This Is The Ultimate Bedtime Routine For Better Sleep

08/08/2014 08:29 am ET | Updated Aug 14, 2014
  • Sarah Klein Senior Editor, Health & Fitness; Certified Personal Trainer

A bedtime routine might sound like something that's only necessary for the grade-school set, but following a nightly schedule can greatly improve the sleep of the biggest of kids adults, too.

Sleep experts recommend establishing a bedtime routine, both to calm and relax you as you get ready to sleep and so you aren't inadvertently giving yourself jet lag.

But following a nightly routine doesn't mean curling up with a good book and mug of warm milk. In some instances, it just means knowing when to cut yourself off from various daytime activities that can interfere with a good night's rest. Here's when to say when.


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