A good early morning workout might not be as helpful to overall well being if it means sacrificing vital hours of sleep, according to experts. A new Huffington Post Live video panel of experts says that sleep is equally important to overall health and well being as is exercise.
Scott Collier, a professor and researcher from Appalachian State University, says a recent study he worked on revealed that in order to decrease hypertension, an early morning aerobic workout was the number one best way to do so.
Dr. Nancy Simpkins, a board certified internist, emphasizes that she cannot see how a human body can keep going on only three hours of sleep on a consistent basis. "We can't sacrifice one for the other because they interplay very closely," she says. See the video for further analysis.