When it comes to New Year’s Resolutions, weight loss would have to top the charts hands down – every single year, every single time.
But when you’re a shift worker – achieving this goal can become even harder to reach.
In fact you probably go to bed at night (or the day, depending on your shift), wondering if you’re ever going to get back to that svelt figure that you once had when you were 16 years of age.
OK, if that’s what you’re aiming for then we may need to readjust your goals a little!
However if you’re trying to lose weight around working crazy and irregular hours, it can often feel as though it’s one step forward, two steps back.
Have you ever wondered why it’s so hard?
Well there are a number of reasons why but in a nutshell, whenever we’re sleep deprived our body essentially becomes biologically stressed (*).
Yep that’s right.
Our body is stressed even before we’ve walked through the front door and started our shift! (more…)