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Benefits Of Exercise At Night?

Is it healthy to exercise at night? A. Traditionally, experts have recommended not exercising at night as part of good sleep hygiene. Now a new study, published Oct. 29, 2018, in Sports Medicine, suggests that you can exercise in the evening as long as you avoid vigorous activity for at least one hour before bedtime.

Is it OK to workout at night before bed? Intensity: Because vigorous exercise within an hour of your bedtime delays sleep, choose light- to moderate-intensity workouts at least-5 hours before bed. This gives your core body temperature plenty of time to return to baseline without compromising nighttime sleep.