Charles Czeisler

Sleep Easy After Evening Exercise By Adjusting Your Meal Schedule

Look, not all of us can fit in a 5 am workout or a lunch break bodyweight flow. That leaves a lot of us exercising in the evenings, but a too-late workout can leave you too energized to sleep. Hold up, say experts—it’s not exercising in the evenings that keeps you awake. It’s eating.

Sleep specialist Charles Czeisler tells the Washington Post that you can mess with your circadian rhythms—your body’s sense of what time it is—by eating after sundown. So if you finished your run or your pickup hoops game in the dark, it’s your post-workout meal, not…