Exercise & Your Body’s Circadian Rhythm

Anyone who travels across time zones regularly knows quite well about the challenges of trying to quickly get your body on-board with it’s new schedule. With the constant quest being to find the perfect combination of rest, food, relaxation, etc. to ease the transition quickly. So, is there an answer? A recent study from the University of Kentucky examines the role of “zeitgebers” – or time cues – in helping to reset the body’s internal clock. As it turns out the body has several tried and true time cues. The most common, strongest, and well-known is the role of night vs. day (or dark vs. light). Meals are also an important and well-known cue to help set the body’s circadian […]