We all feel the benefit from a good night’s sleep. Getting the right amount of sleep is paramount for a healthy and productive lifestyle, but many of us struggle to get the rest we need. Everyday stresses can lead to restless nights, and for shift workers, frequent flyers, flight and cabin crew operating in different time zones, proper sleep can be something of a challenge.
Finally you can see a number of nutritional factors can help improve sleep, including melatonin, tryptophan and the maintenance of a balanced and healthy diet by limiting the consumption of alcohol and caffeine as they can disturb quality sleep.
Water is however the most obvious and easily achieved into your diet. Including water and regularly hydrating is key to managing performance when on the go, as dehydration can have an impact on every cell in the body therefore not helping achieve effective sleep or recovery.
Adding 1Above to your water may help further as it includes key electrolytes which help support optimal hydration so you can Arrive Ready…
Flying takes its toll on the body, but there are steps you can take to recover quickly.
The cabin environment affects your body, disrupting hormones, digestion and weakening your immune system, leaving you feeling bloated, tired and run- down. In general, your digestion doesn’t operate at its best when flying, so I’d recommend avoiding a big meal just before and during flight. But when you just can’t wait, there are foods you can eat to mitigate the effects and bounce back faster.