community) that external cues were the only guides to resetting the body clock. As a seasoned frequent flier, it is highly probable that you have experienced the trials of a body clock that won’t adjust to the time zone you find yourself in. You can’t get to sleep when you want to or you fall asleep at inappropriate times. While some fliers ignore the time zone of their destination on short trips, they still have to face the fact that their body is already making efforts to adjust to it. This means that by the time they get back home, it is probable that their body clock is mid adjustment and now has to do an about-turn.
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Jump into a pick-up game of basketball or take a swim. When you have fun, your exercise commitment becomes less of a chore and something that can truly lift your spirits and cause you to smile something you can look forward to each day! 5. Exercise with a friend. Working out with a friend is not only a good way to spend time with someone who is important to you, it also provides for an instant accountability partner. Ask your friend to help hold you accountable to your exercise program.
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